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Mountain Livin' Pale Ale - Crazy Mountain Brewing Company

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Mountain Livin' Pale AleMountain Livin' Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
78
okay

193 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 193
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.93%
Wants: 1
Gots: 11 | 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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Photo of jlindros
3.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Love me some craft beer in cans.No date.

Pours a decent looking fluffy head but small 1/4 finger sized, fades semi slowly at least, retains well, decent lacing as well, very hazy slight sediment laden orange nectar color.

Nose brings some sweet malts, grainy toasty malts, not quite caramel but a sweet candy like note to it, into mild earthy hops, some herbal notes, little tea, touch of pine and forest floor, a little orange zest as well, smells fairly decent but also seems like it might be a little old unfortunately.

Taste brings some sweet malts again, candy like flavors but not caramel, biscuit and toasty grain, little straw, nice straight up malty flavor which is nice if you like malts. Then mild hops, quite mild from what I expected, some grassy notes, earthy, little herbal note, very faint citrusy note, but mostly grassy earthy flavors with a sweet candy like toasty grainy malt backbone. Finish is dry but a little sticky and sweet notes, more grainy malts, some grassy hops, and a little bitterness finally, mild pine and spicy hop note as well.

Mouth is med bod, decent carb, mild gritty feel.

Overall OK, I do like the malts but not quite on level for what I expeccted, hops are way behind where they should be in every aspect, but still fairly tasty and drinkable.

jlindros, May 22, 2014
Photo of BuddhaBrowett
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

BuddhaBrowett, May 16, 2014
Photo of jrohrbacher
2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

jrohrbacher, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of Stillmakingnoise
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Stillmakingnoise, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Mattias, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of Filabee
2/5  rDev -41%

Filabee, Apr 05, 2014
Photo of afsdan
3/5  rDev -11.5%

afsdan, Apr 04, 2014
Photo of GOBLIN
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

GOBLIN, Apr 02, 2014
Photo of JoeMans
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

JoeMans, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of tctim
3.8/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good beer, nice place with plenty of outdoor seating. The interior ceiling could use some work, as it is just unfinished drywall making the place feel like it is in progress. I would almost rather see exposed framing than unfinished drywall, but hopefully they will improve it. The location is easily accessible right off of I-70 in Edwards. Great stop on the way to or from the mountains.

tctim, Mar 25, 2014
Photo of Falcone
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Falcone, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of jngrizzaffi
4.75/5  rDev +40.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Pours a very cloudy, amber color. Looks like honey. Very untypical for a Pale Ale. Thin foamy heady with very good amount of lacing around the sides of the glass that persists through drinking. Strong citrusy, piney smell. Can tell from the smell that it is a very hoppy beer. When tasting, you get a hint of pine with a strong citrus flavor throughout. Great hoppy finish with a hint of caramel at the end. Never heard of this brewery before, but if all their beers are like this, I will definitely try some more of them.

jngrizzaffi, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of smcolw
3.74/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Gold to amber color. Nearly clear. Decent head that leaves plenty of webby lace on the glass.

Plenty of caramel aroma. Sweet with little hop to counterbalance the nose.

Better hop presence but the sweet (crystal?) malt is pretty strong. The body is rich, particularly for a pale ale. The finish is very long lasting. Not much hop but it lingers a very long time.

This is an interesting beer. I find it to be a bit too sweet for my tastes, but I do appreciate the complexity of the beer.

smcolw, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of Schmidty3
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Schmidty3, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of crobinso
3/5  rDev -11.5%

crobinso, Mar 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

Karibourgeois, Mar 08, 2014
Photo of Auslander
3/5  rDev -11.5%

Auslander, Mar 05, 2014
Photo of Mmcdonald79
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Mmcdonald79, Mar 05, 2014
Photo of Canada_Dan
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Canada_Dan, Mar 04, 2014
Photo of aztraz
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

aztraz, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of Jah_Json
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Jah_Json, Feb 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

Nunya, Feb 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

kbrown, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of beerbrains
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

beerbrains, Feb 20, 2014
Photo of mike_dawson
4/5  rDev +18%

mike_dawson, Feb 12, 2014
Mountain Livin' Pale Ale from Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 193 ratings.