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Yellowtail Pale Ale - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

810 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 810
Reviews: 335
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 15.01%
Wants: 17
Gots: 49 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
There's no wonder why our Pale Ale is so popular--it is skillfully crafted in the style of the Kolsch beers of Cologne, Germany. We've chosen German hops for aroma, and rounded out the recipe with a blend of American and German malts.

While it is very much like a pilsner, our Pale Ale is fermented at ale temperatures, giving it a subdued fruitiness--a perfect compliment to the crispness of the wheat and maltiness of the Munich malt. If you like a lighter brew but also like the complexity of craft beers, then our Pale Ale is for you.

23 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-26-2001)
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

02-10-2014 03:35:01 | More by thatoneguymike
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Scott1970

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

10-18-2012 16:37:06 | More by Scott1970
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Azpittil57

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-15-2013 01:20:58 | More by Azpittil57
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

08-25-2012 09:52:41 | More by Beeradelphia
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kristougher

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

09-04-2013 21:56:31 | More by kristougher
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Joel12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-01-2014 05:05:33 | More by Joel12
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Teddy-Pickles

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

10-18-2013 12:30:04 | More by Teddy-Pickles
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cdwil

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

02-24-2013 14:07:39 | More by cdwil
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glazeman

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-07-2014 22:51:49 | More by glazeman
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Beermazter310

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

09-17-2013 01:58:51 | More by Beermazter310
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tleifj


3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-10-2012 20:03:59 | More by tleifj
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Pours a light gold in color. A pale ale or a Kolsch? Make up your mind Ballast Point! This brew leans more to the kolsch side, making it a good summer option. Light floral hops, no real bite. Crystal and pale malts. Tinge of lemon. Fairly bitter, and very clean at that. Easy to drink but just a run of the mill kolsch style beer.

09-07-2010 23:21:22 | More by Stinkypuss
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Azrael


3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

02-07-2013 05:23:24 | More by Azrael
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KidsDoc

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

03-12-2013 04:30:30 | More by KidsDoc
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-27-2013 16:35:15 | More by InspectorBob
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khargro2

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-11-2013 00:38:30 | More by khargro2
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MickeyHops

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-08-2012 23:26:47 | More by MickeyHops
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HarleyCorps

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-12-2012 19:07:19 | More by HarleyCorps
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Zbeetleman

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-15-2013 06:06:25 | More by Zbeetleman
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-15-2014 05:23:59 | More by RyanAU
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

03-11-2012 20:02:54 | More by UltimateLivewire
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GClarkage

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05/24/08- Purchased at City Beer in San Fancisco, CA.

Presentation- 12oz bottle with no freshness info. Poured into a random pint glass.

Appearance- Pale yellow-golden pour with a 1/2 inch seltzery head. Leaves behind decent lace sheets.

Smell- Light scented sweet toasted malt and a handfull of hops.

Taste- Sweet malt with a lemony flavor. Hops are present and are lemon-grapefruit in flavor. A bit grainy as well.

Mouthfeel- Mid to high range carbonation level.

Drinkability- Haven't had many of this style, but it went down easy enough. Decent enough to try.

05-25-2008 03:45:13 | More by GClarkage
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bh123

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-30-2012 07:19:50 | More by bh123
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

03-07-2013 20:00:09 | More by orangesol
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MaltAndHopsFC


3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-05-2013 21:49:44 | More by MaltAndHopsFC
Yellowtail Pale Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 810 ratings.