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Bone-A-Fide Pale Ale - Boneyard Beer Company

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Bone-A-Fide Pale Ale
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93
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48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 10
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boneyard Beer Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
38 IBUs

(Beer added by: beertunes on 07-03-2010)
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

11-25-2012 03:04:11 | More by johnnyboy76
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MastaShonuf

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

06-02-2013 11:20:33 | More by MastaShonuf
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chumba526

Oregon

3.73/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It appears an orange/amber like color with about an inch of white foam.

It smells a bit citrusy. There is also a tad bit slight bready malt smell as well.

The taste is a nice blend of citrus like hops backed up with a dry malt flavor. There is a nice profound bitter aftertaste. The flavors seem to mingle nicely with each other.

The carbonation is moderate. The drinkability to me seems average for the style.

Overall this is a better than average pale ale but is not ground breaking in any way. Worth trying if you see it.

Serving type: on-tap

07-03-2010 23:32:55 | More by chumba526
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jsilva

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

04-25-2012 03:23:06 | More by jsilva
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bifrost17

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

12-20-2012 20:23:58 | More by bifrost17
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strongaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

09-14-2012 06:36:18 | More by strongaf
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FalconA

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%

10-15-2012 00:46:59 | More by FalconA
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Docer

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My buddy maltbombpete introduced me to these guys... I first had the Black13 at The BeerMongers, and then my bro snagged up some of this pale for me to try. Drinking a cold mason jar of it now for me to review....

- Nice clear copper ale.... slight fog, but more clear. The head is quickly thick... fuzzy... and lays down quick leaving thick sheets of lacing all about the glass... the whole way down.

- Nice bright piney bitter hop scent... light biscuit, bready caramel malt... and a floral touch of hops as well. Slightly grassy and earthy.

- Smooth and very balanced drinker here... great subtle pine bitter hop with a light aroma of floral and grassy hops... perfectly balanced with a smooth sailing caramel pancake batter of a malt.... biscuit, grain... oat-like...

- Medium bodied... slightly creamy almost, but still light and not so chewy sticky....

- A fantastic drinking pale... and different. With all the beers out there, it's nice to see a start-up come out with a beer as simple as a pale... and have it still stand out above the rest. Very good.

Serving type: growler

07-26-2010 03:51:30 | More by Docer
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-14-2014 19:57:34 | More by DrBier
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KCuff

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5.9%

12-17-2013 09:18:57 | More by KCuff
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.9%

05-03-2013 15:55:28 | More by HuskyinPDX
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artoolemomo

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5.9%

06-06-2013 03:17:35 | More by artoolemomo
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

06-11-2013 03:05:04 | More by zestar
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CoryR

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-29-2013 02:25:54 | More by CoryR
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

06-02-2013 16:48:40 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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BdubleEdubleRUN

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

06-11-2012 18:49:39 | More by BdubleEdubleRUN
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beertunes

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in straight pint glass. Poured a dark golden yellow with about 3/4 of an inch of white head that had decent retention and lacing.

The aroma was crisp and well balanced, a very nice blend of malt and hops. The taste was very similar, crisp, sharp hops built on a solid malt foundation.

The body was full and smooth. Drinkability was excellent, you could easily settle in for an afternoon with this brew. Overall, not an earth-shattering beer, just an extremely well done example of the style. Worth seeking out.

Serving type: on-tap

07-03-2010 20:20:23 | More by beertunes
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Rau71

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

06-02-2013 20:49:57 | More by Rau71
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SJbigtuna

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-24-2014 21:57:22 | More by SJbigtuna
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vkv822

Oregon

4.05/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

on-tap at Belmont Station.
from notes.

Orange with a craggy, billowy white head.

Big, juicy citric hop notes.

Citric hops upfront blend to moderate piney hops. Grain, oat, lightly sweet malt in the backing.

Medium body for the style, average carbonation.

A very hop forward pale ale upfront, but does allow enough well done malt notes to come through in the backing to help balance it out.

Serving type: on-tap

06-04-2012 06:04:04 | More by vkv822
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flagmantho

Washington

4.05/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I had this beer on-tap in my OBF pint glass at Oregon Brewers Festival.

Appearance: slightly hazy, rich orange hue with a light effervescence and a thin layer of white foam. I think it looks pretty good.

Smell: sweet, but not too sweet; a little bit tangeriney, a little bit grapefruity. Nice and light underlying malt character which works really well.

Taste: flavor is really good; hops are a little more herby than the aroma, but overall it's still very bright and balanced. I like it.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation and creaminess. I like it.

Overall: very solid, quaffable pale ale; just an all-round great beer. I would love to have this again.

Serving type: on-tap

07-29-2013 19:38:25 | More by flagmantho
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corby112

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Draft at The Pine Box in Seattle, WA.

Pours a hazy goldn copper color with amber edges and a two finger off-white head that slowly settles into a lasting ring. Streaks of soapy lacing left behind.

Floral hop aroma with a nice balance of earthy and sweet citrus/tropical fruit notes. Lots of grapefruit and orange peel countered by grassy pine needle and pale malt.

Medium bodied with a blast of dank juicy hops that linger over the sweeter notes and pale malt into a long dry finish. Huge citrus/tropical fruit presence with lots of grapefruit, mango, pineapple and orange peel sweetness which is countered by some dry, bitter pine needle flavor. Complex hop profile with a subtle pale malt backbone providing further balance. Hints of bread, biscuit and toffee toward the finish. Really well balanced, flavorful and easy to drink. Tastes more like a west coast IPA than a pale ale.

Serving type: on-tap

08-08-2012 02:10:02 | More by corby112
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dgilks

Australia

4.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pale golden colour with a creamy, white head. Good head retention.

Grapefruity hop aroma. Punchy with a slightly grassy note.

Soft, light malt on the palate with a big hit of pine and grapefruit. Fairly bitter but suitably balanced.

Medium-light body with moderate carbonation. Solid.

A good APA with great hop flavour and not too much malt.

Serving type: on-tap

10-09-2011 01:07:58 | More by dgilks
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distantmantra

Washington

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-10-2014 18:02:36 | More by distantmantra
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spark3148857

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

05-12-2013 17:37:10 | More by spark3148857
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Bone-A-Fide Pale Ale from Boneyard Beer Company
93 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.