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Pale Ale The Original - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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56 Ratings
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
German-style Pale Ale, inspired by the Kolsch Ales of Cologne, Germany. Our Pale Ale drinks like a Pilsner, only with more body and flavor.

(Beer added by: Genx on 02-13-2014)
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Reviews by atigerlife:
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atigerlife

Hawaii

3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear golden with a fluffy white head with decent retention. Good carbonation rising.

Aroma is grainy. LIght malts. Not too much going on.

Taste has some light hops, light malts. A clean taste with some spices coming through at the end.

Mouthfeel is light bodied and cleansing.

Overall, a decent brew. Sessionable. Good beer to drink while watching a sporting event on TV, which is what I did.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2014 16:36:44 | More by atigerlife
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Pale Ale The Original from Ballast Point Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.