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Break Away Pale Ale - Noble Ale Works

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Break Away Pale AleBreak Away Pale Ale

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Reviews: 7
Hads: 59
Avg: 3.65
pDev: 31.23%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
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Noble Ale Works
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) | 5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: GRG1313 on 05-25-2013

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Reviews: 7 | Hads: 59
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On Tap

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

Clear dark orange and light amber. Creamy, near-white head. Dots and irregular lines of stick left down the glass. Pretty and appropriate.

Bready aroma with some mild citrus character. Fairly standard for the style and slightly sweet. In Southern California, that's recipe for a letdown.

Moderate bitterness, simple bread and toast, mild citrus hop character. Moderate sweetness. Very drinkable, and a very straightforward American pale.

Medium bodied with near-high carbonation. Crisp. Very nice.

Very drinkable pale ale, yet unexciting.

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I find that a lot of Noble's stuff seems to have a hollow feel. I don't know if it's because of heavy hopping, skimpy malt use, excessive attenuation, or some combination thereof. This isn't a bad beer, to be clear. It's just a little one note, herbal, bitter hops banging on your palate until you say uncle. Not really for me.

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Pours a clear amber orange with a thick and firm pure white head that's relatively long lasting. Nice looking.

Nose is a light smokey toast with some bitter citrus undertones. Hints of lime skin in the nose along with a bit of sweet grass.

Mouthfeel is medium/big with nice very small bubble carbonation and good balance. Inviting.

Flavor profile is bitter toast and bold burnt fruits. Big assertive bitter pine and smokey wood. There is a green pepper/grassy/celery character through the palate and that goes into the finish. Much more like a stylized IPA than a Pale Ale in my opinion; but, big bold flavors with a long lasting pine bitter/woodsy finish.

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Break Away Pale Ale from Noble Ale Works
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