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Pale 31 - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,439 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,439
Reviews: 478
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 66
Gots: 90 | 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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Photo of DrDemento456
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Yet another Firestone Walker single I grabbed from the house of 1,000 beers. 2/12/13 damn this beer is over 4 months old.
A - Actually spot on for a pale ale good orange yellow tone with a 1/4 of head that pulls back to a hella sticky lace ring.
S - Piney, herbal, almost minty hops meets mild pale malts and a touch of sweet malts mostly crystal.
T - Clean dry hopped taste of floral and citrus variety, crystal and sweet cracker malts have a nice edge. Slightly bitter finish.
M - Light to medium, somewhat watery compared to other FW offerings.

Overall the flavor is great and the ABV makes it session able or chug able, if only I could find this by the case. great tasting pale ale.

DrDemento456, Jul 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Bustersuess, Jul 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

MrDave, Jul 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

OregonGrown7, Jul 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

grumblebee, Jul 23, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

Blaze5445, Jul 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

DSkilling, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of Omnium
3.86/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours a nice yellow/straw color, fizzy one finger head, good lacing.
S - Grass, pine, dried flowers, some lightly sweet malt.
T - Those grassy and pine hops are most prominent to the palate, some minor spices as well, a little peppery, and a nice cracker or bread malt. Some citrus as well.
M - Dry and bitter, but still a nice feel.
O - Good pale for sure, the bitterness from the dry hopping holds it back from being totally sessionable, but you could definitely have a few of these.

Omnium, Jul 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Heavy-G, Jul 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

jjf3792, Jul 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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Pale 31 from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,439 ratings.