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English 101 - Noble Ale Works

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English 101
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very good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 7.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Noble Ale Works visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Mild Ale |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RaulMondesi on 09-09-2013)
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Photo of wethorseblanket
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%

On tap @ the source. Served on nitro.

A: Pours a clear darkish orange/light amber under a solid one-inch thick fine bone-white head which linger close to forever and yields splotchy and spotty lace.

N: Grainy, malty, earthy, faint citrus and nutty.

T: Clean grainy, softly hopped, nutty, mellow malts which are not sweet at all, mild caramel and toffee notes.

M: Semi-moderate body and medium nitro assisted carbonation. Finishes creamy, smooth, grainy and nutty.

O: Solid and easy drinking. While just about everyone else is doing the Naughty or a Shower or Tickles, do yourself a style expanding favor and try this.

wethorseblanket, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of DeanMoriarty
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

DeanMoriarty, Jul 18, 2014
Photo of evbro
4/5  rDev +6.1%

evbro, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of Dragon17
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Dragon17, Jun 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

jwswigs, Jun 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Smarty_Pints, May 30, 2014
Photo of StaveHooks
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

StaveHooks, May 24, 2014
Photo of Beerbuddy21
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Beerbuddy21, Apr 20, 2014
Photo of SoCalBeerIdiot
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

SoCalBeerIdiot, Apr 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

freshflesh, Apr 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

petty_crimes, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

CelticAleMan, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of Modernrickk
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Modernrickk, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of ricecracker420
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

ricecracker420, Jan 30, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On nitro tap at The Glendale Tap in Glendale, CA.

Pours a hazy orange with a foamy orange-tan head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, tea, and citrus aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus and tea flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is quite mild but tasty.

UCLABrewN84, Jan 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

SocalKicks, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of topdown
4/5  rDev +6.1%

topdown, Jan 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Bnoise11, Dec 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Gobzilla, Dec 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

seandamnit, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of DoubleJ
3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Nitro version served on-tap at the brewery itself. On to the beer:

Muddy orange-brown colored and topped with a very creamy head which forms two finger thick. Retention on top is excellent, as often is the case for nitro infused beers. The aroma is soft with a mix of English and American characteristics. Citric and toffee notes are spotted in the crowd.

Half English, half American. The hops are not shy to show their character relative to the malt. Moderate hoppiness with a little dry powdery sweetness. Citric pine note from the hops. The aftertaste could be softened, a touch more bitter than I like. As the beer warms, the bitterness does drop and the beer is general gains some sweetness. It's a medium bodied beer with a very smooth feel.

Fair beer on its own. As a starter English ale for those looking to jump into that world, I think there's too much American influence to make it an authentic starting point.

DoubleJ, Nov 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

jeff1973, Nov 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

xhuskr, Nov 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

pkalix, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of RaulMondesi
4.19/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Raul up in it and getting the leftovers from yesterday's 4th Anniversary party at Haven in Orange, CA.

Can Raul say wowie to the zowie?! Not only is this done sucker off the hook, it's like Shamu doing a triple lutz. Creamy, cleaner than Beyonce after getting her hair did...

Money. Just money...

RaulMondesi, Sep 09, 2013
English 101 from Noble Ale Works
85 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.