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Pale 31 - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,375 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,375
Reviews: 472
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 58
Gots: 76 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 08-23-2002)
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Sargully

Oregon

5/5  rDev +29.9%

11-15-2011 23:15:57 | More by Sargully
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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +29.9%

09-15-2012 05:45:23 | More by CEDAMA
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bbluemzbeer

California

5/5  rDev +29.9%

Awesome beer ! It does not get better this this one!

Appearance:: a light golden color with a creamy two finger white head, which remained through and left great lacing. '

Smell: It was out of this world! It had oanges, floral notes and hops

Taste: Citric hops were perfectly balanced caramel malt presence. A very well rounded beer. Goes down smooth!

Mouthfeel: outstanding! It was nice and crisp and had a good smoothness and creaminess.

This beer is great of session beer you will ever find. It was wonderful balance, with some nice hop presence without being too bitter

07-02-2013 15:16:20 | More by bbluemzbeer
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California

5/5  rDev +29.9%

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TeamUgly

California

5/5  rDev +29.9%

11-26-2011 19:00:49 | More by TeamUgly
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ksherry112

California

5/5  rDev +29.9%

11-29-2011 21:07:40 | More by ksherry112
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evankeeling

California

5/5  rDev +29.9%

11-28-2011 07:42:02 | More by evankeeling
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RichBeer

California

5/5  rDev +29.9%

11-16-2011 08:44:57 | More by RichBeer
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mettkea

Nevada

5/5  rDev +29.9%

11-25-2011 19:10:37 | More by mettkea
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dwaz

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +29.9%

11-24-2011 16:26:28 | More by dwaz
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Tbrown60

Texas

4.88/5  rDev +26.8%

08-19-2014 20:26:30 | More by Tbrown60
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Beerjonny82

Wisconsin

4.83/5  rDev +25.5%

Hands down, this is by far one of the best beers I have ever had. Unlike most Pale ales, this beer has the clean, crisp feel and appearance of a lager, the hoppiness of a mild IPA, and the most incredible hoppy aroma you will get from a bottled beer. Along with the intense sweet, floral aroma, the dry hopped finish creates a superbly delicious dry aftertaste. Besides the hops, the beer is low in maltiness, yet has a nice light bready flavor. The low 4.9% alcohol content will allow you to enjoy more than one on a work night.

11-20-2012 02:05:07 | More by Beerjonny82
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California

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VFRAZ

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

05-29-2012 17:07:07 | More by VFRAZ
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scot959

California

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

09-01-2013 06:24:58 | More by scot959
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mpf

Germany

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

09-05-2013 06:43:29 | More by mpf
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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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California

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Idaho

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sparta2325

Utah

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

This beers looks are average. Golden with a small head. But taste thats a deferent story! It has a strong hop taste with a IBU of 38.0 (Medium High) !!! For those hop head's. It's thicker than you would think with a nice oak after taste. It has a lot of hops in it they are. Hops: Bittering- Fuggle Late Kettle- Cascade Centennial Chinook Dry Hops- Cascade Centennial Chinook and it has won plenty of awards.
2006 World Beer Cup: Gold Medal
2005 Australian International Beer Awards: Gold Medal for Best in Class
2004 World Beer Cup: Gold Medal
2003 World Beer Championships: Gold Medal
2003 Great American Beer Festival: Silver Medal
2002 California State Fair: Gold Medal for First Place
2002 World Beer Championships: Silver Medal
I'm would recommend this to any one!!!
I'm going to try to make a batch of home brew like this, I hope it's as good???

06-03-2007 16:42:00 | More by sparta2325
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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

12-29-2012 02:51:48 | More by BradMacMullin
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robert7072

New York

4.72/5  rDev +22.6%

Had this on cask at DOWNTOWN BAR& GRILL (DBG) tonight
It's orange with decent lacing, lots of bubbles, Smell is mild lemon peel,citrus. Taste is a little butter, some wood and mineral earth, sharp clean finish. Very nice carbonation, medium-bodied. A great pale ale in cask, all add up to one drinkable beer. I loved it.

11-08-2010 13:07:39 | More by robert7072
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Pale 31 from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,375 ratings.