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Keebarlin' - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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95 Ratings
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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 12.68%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | 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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Reviews by MacQ32:
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +14.7%

A - Pours a very clear and very light blonde/golden color with 2 fingures of fluffy off white head. Good retention and lacing.

S - Light citrus hops, slightly spicy, light caramel notes. Simple but nice light fresh hop aromas.

T - initially mild citrus notes, spiced hops, rather biscuity and dry. Minimal caramel sweetness. Aftertaste is dry, minimally bitter, not overpowering and doesnt overstay its welcome. Really just enough to keep me picking up the glass and constantly wanting more. Kind of leaves the impression of an english ipa with a much lighter malt character. I dig it

M - Light, crisp and refreshing, well carbed, smooth drinking and definitely begs to be in my mouth. I shall grant it its wish... definitely a solid session brew

O -

03-10-2014 02:28:22 | More by MacQ32
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Billolick

New York

3.48/5  rDev +0.3%

12 ounce can. Pours lightly hazed lighter near golden. Looser off white head, leaving a thicker film, collar and minor lacing.

Dusty hop nose. Hoppy, but not real fresh smelling.

Middle of the road pale ale. Moderate hops, again kinda stale tasting, and an undercoating of malt. Meh, not really impressed with this one. So-so sessioner.

04-25-2014 01:56:28 | More by Billolick
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henryclay_

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

05-10-2014 15:50:56 | More by henryclay_
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SuperbikeShaun

California

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Had this at an Anderson Valley tasting. Was thoroughly blow away by this beer. Upfront you get a massive amount of hops, not overwhelming and extremely pleasant. It gives way to subtle biscuity malt flavors, finishes dry. This is currently one of my favorite pale ales, and I'll write a more in depth review when I get my hands on some cans of my own.

03-16-2014 03:50:48 | More by SuperbikeShaun
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dogfishandi

New York

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

06-15-2014 16:14:02 | More by acurtis
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tastybeer

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Light gold beer under a nice sized head that fades to leave sticky lace patches all over the glass. Aroma is freshly grainy with brisk spicy/grassy hops. Bread dough, toffee, cereal grain, a touch of butter. Taste is evenly dry, refreshing, peppery spice, nice crisp crackery grains and a little bit of light caramel. Texture is smooth with fine carbonation and a softy gritty effect. Pretty good beer. Refreshing and easy drinking.

05-03-2014 00:46:55 | More by tastybeer
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.19/5  rDev -8.1%

Pours an effervescent gold with 3 fingers of pearl colored head. Nice head retention & lacing

S: Light breadyness.

T: Grassyness, breadyness, some grainy notes up front., plus leafy hops. Astringency as this warms, grassiness & more leafy hops, dryness too. Finishes with a little pear, leafy & woody hops, plus dryness, plus more astrigency

MF: Light bodied, delicate carbonation, not a fan of the balance

This a disappointment, was hoping for far more, hops are just not in my happy place at all. Great, I have 5 more of these to drink...

08-06-2014 04:36:25 | More by russpowell
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-29-2014 15:38:37 | More by Kegatron
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sonofliberty2

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

04-26-2014 17:55:32 | More by sonofliberty2
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev +3.7%

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.

07-07-2014 13:20:43 | More by tone77
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Catracho5

California

3.79/5  rDev +9.2%

Serving type: Served from a can into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a light orange color, less than a finger head on a semi aggressive pour. Lots of carbonation and lots of lacing.

Smell: A small hop aroma, really pleasant, the smell is there, not overwhelming, it doesn't hit hard, but it's a nice hop aroma.

Taste: Taste is bitter, less than some pale ales I have tried, a little hop flavor up front, malt on the backside. This is a 4.2% session pale ale, so the flavors are not as prevalent as an APA that is 5% or above.

Mouthfeel: LIght, easy mouthfeel.

Overall: For what it is a session pale ale, this is outstanding. I hope this remains a year round that is great to keep in the fridge. I would consider this a pale ale that would be a bridge between craft and BMC. A great introduction to craft, something lighter than a Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Great beer for what it is.

04-08-2014 01:31:17 | More by Catracho5
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

04-23-2014 01:24:38 | More by jaydoc
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enelson

Illinois

3/5  rDev -13.5%

03-29-2014 00:15:35 | More by enelson
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wedge

North Carolina

3.65/5  rDev +5.2%

Gold with a little bit of haze and a lumpy head of off-white foam. Mild aroma of resinous, somewhat dank hops, orange, and a quality toasted, biscuity malt base. Green herbal and citrus hops, black tea, and floral notes with some cakey malts. Light bodied and bitter. Seems a bit flat to me, which makes things feel more watery than they should. A tasty little pale ale overall though. Highly crushable, as expected.

05-03-2014 18:54:53 | More by wedge
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largadeer

California

3/5  rDev -13.5%

03-28-2014 05:31:29 | More by largadeer
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metter98

New York

3.79/5  rDev +9.2%

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high bright white head that quickly died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering both the surface and the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of herbal hops are present in the nose along with some notes of floral hops.
T: The taste mostly follows the smell, except the floral hops seem a bit stronger. There is a light amount of carbonation.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a little crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer smells and tastes like it has very fresh hops; I found it to be interesting because the herbal hops were different than you are normally accustomed to seeing in pale ales. The light-bodied nature of this beer makes it very easy to drink.

04-19-2014 01:50:44 | More by metter98
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev +0.3%

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

07-14-2014 03:44:00 | More by mfnmbvp
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dipso123

California

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

03-31-2014 02:53:03 | More by FUwolfpacker
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -13.5%

05-01-2014 09:29:26 | More by crbnfbr
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev +10.7%

Found this at my house of 1,000 beers in the 10 dollar mix six section. Yes please!

A - Damn can you say over carbonated? I crack the can not shook in the slightest and get a foam party! In the glass I see equal of that with two solid inches of the white head atop of a typical pale ale yellow light tint orange.
S - Well its mellow with nothing standing out and no skunk. Just biscuit malts and mild hop bitterness with some saltine cracker.
T +M - A very smooth pale not as watery as some have said. Pale malts, biscuit flavors, and a twang of hop bitterness just to remind you its a beer. Light and slam able.

Overall it's a very good session pale from a brewery I know and love. And... it's gone! Very chugable beer! Much more hops when you slam it!

05-22-2014 03:53:48 | More by DrDemento456
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Modernrickk

California

4/5  rDev +15.3%

03-26-2014 20:50:14 | More by Modernrickk
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.5%

08-25-2014 23:52:45 | More by JohnK17
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Keebarlin' from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.