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Mother Ale - Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant

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Mother Ale
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BA SCORE
83
good

27 Ratings
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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
46 IBU

(Beer added by: jsprain1 on 08-13-2010)
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A- Appearance is a pale golden with a bit of haziness, due to the wheat content. Head is thin and short lived. A vast number of hefty carbonation bubbles rise up the glass.
S- Smell is relatively clean, with wheat and an earthy hop aroma.
T- The taste is of wheat, a bit of earthy hops, a faint bit of cut grass, and some light lemon notes.
M- Relatively high carbed. Medium-light weight.
D- All in all a pretty good beer. Nothing necessarily memorable but tasty enough and quite refreshing. It also paired nicely with my rueban.

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Poured from 12oz can into a pint glass.

Appearance: pale yellow hue with a haze-free body and a moderate effervescence. Head is a thin finger of frothy white foam. Not particularly inspiring, but not bad.

Smell: very light with a little bit of sweetness and graininess. Like the appearance, there's not a whole lot going on here.

Taste: again, a light grainy sweetness, but here there's a nice noble hop character running through. Not too bad.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a decent carbonation and creaminess.

Overall: drinkable and tasty enough, this is a pretty nondescript blonde ale.

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The appearance was a semi - clear yellow color with some light streams of carbonated bubbles that were seen rising. The head was about a finger's worth of white foaminess that lingered and then died to a light cap of a head.
The smell had a light sweet corn with a slight cereal sweet/breadiness backed up by some citrus.
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The mouthfeel was light and moved across my tongue and mouth in a gentle sessionable sort of way.
Overall, pretty good beer to have again. It's a good one in the summer.

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Mother Ale from Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant
83 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.