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Guineu Riner - Ca L'Arenys

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BA SCORE
85
very good

46 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.51%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ca L'Arenys visit their website
Spain

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  2.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
American Pale Ale

(Beer added by: squaremile on 08-08-2010)
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A -Pale, very carbonated, decent head, good lacing.

S - Phenomenal aroma of grapefruit, fair amount of hoppiness.

T - Light, not too hoppy, grapefruit. Easy-drinking session beerwith good balance. Slight bitternenss but not overpowering.

M - Slightly light but superb after-taste.

O - Excellent quality for such a low abv. Enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 02:16:55 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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Enjoyed this pale ale on tap at Avenue Pub in New Orleans. Tried a 4oz measure to begin with and ordered a full pint after that...would've had more but was called away by spouse. I was very surprised by the very big flavor of this beer. Citrusy, a bit grassy and a tad too over-carbonated which seemed to amplify the somewhat watery mouthfeel but a quite refreshing pale ale at 2.8% ABV. The best of the "session IPAs" I've tried with YesFace IPA a very close second (with a higher ABV). Try this if you have a chance.

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(Batch 3.1% ABV). 330ml bottle. Tumbler glass. Every time I´ve enjoyed this I felt it so amazing. Yellow color & foggy appearance. White froth, copious crown, good retention, rocky lasting spots & lacing. Floral, earthy, citric, intense fresh yeast aromas, piney & resiny fragrances. Sharp bitter flavor on the upfront lingers into a dry bitter finish. Light body. Moderate carbonation. Rough & earthy hops in the middle as well as pine needles are barely balanced by pale malts. Oily texture. Citric astringency & aftertaste. Refreshing. Very easy drinkability as expected from a low alcohol beer. Highly recommended to avoid a boring session beer.

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A: Clear yellow liquid, plenty of large bubbles on the bottom of the glass that occasionally break away and rise to the surface. White foam head with good lacing.

S: Big citrus nose with a touch of pale malt sweetness.

T: Very bitter and hoppy. Citrus flavors are everywhere. This beer was described to me as hop juice, but to me its more like hoppy grapefruit juice. There is just that much citrus.

M: The body doesn't feel as light as you'd expect such a low ABV beer would possess. Carbonation is very good. There is a watery coat left behind that has some bitterness.

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Unripe melon and a hint of saltines crushed by what has to be Citra musty grapefruit.
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Guineu Riner from Ca L'Arenys
85 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.