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Highway 128 Session Series: Keebarlin' Pale Ale - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 12.39%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | 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:
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(Beer added by: MacQ32 on 03-10-2014)
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4/5  rDev +15.3%

Dchou, Jun 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

TX-Badger, Jun 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

ridgeline23, Jun 06, 2014
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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!

DrDemento456, May 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Noonan425, May 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

demosixt, May 14, 2014
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3.73/5  rDev +7.5%

A: Pours a clear medium yellow in color with very significant amounts of active visible carbonation streaming quickly from the bottom of the glass and some faint golden yellow highlights. The beer has a finger tall dense foamy/pillowy off-white head that slowly reduces to a very thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of herbal, citrus/grapefruit pith, and dank hops over the top of a light aroma of biscuit malts.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of slightly sweet biscuit malts with just a hint of caramel. That is followed by moderate flavors of herbal, citrus/grapefruit pith, and floral hops which impart a moderate amount of bitterness that slowly fades away after each sip.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with slightly heavier than moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly crisp upfront.

O: Easy to drink and sessionable with the light body, low ABV, and refreshing flavors. Nice combinations of flavors and aromas from the hops which are a little different from those that are more commonly used in APAs. I would definitely grab this one again and it is outdoor activity friendly since it is available in a can.

dbrauneis, May 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

terence, May 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

scruffwhor, May 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

henryclay_, May 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

bigbluebeerguy, May 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

ejimhof, May 09, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

RXUYDC, May 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

jak, May 05, 2014
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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.

wedge, May 03, 2014
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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.

tastybeer, May 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

crbnfbr, May 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

Nichols33, Apr 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

MrBeige, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

sonofliberty2, Apr 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Tucquan, Apr 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

swimfire, Apr 26, 2014
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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.

Billolick, Apr 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

jaydoc, Apr 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Brewsed, Apr 21, 2014
Highway 128 Session Series: Keebarlin' Pale Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.