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483 Pale Ale - Great River Brewery

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483 Pale Ale483 Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

139 Ratings
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Ratings: 139
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.79%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great River Brewery visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
True to the style, our pale ale is brewed with pale malt and a touch of crystal malt which gives it that copper hue. Then we aggressively hop it with centennial hops for a big citrus hop aroma and taste. Beer for the hop lover. Nice bitterness and a good long aftertaste with a smack of grapefruit.

(Beer added by: mynie on 08-17-2010)
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Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-26-2013 23:26:10 | More by robby23
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3.84/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Another from a friend's trip further into the great American Midwest...

This pale ale's color is on the darker end of the spectrum, more of a nearly bronze brown-orange. On top is a lightly orange-tinted pillow of soft cream, roughly 3/4 of a finger high, with good retention and lace.
The aroma's pretty nicely hoppy with citrus, grass and a hint of pine. Caramel malts are strong, to the point that they take just a bit away. There's also some graininess and a bit of salty brine just sneaking in.
The brine doesn't show much on the tongue. This beer starts with a nice bite of hoppiness and ends with it, too. Pine is a little stronger than it smelled, though the focus is still citrus and grass. Caramel malts ( and breads) balance better than in the aroma, adding just enough to round it out.
This is a crisp and clean brew with a firm medium body and a nice smoothness overall.

Serving type: can

07-02-2014 21:17:10 | More by Brenden
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A - Cloudy copper-orange brew with a big rocky head and tons of lace. This is a really nice looking beer.

S - Musky, dank, herbal, like a grapefruit gone over to the point of almost rotten (but in a good way).

T - Well balanced bready malt and almost marijuana-like flavors with s spritz of orange citrus.

M - Medium-full bodied. Muscular. Finishes slightly tangy with a long-lasting citrus aftertaste.

0 - Good beer. Interesting and somewhat unique. Not just another pale ale that tastes exactly like the rest.

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483 Pale Ale from Great River Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.