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Comet Tail Pale Ale - Blue Hills Brewery

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Comet Tail Pale AleComet Tail Pale Ale

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79
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40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 20.41%
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)
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

08-18-2013 17:29:01 | More by DonFrap
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Dicers

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2%

09-16-2013 02:03:38 | More by Dicers
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Burt

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -12.5%

05-08-2012 23:50:43 | More by Burt
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doremite

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -12.5%

07-03-2013 21:02:05 | More by doremite
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morebeergood

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had a bomber tonight of the newest release from Blue Hills. Poured into an Irish style pint glass. Hazy orange body. Thick white heads forms with a heavy pour. Some lacing, but not much. Smell had a really malty character to it. Great flavor. Lots of malt up front, with notes of caramel and toffee. Then the blend of hops hits the back of your throat at the end. Super smooth mouthfeel, with a creaminess that made this beer easy to drink. Low abv aided with the drinkability too. Great beer for a session or for someone looking for a nicely hopped APA. Easily could enjoy a growler of this one night. Great new addition to the Blue Hills lineup.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2012 06:34:15 | More by morebeergood
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +16.6%

09-16-2012 06:45:09 | More by PatGreer
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3/5  rDev -12.5%

07-03-2012 17:46:32 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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Mikecap

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +16.6%

05-16-2013 14:43:12 | More by Mikecap
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MattXT

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -12.5%

08-02-2013 02:16:11 | More by MattXT
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

04-26-2012 00:28:21 | More by Massbmx
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

11-10-2012 21:44:29 | More by hockeyfighter19
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hopley

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +16.6%

05-03-2013 01:15:38 | More by hopley
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MoreThanWine

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a reluctant 1/8" off-white head which faded pretty fast. The body in masstone looked like ice tea but held to the light it's a pretty hazy apricot. It smells nicely of toasted malt but not much else. The tast has the nice toasted malt and also some cocoa butter and a bit of a rye aftertaste. Fairly long bitter but pleasant finish. Frankly I quite enjoyed this.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2012 01:30:25 | More by MoreThanWine
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AOShabaz

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2%

10-02-2013 21:09:19 | More by AOShabaz
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DrinkingDrake

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2%

04-25-2013 23:32:34 | More by DrinkingDrake
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juicebox

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +2%

12-23-2012 20:46:01 | More by juicebox
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In_Control_Mike

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -12.5%

07-13-2013 01:23:55 | More by In_Control_Mike
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2%

04-25-2012 18:18:22 | More by Larrydoherty
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SHCC

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +16.6%

04-06-2012 00:51:01 | More by SHCC
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

06-03-2012 17:52:12 | More by noyellowfizzbeer
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frosted33

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2%

12-18-2012 01:32:19 | More by frosted33
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ahbaggins

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -70.8%

07-01-2012 17:36:17 | More by ahbaggins
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

10-20-2012 23:46:28 | More by Mikeynas
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codon2004

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bomber that my wonderful wife brought me home from the brewery.

Pours orange with a good clarity. Big head that dissipates slightly faster than average. Moderate lacing.

Light malts are very prevalent in the smell. Not picking up much beyond that, but I like it.

Initial taste matches the smell... aggressive light malt flavor. Caramel in the midtaste and the hops show up at the end. Not overpowering in any sense and goes down very easy.

Really like the smooth, slightly creamy mouthfeel.

I really like this beer. The assertive malt character is different from a lot of APAs. A pleasant surprise for a guy who likes malty Oktoberfests and such. Very nice addition from a favorite local brewer.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2012 21:02:30 | More by codon2004
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fiedler84

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +16.6%

06-09-2012 01:58:05 | More by fiedler84
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Comet Tail Pale Ale from Blue Hills Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.