1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Comet Tail Pale Ale - Blue Hills Brewery

Not Rated.
Comet Tail Pale AleComet Tail Pale Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
80
good

41 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 41
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 20.12%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Hills Brewery visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: morebeergood on 03-03-2012)
View: Beers (12) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Ratings: 41 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of DBosco
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of JayO
4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

Photo of dcp27
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of ElIndio
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of AOShabaz
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Dicers
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of DonFrap
2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of MattXT
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of In_Control_Mike
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of doremite
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of Mikecap
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Diskothek
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of hopley
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of scmoore81
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of DrinkingDrake
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of soxandbeer
1.25/5  rDev -63.6%

Photo of MAbeerNE1
4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

Photo of juicebox
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of frosted33
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of hockeyfighter19
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Benjaminwileketchum
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of iamdw
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Mikeynas
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of PatGreer
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of SouljaSaia17
4.33/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It honestly is a real treat every time I get to drink a beer from the Blue Hills Brewery. I have taken a few tours and have hiked the Blue hills many times and is a pleasant experience whenever I get the opportunity to visit the area. As far as I know this is a new beer by the Blue Hills, so lets dig in.

A: This beer pours a hazy, golden, lager color with a solid 1-in soapy white head that is slow to dissipate, so hard to tell any lacing at this point.

S: I get some sweet malts and earthy notes up front that consists of a slight hint of passion fruit and clove with some spice at the end.

T: Taste up front is a strong, sweet herbal flavor like a basil or parsley flavor. Through the middle I get some spice, a little malt, and some citrus hops. The finish is of dry yeast and gives off a bready aftertaste.

M: Very earthy with an enigmatic variety of flavors, full bodied but not much carbonation to speak of. Very drinkable for me.

O: A very good pale ale, not too dry and very full with its flavors. I only got a 12oz bottle, but I would definitely love a bomber of this. Prices for these beers are more expensive in stores, but if you get a chance to visit the brewery, you can get a 220z for $3.00. Never had a bad beer by this brewery which is very underrated. Once again, another solid brew from the Blue Hills!

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Comet Tail Pale Ale from Blue Hills Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.