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Poleeko Gold Pale Ale - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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Poleeko Gold Pale AlePoleeko Gold Pale Ale

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very good

496 Ratings

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Ratings: 496
Reviews: 316
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 17
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-11-2002

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Had this out of the bottle at Silver Dollar in Louisville. I thought this was a surprisingly average pale. Not a tone of hops or malt - I don't know if the idea here is that it's supposed to be more like a golden, a bit milder, but wasn't what I was looking for. It's fine, but maybe go elsewhere for a pale ale.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a white fizzy fluffy 1 finger head that fades semi slowly, hazy honey orange color.

Nose brings nice grassy noble hops, with a little spicy American touch to them, a bit floral, very touch fruity notes, faint malt base.

Taste starts with juicy malts out front, not a lot just enough for a nice base, followed quickly by grassy spicy hops, a bit earthy and leafy and even floral, again a mix of noble and American it seems, with a touch of fruity notes and very light citrus rind. Finish dries off as the juicy malt fades, gets pretty bitter but not a ton, with more lingering grassy leafy hops, that bring a bit more citrus peel notes and floral characters.

Mouth is med bod, nice carb.

Overall pretty nice, about what a typical APA should be, nice base malt balanced with good fresh hops, nice noble American blend, good bitter lingering finish, sessionable and tasty. Very enjoyable.

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Poleeko Gold Pale Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 496 ratings.