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Tap Room No. 21 Pale Ale - World Brews

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Tap Room No. 21 Pale AleTap Room No. 21 Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
73
okay

79 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 79
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 19.24%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: G2Brew on 04-04-2011)
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Ratings: 79 | Reviews: 17 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by HoppyBastard:
Photo of HoppyBastard
3.18/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass.

APPEARANCE: pours golden color with a slight orange hue, one finger head that quickly dissipated leaving a thin broken layer that lasted throughout, medium carbonation, moderate lacing.

SMELL: sweet caramel, bread, subtle and understated.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, sweet caramel malt, bread and a mild hop profile with a very slight metallic aftertaste. This is a very mild hop version of the pale ale style.

PALATE: medium body and carbonation, creamy.

OVERALL: this beer is unremarkable, I will not seek it out again, hop profile is too mild for my liking and had a slightly unappealing metallic taste.

HoppyBastard, May 12, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of Hugh37
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

Hugh37, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of Brenden
3.69/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer is a deep medium to dark orange color. The head is an off-white shade. It reaches about half a finger and has pretty good retention. Patching is dropped in reasonably good quantity.
Unlike the other two I've tried in this lineup, this beer seems like a pretty good representative of the style. Hops and malts are well-balanced, caramel and a little crust offsetting floral and grassy bitterness with a slightly sharp note to it. It's got a grainy undertone with a very mild astringency, but otherwise nothing off-putting and decently strong.
The hops are surprisingly strong given my expectations, coming to the forefront with the malts balancing but keeping it on the hoppier side. It's more herbal on the tongue with a not-quite-acidic sharpness and some lemon zest countered by a firm note of caramel and bread that leans toasty.
The body is medium, well-sustained and generally pretty fluffy off a consistent carbonation. It's got lots of crisp bite and some smoothness, too. A slight, very slight astringency is hinted at here and there but never quite cuts through.

Brenden, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of nhirsch04
3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

nhirsch04, May 07, 2014
Photo of Jonmoore89
2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

Jonmoore89, Mar 26, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

SoCalBeerIdiot, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of beerbrains
1.75/5  rDev -44.8%

beerbrains, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of tdm168
3.48/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - pale, translucent copper with a dense, bubbly, white head that has decent retention

S - citrusy and a bit soapy

T - very faint bready malt, sweet, citrusy

M - medium bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a rather simple, one-dimensional offering. It's drinkable and smooth, but boring. It's cheap so I don't disappoint the six pack to hang out with friends, but I'll definitely avoid in the future.

tdm168, Jul 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

steelreserve69, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of BeerAmbassador
2.55/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a hazy orange-amber with little that did not stick around very long. Aroma is more on the floral side, orange blossom and honey notes and a bit of fruity malt. A bit sweet for me on the palate, it almost tastes like they use candi sugar, although I am sure that is probably not the case. Not enough hops to back up the sweetness and a watery finish to boot.

BeerAmbassador, Jul 13, 2011
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

poopsmitherson, Mar 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

GingerPeach, Sep 09, 2012
Photo of 4Socialanxiety
3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

4Socialanxiety, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of buzzed
3/5  rDev -5.4%

buzzed, Sep 11, 2012
Photo of agribbs
3.08/5  rDev -2.8%

agribbs, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of GandalfTheGrey
3.2/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a 12 ounce snifter

A- pours a nice amber color. Little to no head.
S- slight oaky aroma
T- bitter with a smooth aftertaste
M- a little thin for a pale ale. Very drinkable but leaves something desired
O- a decent pale ale. very easy to drink, but if you are a fan of a heavier pale ale, you may be disappointed.

GandalfTheGrey, Mar 05, 2013
Photo of Kramerwtmf
3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

Kramerwtmf, May 12, 2014
Photo of AtrumAnimus
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

This one pours a very clear bright golden color and has a barely off-white head that is thick, long lived and settles very slowly. The lacing is adequate and thin and also settles down the glass as well.

The nose is tinged with peppery/pine hops that hint at a spicy note with some sweet malt, biscuits, grass and lemon.

The taste is a moderate bittering on top of sweet malt with some black pepper and earthy notes. Not very complex or interesting

The moutfeel is a little on the watery side.

Overall a drinkable but not particularly interesting or compelling beer. Think of a slight more bitter and interesting version of a Heineken crossed with Little Kings.

AtrumAnimus, Oct 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

Giggy, Dec 24, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

ToMakeEndsMeet, Aug 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

crbnfbr, Oct 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

Zanico, May 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.4%

sansho, May 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

tubeyes, Sep 24, 2012
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Tap Room No. 21 Pale Ale from World Brews
73 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.