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Naked Pig Pale Ale - Back Forty Beer Co.

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Naked Pig Pale AleNaked Pig Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

182 Ratings
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.9%
Wants: 4
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Back Forty Beer Co. visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hops: Simcoe and Cascade
IBU: 34
Malts: Two Row and Munich

(Beer added by: jbone78 on 01-10-2010)
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HairyHood, Oct 23, 2012
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D_Andrew, Sep 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

grumpygerman, Sep 14, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours a nice golden color with a minimal white head, poor retention, and not a lot of lacing. The smell is honey, fruit, and pine. Mouthfeel is pretty nice with about the right amount of carbonation. Taste is well balanced, very sweet on the front, bitter on the finish. This is an easy beer to drink and would make a good starter beer for someone interested in expanding their palate beyond the AAL macros.

Mojo, Sep 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

TimboBrews, Sep 07, 2012
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3.48/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Tasted On: 09-03-2012
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Tulip pint
Purchased: Single from Liquor Express, Huntsville AL

Pours an orange-yellow color and clear. The head is off-white and stands a couple of fingers high, showing both good lacing and retention.

Aromas are hop-forward, with citrus and pine smells. A bit of malt breadiness is evident as well.

Taste is fairly hoppy and bitter, with a low amount of malts peeking through.

Mouthfeel is moderately carbed on a medium body. Finishes dry and bitter.

Overall a descent pale ale, if not a bit one-dimensional.

sommersb, Sep 03, 2012
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nick2505, Aug 19, 2012
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Jax42, Aug 08, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a Duvel tulip. Thanks to vonschplieffen for this one.

A: Clear gold body beneath a finger of clumpy white head. Ok retention and lace. Not bad.

S: Interesting. More hoppy than malty, with some really distinctive fruity/vegetal notes: green apple (almost like a Lambic), green pepper, cotton candy, and citrus. I'm a fan.

T: Less bizarre here, but quite good - grapefruit and pine hoppiness leads things off, followed by some candied malt sweetness, and closed out by clean, dry bitterness. Good stuff.

M: A little light on body, with plenty of frothy, fizzy carbonation. Ok.

O: Really enjoyable APA. Plenty of flavor, some fascinating hop notes (presumably from the Simcoe), and terrific drinkability for its strength. Well worth trying.

Cheers!

woosterbill, Aug 03, 2012
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Naked Pig Pale Ale from Back Forty Beer Co.
80 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.