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Pier Pale Ale - Huntington Beach Beer Company

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Pier Pale Ale
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Reviews: 3
Hads: 6
Avg: 2.66
pDev: 22.93%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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Huntington Beach Beer Company
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: rowew on 03-15-2005

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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 6
Photo of womencantsail
2.39/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

On-tap at Huntington Beach Beer Co.

A: The pour is a golden amber color with a thin white head topping it off.

S: The hops are there, but like most of the other beers here, they're grassy and rather unappealing. A bit of a citrus peel aroma does provide a bit of redemption. Unfortunately, there's a weird, sweet fruitiness of grapes and some corn.

T: Definitely a corn flavor to this, which really doesn't belong in a pale ale. Bitter hops with more grass and a touch of pine. Some light breadiness and faint citrus peel flavors.

M: Medium in body with a moderate carbonation.

O: You're not doing well if you can't pull off a basic pale ale. And this one wasn't executed well at all.

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Photo of WoodBrew
2.36/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

I know...I know....this is an American Pale Ale....It is supposed to be pale in color and not much else...but please...please add just a little something....T.G. for REAL West Coast Pale Ales. Color is...well pale...nothing from the nose. Taste is not what I want from a pale ale. Other than that...it is an easy drinking beer....so load up...if you can.

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Photo of rowew
2.98/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured a hazy orange color with a decent head, but it faded quickly. Slight grapefruit aroma. Taste is mainly hops with a little bit of malt backing it up. Mouthfeel was a bit too thin and watery. This was better than the Red on tap at the same brewpub, but still not that great.

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Pier Pale Ale from Huntington Beach Beer Company
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.