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Pale 31 - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,400 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,400
Reviews: 473
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 63
Gots: 83 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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IdrinkGas, Feb 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Picked up a 6er from the local grocery and just did it.

This is a goodie. Like, your girlfriend just walked into the door with a bag from Victoria Secret, "goodie." Pure golden Pale like a tropical sunburst, which then leads to so fresh and so clean flavors.

Go now and get it. Go now and get it good.

RaulMondesi, May 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Spaz7, Jul 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

st9647v3, Nov 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Tap handle only read "Pale Ale," which is apparently the alias for this beer. Bright amber pour with moderate, fluffy head. Nice bittering up front, leaning toward herbal. A touch of fresh hop oil flavor popped in the background. Drank much bigger than the 4.8% abv would suggest. Had I known it was such a session candidate, I probably would have stuck with this for another pint (or two).

Brent, Oct 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

MikeDre, Apr 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

jjf3792, Jul 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

kylefurlong, Oct 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

GNH3, Apr 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

StevenLaValley, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

dsshuck, Feb 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

bottled 8/26/13.

A: pours a clear, bright golden color with a fluffy white head. very good carbonation. seems like firestone-walker always brews a great looking beer.

S: a light citrus hop aroma with a subtle grassy character. sweet and bready malts are there. dry hopping works wonders here.

T: complex hop profile. starts off a bit on the citrus side but ends with a touch of grass/pine bitterness. the lingering sweetness from the malt bill keeps everything nicely balanced, if a tad sweet side as it warms.

M: smooth mouthfeel with a nice bit of carbonation.

O: a pretty underrated pale ale. i'd put this ahead of sierra nevada any day but the price point is a tad high. recommended.

tzieser, May 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

ifixufly, Feb 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Stoffel, Jan 03, 2012
Pale 31 from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,400 ratings.