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Pale 31 - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,291 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,291
Reviews: 468
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.65%
Wants: 55
Gots: 58 | 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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Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-14-2014 03:45:46 | More by JohnBender
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2beerdogs

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-14-2014 02:51:40 | More by 2beerdogs
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jayiz

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

07-13-2014 21:56:33 | More by jayiz
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Cyndi


2/5  rDev -48.1%

07-13-2014 21:54:16 | More by Cyndi
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stanale

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-13-2014 00:37:54 | More by stanale
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Mark5252

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-12-2014 21:12:08 | More by Mark5252
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metsfan1

California

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

07-12-2014 04:11:33 | More by metsfan1
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MikeDAdams

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-12-2014 03:28:40 | More by MikeDAdams
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jrhottle

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-11-2014 17:39:44 | More by jrhottle
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MasterPenguins

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-10-2014 00:59:10 | More by MasterPenguins
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-09-2014 18:56:52 | More by pat_usher
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KAF

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-08-2014 03:15:14 | More by KAF
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-07-2014 03:08:31 | More by wrightst
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lisahope27

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

07-06-2014 23:21:53 | More by lisahope27
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condorsim

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-05-2014 03:38:20 | More by condorsim
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-04-2014 17:23:06 | More by Dizzy242
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BigV

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-03-2014 16:46:32 | More by BigV
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garten

Colorado

3.66/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours out a fine saffron yellow shade, which looks just as appealing sitting in the glass. A fairly tall head is produced, eggshell white, with generous lacing and tends to linger for a good amount of time. Nothing out of the ordinary here.

Smell: Smells mildly sweet, certainly yeasty with a hint of toasted malts and subtle bittery hops. Otherwise it does not smell especially notable.

Taste: Now this is one tasty beer! First few sips were nice and biting. I could taste the malty characteristics right away, along with the hoppy character that I noted prior in smelling. The latter flavor lingers somewhat, but it is not unpleasant in the slightest. It tastes quite good after a few more sips are had. It's not especially bitter, but just enough to remind you that it's a pale ale. A good one at that.

Mouthfeel: About average. Does not feel watery or thick. You could certainly chug this one if you really wanted to on an especially hot day and not feel at all weighed down by it. Mild carbonation, not at all flat.

Overall: A fantastic brew and my first one out of this brewery. Maybe I have a soft spot for pale ales, but this one is a winner in my books. If you like Pale Ales like SN and Dale's Pale Ale, this one will definitely stand up to them. I will likely buy these again on a whim sometime.

Notes: Served chilled in a U.S.-style Tumbler glass. Date on bottle says '01/23/14' - presumably its bottled date.

Serving type: bottle

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Washington

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New Jersey

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bassboneman

New York

4.23/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I love this beer!
It is just perfect drinking for the warm days/nights of summer. It has a great taste and mouthfeel.
It is a great combintion of sweet and bitter with a backround taste/finish that is pleasantly unusual.
While great out of the bottle - even better in a cold glass!
Sam

** worth noting - the labels - at least in NY dont quite look the same as pictured

Serving type: bottle

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California

3/5  rDev -22.1%

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Massachusetts

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Pale 31 from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,291 ratings.