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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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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A thanks to woodychandler for yet another beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a orangeish color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of hops, citrus. Taste is the same, lots of citrus hops, a touch of malts, a bit IPA like, dry at the finish. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a quality beer.

Serving type: can

09-16-2012 11:36:27 | More by tone77
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ZAP

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I was very fired up to try this pale ale when I learned it had my two of my favorite hops in it (Citra and Simcoe). Then I was let down when I first had it as I expected it to be a juicy citrus forward apa...it is not...in fact it is more of an English style pale ale in my opinion...very strong with the caramel/toffee malt impression....the hops are very secondary and do impart more of an apa touch with some sweeter citrus but this is very light and not a strong take on the hops at all.

With that said....while I expected something totally different this is still a decent drinker and above average.

Serving type: can

10-03-2012 05:05:49 | More by ZAP
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.63/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Gettin Crazy with a lil Mountain Livin Pale Ale...picked up a can at the singles selve at my local Binny's. The beer pours a clear copper with foamy slightly offwhite head that is leaving a lace. The smell has bitter citrus tones with a touch of bread. The taste has a good initial balance with sweet malt countering a nice citrus....the end turn more of a bitter citrus. The mouthfeel is medium in boday with good carbonation. Overall its a decent pale ale.

Serving type: can

03-26-2013 01:40:51 | More by WoodBrew
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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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pathman

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

07-16-2013 02:17:46 | More by pathman
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enelson

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.8%

12-07-2013 18:50:31 | More by enelson
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morimech

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear amber color with a minimal head that quickly settled to a thin film. Moderate amount of spotty lacing is left down the glass.

Grassy hop aroma with quite a bit of biscuity malt. Also strong yeast esters that smell a lot like pears.

The flavor is rather pedestrian. Do not think it is old as it just showed up on store shelves. Does have some grassy hop flavor but the flavor consists mostly of biscuit like malt and yeast esters. Again with pears. BItterness seems moderate.

Medium body but just a tad undercarbonated. Just lacks pop on the palate.

With the shelves jammed with pale ales, this one will get quickly pushed out of the way. Decent but no reason to buy again.

Serving type: can

12-05-2012 23:32:37 | More by morimech
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

2.9/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-Pours copper. Not much else to note from the 2 oz. sample.

S-Malty. There is also a bit of an 'off' aroma. Bland and very stingy on hops. If you have an American Pale Ale clocking in at 6% ABV, then I would like some hops, please.

T-A recreation of the aroma on my palate. A little bit 'off', a little bit hoppy? A good bit malty.

M-Nothing useful to note.

O/D-Was not a fan of this beer. Below average in my estimation. Don't enjoy slamming beers but this one needs a drawing board close by so it can get back to it.

Serving type: can

06-11-2013 23:31:25 | More by VelvetExtract
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

12-11-2012 03:39:26 | More by Gagnonsux
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jenray

Texas

4/5  rDev +17.6%

07-25-2012 04:07:32 | More by jenray
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emmasdad

Colorado

3.58/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Can poured a clear orange amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, floral notes, earthiness and light citrus. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of caramel, earthiness, peaches, floral notes and light citrus with a crisp dry moderately bitter lingering earthy finish.

Serving type: can

09-12-2011 22:26:36 | More by emmasdad
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crobinso

Colorado

3/5  rDev -11.8%

03-08-2014 23:29:59 | More by crobinso
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aztraz

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

03-02-2014 20:12:30 | More by aztraz
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-02-2014 03:10:17 | More by WDJersey
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

05-14-2013 16:54:19 | More by RedneckBeerz
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duff247

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-14-2012 17:03:29 | More by duff247
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

05-09-2013 21:49:51 | More by jheezee
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -11.8%

11-25-2012 00:12:50 | More by kaelingirl
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

07-16-2013 02:11:04 | More by DonFrap
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Beaver13

Colorado

2.05/5  rDev -39.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12 oz can. Pours clear reddish amber with a medium creamy off-white head that quickly goes to a thin film that leaves some lacing.

The aroma is biscuity caramel malts with some hops and some vegetal notes.

The flavor is lots of toasted biscuity caramel malts with some earthy plastic bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is light bodied and pretty watery.

Overall, it's more like a biscuity amber with some off-notes.

Serving type: can

08-04-2012 03:10:06 | More by Beaver13
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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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hilgart1

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

03-18-2013 23:54:53 | More by hilgart1
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zonker17

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.8%

07-26-2012 01:30:36 | More by zonker17
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Tannish orange and mostly clear with a touch of haze, 1/2 finger head and ok lace.

Aroma is nice, plenty of citrus hops and pungent malts.

Flavor is heavily malty, bread, caramel malt, biscuit, along with a fair hoppiness that leaves a fairly bitter aftertaste.

Body is slightly watery and under-carbonated. Primarily I think it needs more carbonation, but otherwise isn't a bad beer at all.

Serving type: can

04-20-2013 15:26:52 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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Hopmodium

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

09-27-2012 22:20:49 | More by Hopmodium
Mountain Livin' Pale Ale from Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.