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Mountain Livin' Pale Ale - Crazy Mountain Brewing Company

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156 Ratings
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Ratings: 156
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 16.18%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crazy Mountain Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emmasdad on 09-12-2011)
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

03-24-2014 20:12:15 | More by Falcone
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BeerHunter76

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

08-21-2012 19:55:51 | More by BeerHunter76
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Moose90

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

06-10-2014 03:24:13 | More by Moose90
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Jmick28

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

09-23-2012 01:13:37 | More by Jmick28
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durlta

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

05-06-2013 04:31:11 | More by durlta
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

03-18-2013 23:54:53 | More by hilgart1
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steamboatbrewer

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

08-10-2013 22:34:28 | More by steamboatbrewer
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drinkAK

Alaska

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-28-2013 14:25:23 | More by drinkAK
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

11-05-2012 01:45:16 | More by dmorgan310
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JoeMans

New York

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

03-29-2014 00:09:51 | More by JoeMans
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sharpski

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

05-11-2013 20:15:36 | More by sharpski
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

07-09-2014 16:54:21 | More by Chucker17
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minterro

Colorado

3.29/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Traded gf for a single out of her six pack. Bought from Morgans Liquor store.

A&S: Semi-lively transparent copper colored beer. Head pour around a finger fades to nothing pretty fast. Specks of lacing. Aromas consist of sweet malts with somewhat of a citrus background.

T&M: Very bready, hops flavors are again citrus but not very present. Pale malty finish. Mouthfeel is pretty good; nice smooth feeling beer (around medium bodied) with a blunt carbonation.

Overall: Very average APA. not sure about the price so I can't comment on that, but I would hope this wasn't over 10$ of a sixer. This is really picky but the can were in aweful shape: spilled beer specks on the top of the can which would be a hard outside Crazy Mountain because of the plastic covering, on top of that the sides of the can and lip were super crusty. The later could be post-production, but I couldn't image the former being one.

Serving type: can

11-14-2013 20:51:57 | More by minterro
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.29/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a can into a shaker pint, the beer is a pale, caramel coloring with a thin, sparse, white, filmy coating on the surface. Aromas of a caramel backbone with citrusy and resiny hops highlighting. Very smooth and subtle nose. Flavors are earthy and richly sweet in the backbone and on the forward tongue, with a caramel undertone. Citrusy hops follow, with a touch of spicing that helps to lighten up the initial weight on the palate. Subtle roasting throughout, with a decent blending being reached in the aftertaste between all the different flavors. Full bodied, with a smoothness that compliments the initial rich and sweet flavors. The finish is slightly bitter, but still smooth. Interesting take on an APA, but it misses the mark for me.

Serving type: can

05-11-2013 01:15:02 | More by GarthDanielson
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

3.29/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Crazy Mountain Brewing Company - Mountain Livin' Pale Ale, poured into a Fiddlehead snifter.

Look - Pours a hazy orange amber with a small head that doesn't stick around. Some chunky lacing.

Smell - Malts, bready, and some passion fruits. Sweet and malty, wasn't particularly excited at this point.

Taste - Rich and malty, passion fruit hops.

Mouthfeel - Rests slightly sticky, not overly boozy but at 6% where is the hop blast? Good drinkability.

Overall - Malt bomb, decent, not amazing, would not recommend for hop heads. If you are into maltier APAs then this is likely your thing.

Serving type: can

08-19-2013 12:01:41 | More by JMScowcroft
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.31/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz can, a copper colored ale with a thin, off-white head. Bready, caramely malt backbone on the nose with some piny, citric hops. Tastes are malty with some earthy, piny hop, bready, caramel, toasted grain in the mix; flavors have a hardtime melding. Medium body, lower on carbonation with a fairly sharp, bitter finish. Overall, not a bad APA, but not one I'd get again.

Serving type: can

05-23-2013 01:57:33 | More by barnzy78
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BryanCarey

Texas

3.39/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

An orange/tan colored pale ale, this beer has a slight chill haze and a nose that offers some citrus, bread, and caramel notes. The foam level is good and it leaves a nice amount of lacing as you consume.

This beer has a flavor profile similar to what you expect for the style. Toasted malts, biscuits, caramel, pine, and bread greet the palate first, balanced by the flavor of citrus and peppery hops in the finish. You get some earthy character along with some floral and citrus hops and some peppery spice to keep it interesting.

This pale ale isn’t an amazing representation of the style, but it isn’t too bad and it’s got enough going for it to earn a small stamp of approval. The carbonation seems a little low and the overall taste doesn’t hit it out of the park, but it’s a decent offering nonetheless.

Serving type: can

06-22-2013 23:24:59 | More by BryanCarey
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Small off white to tan head settles into a nice lacing above a clear copper colored pale ale.

Light sour citrus to grassy hops aroma without any dominate fruit taking center stage.

Citrus, piney, and almost grassy hops taste with some dryness also.

A lasting light dry aftertaste with some of the hops aspects sticking around with this medium to light medium bodied beer.

A decent tasting pale but it just seems to miss the mark slightly on being a really recommendable pale ale.

Serving type: can

11-19-2012 22:43:52 | More by LXIXME
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denver10

Kentucky

3.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A nice dark amber with a thumbs width khaki head that quickly drops down to a light layer on the surface. Decent lacing. A pretty sweet aroma of caramel and fruit, such as peaches and papaya. Hops show themselves more aggressively in the flavor but still still heavy on the sweet factor. Caramel malt at the get go, the fruit show themselves in the middle, and it closes out with a prickly earthy bitterness to it. Medium bodied, not too much carbonation but enough to give it some life. Enjoying this pale ale, it makes for a nice outdoor drinking beer. Not sure it all comes together as well as it could but its good and I do prefer it to their amber ale.

Serving type: can

03-25-2012 22:41:51 | More by denver10
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

04-02-2014 17:45:04 | More by GOBLIN
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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Florida

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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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Mountain Livin' Pale Ale from Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.