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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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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 14.94%
Wants: 4
Gots: 18 | 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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Photo of BMMillsy
3.11/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Bottle in trade with Burg. Thanks man! Pours clear golden with a half finger white head. Aroma much like a pils surprisingly (until I heard that they used German malts here, then it made sense) with some hay, light fruity hops, a bit of caramel. Not bad smelling. Flavor is OK with light hay and hops and a definite German influence here. A bit more caramel tones than a pils, though the flavor is a bit watered down like with their IPA, both of which seemed to be going on the session strength direction rather than the flavor direction. Light bodied with low to medium carbonation for the style. Not bad. Maybe a gateway beer for some to the good stuff.

BMMillsy, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of Nickhagin
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Nickhagin, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of CorgiDad
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

CorgiDad, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of patre_tim
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

patre_tim, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of Atom_Bomb
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Atom_Bomb, Jul 29, 2014
Photo of BcOneSeven
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

BcOneSeven, Jul 29, 2014
Photo of sewhitehead
4.75/5  rDev +36.5%

sewhitehead, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of scripna
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

scripna, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of beerforpresident
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

beerforpresident, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of thufflife
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

thufflife, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of CitizenGrain
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

CitizenGrain, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of WarEagleJeep
4/5  rDev +14.9%

WarEagleJeep, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of Robert912
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Robert912, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of halo3one
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

halo3one, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of BrewerDawg
3/5  rDev -13.8%

BrewerDawg, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of ultrasrs
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

ultrasrs, Jul 05, 2014
Photo of Mistacrowley
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Mistacrowley, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of Dub12588
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Dub12588, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of Stoutsman
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Stoutsman, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of Stevenmann57
3.78/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This is a pretty good beer for the most part. I think it goes better with food though because for some reason everytime I have this beer by myself, I want to have something to eat with it. I often jokingly call it "high quality Alabama bud light platnium" because it's as strong as a bud light platnium but it taste significantly better although it's a medium bodied beer as oppose to being a light beer. I love the aroma this beer has for some reason. I often wonder if this would be a good beer to cook with because of the smell and it's not too heavy or too light which is what I like in a beer when using it as an ingredient. However my biggest complaint with this beer is the price. At $11 or so dollars a 6-pack, this is definitely not my to go to beer. You can get a 6-pack of Sierra nevadas that taste just as good if not better for $8.99 and this is not a good first choice of a beer for those on a budget. However this is a good choice of beer if you got a little bit of extra cash to burn and your having a pizza with a small group of friends.

Stevenmann57, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

a0lbudman, Jun 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

DeaconBluez, Jun 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

MatthewD4, Jun 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Ice_cyclops86, May 24, 2014
Photo of BrettMRogers
3.85/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer looked pretty good but the aroma was amazing. The taste was not what I anticipated after experiencing the pleasant aroma. Overall, the experience was good, I'd definitely order it again. Pale ales are my favorite but the flavor wasn't as evident as the taste.

BrettMRogers, May 04, 2014
Naked Pig Pale Ale from Back Forty Beer Co.
79 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.