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Orcutt Pale Ale (OPA) - Orcutt Brew Company

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Orcutt Pale Ale (OPA)
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 5.04%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Orcutt Brew Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 10-19-2009)
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Reviews by thejewthatbrews:
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4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at a local beer festival. Highlight of the festival, to be honest.

Pours a surprisingly pale color for, well, a pale. Too many pales these days are getting more amber and malty. Not this one. Crystal 40 malt gives some body and a touch of color, while allowing the hops to shine. Defeinite citrus and pine in the nose, with a very well balanced bitterness throughout. Clean, slightly bitter citrus finish. Malt never dominates, as it shouldn't in a pale (IMO).

All in all, great brew. If I could find i t in bottles, I'd support this guy's efforts whole-heartedly.

thejewthatbrews, May 30, 2010
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3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had been waiting months for them to get the license and tap the kehs and alas..the day has come.

Pourewd a deep yellow with good carbonation and a small white head. Nose is faint but you could smell citrus and hops. Taste is big for a 5%ABV APA! Very thick and chewy, almost IPA since it boasts a Golding, Williamette and Cascade hops. Very malty and very good. Mouthfeel is thick and chewy and very good. Much like maltier veriosn of Drifter Pale Ale.

barleywinefiend, Oct 19, 2009
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

t0rin0, Dec 05, 2012
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3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Drank this at their brewery in a sample glass.
Pours a golden straw color with a heavy head. Maybe because it was slammed on the glass and no care was paid to it.
The aromas were the highlight. I got hints of mango and tropical fruits.
Starts off slightly carbonated and the fruity aromas disappear into a floral hop. Light citrus lime flavor. Well balance. Sort of dissapointed. With the flavor. Overall a must try.

emagana, Sep 14, 2010
Orcutt Pale Ale (OPA) from Orcutt Brew Company
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.