1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Pale 31 - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Pale 31Pale 31

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
86
very good

1,443 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,443
Reviews: 478
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 66
Gots: 91 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Pale 31 Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,443 | Reviews: 478 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Hacksaw99
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%

Hacksaw99, Today at 02:15 AM
Photo of rphx88
3/5  rDev -21.9%

rphx88, Thursday at 09:50 PM
Photo of Grantotx
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Grantotx, Thursday at 03:23 PM
Photo of mrcraft
4/5  rDev +4.2%

mrcraft, Wednesday at 05:52 AM
Photo of habaceeba
3.6/5  rDev -6.3%

habaceeba, Monday at 01:16 AM
Photo of Dillinger
3.8/5  rDev -1%

Dillinger, Sunday at 09:19 PM
Photo of jim_carignan
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

jim_carignan, Oct 18, 2014
Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.48/5  rDev -9.4%

Sound_Explorer, Oct 18, 2014
Photo of Hanskgropp
4.6/5  rDev +19.8%

Hanskgropp, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of klub24
3.8/5  rDev -1%

klub24, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of simplejj81
4/5  rDev +4.2%

simplejj81, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of Amp
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Amp, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of AshlandNacho
3.76/5  rDev -2.1%

AshlandNacho, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of CHIMat
1/5  rDev -74%

CHIMat, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of SoCalSuds
3.84/5  rDev 0%

SoCalSuds, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of Glenney67
3.6/5  rDev -6.3%

Glenney67, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

t2grogan, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of AndyEdgar
4/5  rDev +4.2%

AndyEdgar, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of SensorySupernova
3/5  rDev -21.9%

Appearance: Crystal clear gold with a big white head that faded into thin lacing, and a few stray bubbles rising through.

Smell: Faint citrus and floral hops.

Taste: Pretty bitter for a pale ale, and the malt backbone never gets strong enough to overpower the hops. It’s not tongue-curdling bitter, but way more than the hop aroma would suggest.

Mouthfeel: Thin and moderately carbonated.

Overall: Okay. Not enough malt, not enough hop aroma. It’s like a less balanced version of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. I would rather drink one Union Jack than two of these.

SensorySupernova, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of TaborTime
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

TaborTime, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of ronniebruner
2.9/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Another boring, run of the mill IPA...... The market is becoming oversaturated with pale ales and Firestone is no exception. There is nothing memorable about this beer and honestly if I hadn't found an old napkin from the bar I wrote this down on, I wouldn't have even remembered it. It is plain in all senses of the word and there is nothing memorable about this beer except that it is not terrible. The king of the mediocre category if there ever were....

ronniebruner, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of WoostaBia
4/5  rDev +4.2%

WoostaBia, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of JKlein10016
3.52/5  rDev -8.3%

JKlein10016, Oct 05, 2014
Photo of tstahldotcom
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

tstahldotcom, Oct 04, 2014
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Pale 31 from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,443 ratings.