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Keebarlin' - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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Keebarlin'Keebarlin'

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BA SCORE
81
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81 Ratings
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MacQ32 on 03-10-2014)
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2GOOFY

California

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-26-2014 02:10:33 | More by 2GOOFY
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Jayhawk

Kansas

2.4/5  rDev -32%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 fl oz. can, bought after enjoying their session Gose, at the local liquor store.

Used a standard US pint glass.

A - It pours a straw color with about a two and a half to three fingers of fluffy foamy off-white head. Leaves behind lots of big fat sheets of lacing. Not sure if this looks nice or like a science experiment gone mad.

S - Piney hops dominate with a thin metallic smell. Also a bit of floral aroma.

T - The taste is grassy and piney. Very light citrus with no malt taste I could discern whatsoever. Lightly metallic finish. Pretty bland and clearly watered down...where's the malt, any malt at all, please. This is nearly hop water.

M - Thin and dry.

Truly not my cup of tea, and I'd not call this a pale ale at all. I like their stout, and loved their Gose, so I was disappointed by this beer. YMMV.

Serving type: can

07-19-2014 20:21:04 | More by Jayhawk
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EnojysAnyBeer

Colorado

4/5  rDev +13.3%

07-18-2014 02:01:36 | More by EnojysAnyBeer
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 fl oz. can, with maybe some kind of canned on date printed on the bottom, but I can't read it. Another new canned beer to me from Anderson Valley, acquired as part of a mixed six pack at the local Binny's.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a lemony orange colored body with about a finger and a half of fluffy foamy off-white head. Leaves behind lots of big fat sheets of lacing. Looks very nice.

S - The aroma is pleasant - fresh piney hop presence, earthy & herbal, some lemony citrus presence, and just a hint of malt backbone. Some leafy herbal spice rack notes are mildly present.

T - The taste is dry, herbal, grassy, & piney. Very light citrus & malt characteristics. Lightly metallic finish. Simple.

M - The feel is bitter & resinous, but the finish is far too dry for any 'session' beer. Medium-light bodied with good carbonation, however.

Overall, an average pale ale at best. Simple, not unique, but pleasant and drinkable. Worth trying, but I won't miss it.

Anderson Valley Keebarlin' Pale Ale ---3.5/5

Serving type: can

07-14-2014 03:44:00 | More by mfnmbvp
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.34/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served in a tumbler.

One day, I'm gonna learn me some Boontling... Anyway, this stuff pours a mostly clear amber-brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose is replete with pine needles, sap, and resin, with some very mild biscuit hanging out in the background trying not to be noticed lighting up their new e-cigs. The taste brings in more of the same, the abundance of straight and uncontested pine accounting for a slight minty flavor creeping in from the edges. A bit of sweetness also seeps into the biscuit, but this is drowned out by the hefty amount of conifer. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a nice enough pale ale, but it's too piney for me to drink much more of in the future.

Serving type: can

07-12-2014 18:56:59 | More by TMoney2591
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Ajmorriso1


3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-12-2014 18:10:23 | More by Ajmorriso1
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Yes, you guessed it. Another beer from the creator of the canquest, woodychandler. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is strong of citrus, hops. Taste is hoppy and bitter up front, giving way to some citrus and malts. feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a satisfying beer.

Serving type: can

07-07-2014 13:20:43 | More by tone77
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waughbrew

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15%

07-06-2014 02:13:35 | More by waughbrew
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timontheroad

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-02-2014 17:31:24 | More by timontheroad
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Razorback09

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-01-2014 00:34:07 | More by Razorback09
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dogfishandi

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

06-29-2014 19:10:16 | More by dogfishandi
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-29-2014 15:38:37 | More by Kegatron
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smcolw

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Starts with a large head that settles with a dome in the center. Large, chunky spots for lace on the glass. The liquid is cloudy with a light amber/dark gold color.

Nice floral hop aroma comes up first. There's also a nice pale malt base. Balanced.

The flavor leans more to the bitter than the smell suggests. Rich body for the style but with plenty of carbonation. The taste starts with a good pale malt but quickly succumbs to the earthy, bitter (read: biting) hop. Moderate aftertaste of bitterness.

Serving type: can

06-28-2014 18:01:11 | More by smcolw
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mastodonj

Colorado

3.1/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

See the review by 8stringfan. He nailed it.
I think people need to realize that this is an attempt to be a low abv session ale.
So, yeah, it's hard to do without a watery feel.
It's mostly real good but there's a bitter aftertaste that sort of jumps out, not in a good way.
At 4.2 % abv, I'm spoiled since Avery has a tap room-only beer that is 4.2% and is much better than this. It's called "4point2"

Serving type: can

06-28-2014 01:33:34 | More by mastodonj
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pkalix

California

4/5  rDev +13.3%

06-26-2014 19:33:58 | More by pkalix
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Mikecap

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-25-2014 02:21:07 | More by Mikecap
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beernads

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

06-25-2014 01:21:29 | More by beernads
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-24-2014 02:52:16 | More by kmos27
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dipso123

California

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

06-22-2014 20:59:08 | More by dipso123
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8stringfan

District of Columbia

3.1/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a can into a large tulip. Dark gold (6) and clear with a frothy 3-4 finger head - yeah, this one is definitely highly carbonated. The head hangs around for several minutes before dissolving into a thick layer of foamy white froth with solid lacing. Nose is strong and hoppy with pine, lots of ganja, light citrus and grass laid out over a nice light malty backbone. It’s a classic west coast pale ale profile and I can almost taste this without even taking a sip. Up front it’s grassy hops and light bitterness. The midpalate sees a surprising amount of almost floral sweetness and sweet orange mixed in with a growing depth of flavor to the hops as the dank ganja and pine resin notes come out more strongly. The other surprise is a good deal of biscuity malt action, which I didn’t expect from the nose. Back of the tongue and swallow see tart citrus, dry fruit, and hop bitterness. The finish is a somewhat thin mix of biscuity malt, vague hints of Rainier cherries, and general hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is light and carbonation, as expected, is heavy. It’s a nice easy sipper but the malty notes aren’t right for me, which to some degree reflects my general dislike for biscuity malt profiles. Not bad, but not anything I’d want to try again.

Serving type: can

06-20-2014 20:51:41 | More by 8stringfan
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paulish

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-20-2014 01:51:04 | More by paulish
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CreekyJarls

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-19-2014 19:02:02 | More by CreekyJarls
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QueerBeer

Colorado

4/5  rDev +13.3%

06-19-2014 15:22:02 | More by QueerBeer
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FHSPSU67

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

06-17-2014 23:17:42 | More by FHSPSU67
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

06-15-2014 16:14:02 | More by acurtis
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Keebarlin' from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.