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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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BA SCORE
86
very good

468 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 468
Reviews: 312
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 17
Gots: 9 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-11-2002)
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Photo of vkv822
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12oz : tulip

Lightly hazy golden orange with a thick, foamy white head that leaves great lacing.

CItrus, spicy, herbal hop notes, with a biscuity, malt backbone.

Medium+ body, mild foamy carbonation.

A decent pale ale. Nothing too exciting, but a pleasant hop profile, balanced with a pleasant malt backing.

vkv822, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of bcsbeer
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

bcsbeer, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of Sturmthis
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Sturmthis, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of 2dogbrew
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

2dogbrew, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of crbnfbr
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

crbnfbr, Sep 06, 2013
Photo of brywhite
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

brywhite, Aug 30, 2013
Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 27, 2013
Photo of MacStinson
4/5  rDev +5%

MacStinson, Aug 26, 2013
Photo of John1985
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

John1985, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of pkalix
4.44/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

beautiful look. beautiful color. brilliant yellow with a thickening core in the middle of the tulip glass. tight white foam sits on top.
smell is kind of grassy, but not like a saison. floral, hoppy. citric. dry.
taste is dry, hoppy. bitterness at the end. nice balance. hint of the grapefruit.
well put together, easily enjoyable, semi-sessionable. thirst quenching on a warm afternoon and the dryness of it reminds me a bit of a pils. most everything they do is above average, it seems.

pkalix, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of Hardcore
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Hardcore, Aug 13, 2013
Photo of Blaze5445
4/5  rDev +5%

Blaze5445, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of whatname
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

whatname, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of DeanMoriarty
4/5  rDev +5%

DeanMoriarty, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
3.76/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Dogfish Head shaped pint glass.

I almost thought this beer was calling me a palooka... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear sunrise brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises mild grapefruit zest, light grass, and firm biscuit. The taste brings in more of the same, the balance favoring the hops slightly, but not enough to drown out the biscuit. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a somewhat dry finish. Overall, a solid, if undistinguished, pale ale, something I could easily see drinking many times in the future.

TMoney2591, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of Mebuzzard
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Mebuzzard, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of pathman
4/5  rDev +5%

pathman, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of GeorgeH
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

GeorgeH, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of scotti314
3/5  rDev -21.3%

scotti314, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of kwa357
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

kwa357, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of mrfrancis
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

mrfrancis, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of BrazilianAussie
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

BrazilianAussie, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of patre_tim
4.38/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Golden with almost no carbonation, thin white foam, slight cloudiness.

S: Piney, heated hops, west coast hops, slight sweet caramel malts.

T: Hoppy, piney heated hops in west coast style, sweet fruity notes, fruity pebbles, light caramel maltiness.

M: Medium light body, low foamy carbonation. Smooth and well balanced.

O: This was an amazing pale ale that surpassed my expectations. Almost approaching an American IPA in style. Really flavourful and delicious.

patre_tim, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of JohnTurano
4/5  rDev +5%

JohnTurano, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of IDABEERGUY
3/5  rDev -21.3%

IDABEERGUY, Jun 28, 2013
Poleeko Gold Pale Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 468 ratings.