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Pale 31 - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,287 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,287
Reviews: 468
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 55
Gots: 56 | 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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hadlance

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

11-16-2012 18:13:38 | More by hadlance
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ColiLovesRegen13


3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-15-2012 03:45:58 | More by ColiLovesRegen13
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yoitsarch

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-13-2012 03:33:49 | More by yoitsarch
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Deivos


3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

11-11-2012 20:21:22 | More by Deivos
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Gtotango

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

11-11-2012 19:15:15 | More by Gtotango
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bmquin

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

11-11-2012 03:37:32 | More by bmquin
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tswater

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-11-2012 03:15:23 | More by tswater
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BeerOps

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

11-11-2012 02:17:28 | More by BeerOps
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tleifj


4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-10-2012 23:32:31 | More by tleifj
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

on tap at the khyber in philly

Pours a lightly hazed golden color with a one-finger froth of white head resting on top. Retains for a while, leaving patchy rings of lacing on the glass while drinking.

Nice punchy, tropical hops in the nose with pineapple and grapefruit. Soft sweetness twisted with toasted grain and biscuit. Very inviting.

Soft bitterness up front, mix of citrus and tropical flavors in the hop profile. Pineapple, citrus peel and mango with soft sweetness. Mild malt backbone with toasted grain and biscuit. Finishes juicy and bitter with another kiss of tropical hops.

Lighter medium body, well carbonated, refreshing and crisp on the palate. Really easy drinking, excellent hop profile - I easily took down 2 pints and could have enjoyed another without trouble. I need to remember to buy some of this for next summer, this would be perfect for backyard barbecues and sunny summer afternoons.

Serving type: on-tap

11-10-2012 14:43:38 | More by xnicknj
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-09-2012 08:16:22 | More by Dank26
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Beerbuddy21

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

11-09-2012 05:47:58 | More by Beerbuddy21
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ejhansen7


4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-08-2012 18:41:41 | More by ejhansen7
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

11-08-2012 03:46:39 | More by TastyIsBeer
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mcsauter82

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-08-2012 02:20:40 | More by mcsauter82
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2neardead

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

11-04-2012 02:24:11 | More by 2neardead
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

11-03-2012 03:24:52 | More by tbone1384
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ThePaleRider

California

4.45/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Very light amber with a thin white head. No head retention, which is to be expected.

S - Lots of bready malts combined with a light citrus hop notes. Toffee and caramel really overpowering the hops.

T - Just what you want from a pale ale. Light and refreshing. Goes down very smooth with the malts and hops making a pretty perfect combination. Great session ale.

M - Very light and refreshing. Lots of carbonation keep this tasting fresh. Not a lot of after taste to speak of.

O - Firestone does it again. Another amazing beer that seems to fit the style perfectly. Very drinkable pale ale that doesn't remind me of a pilsner.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2012 19:45:12 | More by ThePaleRider
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kylefurlong


4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-29-2012 00:44:54 | More by kylefurlong
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roblund

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

10-28-2012 16:36:33 | More by roblund
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illini4x4


4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

10-26-2012 02:08:43 | More by illini4x4
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CousinSuzy

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-25-2012 05:03:40 | More by CousinSuzy
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Gstarkey


4.48/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I really like this beer!. I'm from california and I'm all about ipa's and pales and this one really did it for me. The beer pours a really nice golden color and could almost be mistaken for a blonde ale. It smells real floral and has piney notes throughout with a small amount of sweet malt on the back end.

The taste is really crisp, hoppy, and a little sweetness at the end. The beer has a pleasant medium body with a really nice bitterness. I can really understand why the took gold at the world beer cup these guys know how to brew good beer. Overall really high marks all around i think they nailed it and i will be drinking more of this beer. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2012 01:14:46 | More by Gstarkey
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mattdbh

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

10-23-2012 06:24:46 | More by mattdbh
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jamesDaExMoBeerGuy

Utah

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

10-21-2012 19:07:03 | More by jamesDaExMoBeerGuy
Pale 31 from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,287 ratings.