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People's Pale Ale - Intuition Ale Works

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96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 13.31%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Intuition Ale Works visit their website
Florida, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Fieldzy27 on 01-29-2011)
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

ygtbsm94, May 24, 2013
Photo of kylehay2004
4.03/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: half to single finger head. Clear and amber.

S: really have to try to find an aroma with this one. Not there in a significant way per my nose.

T: this is a great representative of its genre. Hoppy and crisp however not overwhelming. Aftertaste of hops lingers. Oily to some extent. Citrus and pine notes.

M: medium body. Oily and moderate carbonation.

O: a great pale ale. The first beer I had by this brewer and a "go to" beer where available.

kylehay2004, Jul 03, 2011
Photo of JAHMUR
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

JAHMUR, Apr 07, 2012
Photo of nickfl
4/5  rDev +13.3%

nickfl, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of beernads
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

beernads, Aug 22, 2013
Photo of barleywinefiend
3.28/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Poured a deep orange w/ good caronation, nice fluffy white head with good retention. Decent lacing as well.

S: Caramel, grapefruits and some grass

T: Caramel malt with some light spice meets grapefruit juice. A bit chewy, definitely not a West Coast APA. A subtle hop bitterness appears mid palate. The finish has a little citrus, light bitterness and somewhat dry

M: Medium bodied, well carbonated and as I mentioned earlier sordove a hearty APA

O: Not bad, not great but slightly above average.

barleywinefiend, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of stakem
3.68/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Kickbacks served in a standard pint. The brew appears a clear burnt copper color with an off-white head and streaming carbonarion. A thin layering maintains across the top from the rising bubbles that lasts throughout the duration.

The smell is fruity and floral with a light toasty caramel grain quality that accents the sweetness of the hop quality quite nicely. A touch of alcohol is noted and increases in boldness as the brew warms up.

The taste is fruity and floral from the hops with a backing of caramel maltiness. The malt gets toasty towards the back. Some modest bitterness increases as it warms and has a nice herbal to mineral finish. Some yeasty notes are evident in the aftertaste.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. A decent take on the style overall but nothing to get worked up about. I wouldnt hesitate to order this again if options were slim but considering the vast offerings at kickbacks...onward to something else.

stakem, Sep 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

dbrauneis, May 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

Gonzoillini, Mar 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

sendbeer, Mar 30, 2014
Photo of chinchill
3.48/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

pint at a Florida pub very near brewery.

A fine clear amber color covered by a thin head that soon dissipates to some islands and a ring, but leaves some lacing on glass. {a second sample several monthas later had a more durable head). Dark for a pale ale, the appearance accurately indicates a boldy flavored pale ale.

A nice hoppy aroma with obvious citrus and piney notes. The flavor is more citrusy and less piney than the aroma. It is also more hoppy than their Simcoe IPA (consumed just 2 days earlier). Its really quite bitter and hoppy for a pale ale and will appeal to many people who like IPAs. Good to very good, but I'd like it better with a bit more malt.

chinchill, Mar 06, 2011
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.78/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap at the brewery in JAX, this beer was poured in a pint glass. The beer pours a cloudy yellowish orange-gold coloring with a very thin film of off white, small bubbled head. Light, roasty hops characteristics on the nose. There are strong sweet and syrupy caramel flavors in the backbone of this beer, with subtle peppery hops that mingle throughout, as well as mainline the finish. The aftertaste is almost astringent it's so dry. Creaminess to the aftertaste is very confusing considering the finish, but the beer is pretty damn tasty.

GarthDanielson, May 01, 2011
Photo of flagmantho
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12oz can into a pint glass.

Appearance: rich orange hue with a moderate haze and a strong effervescence. Head pours a thick finger of frothy ivory foam which doesn't stick around too long. Color is great, though.

Smell: sweet malt with a big dose of citrusy, Cascade-y hops. Not bad, but a little homebrew-ey. Perhaps it is recipe formulation -- a very run-of-the-mill APA.

Taste: flavor tracks with the aroma, with a pretty strong bitterness toward the end. Decent, but nothing special going on here.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a good level of carbonation and a decent creaminess.

Overall: a drinkable, sessionable pale ale. I like it for this, although it's nothing new flavor-wise.

flagmantho, Jul 03, 2013
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2.65/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Bottle received as an extra in a trade. No apparent freshness info. Poured in to tulip.

A - Hazy medium orange with a thin layer of cream coloured head.

S - Big sweetness with caramel and honey aroma. The hop profile is seemingly non-existent.

T - A slight bitterness up front but the hop profile is very subdued overall with a huge caramel malt sweetness dominating this beer. This definitely seems old/

M - Light body with moderate carbonation.

O - I am pretty sure that this was an old beer. That said, there was no freshness info available, so I can't be sure. As such, I have reviewed this beer without taking freshness in to account.

TheSevenDuffs, Apr 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

mhaugo, Jul 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

bpfrush, Jun 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

st9647v3, Jun 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

SadMachine, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

buckyp, Apr 04, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

lupercmda, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of Redrover
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a standard pint at the Green Turtle in Fernandina Beach, the beer is bronze with clingy beige head.

It has an aroma of cascades and caramel malts. Reminds me of a Point cascade and that's not a bad thing.

The taste is in lock step with the smell, piney hops, some caramel malts for balance a bit grainy late. You have seen this before and they execute it in spades.

The mouth is spot on with mid-level carbonation and a bit of mouth coating oiliness.

I know APAs don't excite that many people, but this one is well executed!

Redrover, Mar 31, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes. Had on-tap at CCB tasting room. Poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours a clear copper with a one-finger white head and good lacing.

S: Tropical fruit, citrus, and pine hops with a lighter malt aroma in the background.

T: Tropical fruit & citrus pith hops, biscuit malt. Finish seems to be mango & grapefruit bitterness.

M: Heavier mouthfeel for an APA, but what I would consider medium for an IPA. Good amount of carbonation on tongue. Minimal alcohol presence.

O: I thought this was a pretty good beer. Not necessarily one I'd actively seek out again but definitely serviceable. My biggest complaint was that it seemed overly hopped to be categorized as an APA.

macrosmatic, Aug 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

CampusCrew, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of ummswimmin
3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I received this can from a BIF, and I am excited to try something new from this Florida brewery.

I poured the can into my over-sized tulip glass, and initially I had about three fingers of foam. This foam died down to a very thin scum over the moderately dark orange beer.

Off the top I get mild citrus with minimal malt presence. Seems appropriate for a pale ale.

The flavor is mild and clean. I get more of the citrus hopping, and something else there. It is almost like a little bit of tangerine or sweet orange. It mellows this beer well.

This is a very drinkable beer. Nothing there is so unbelievably challenging. Just a good example of an easy drinking pale.

ummswimmin, Oct 29, 2012
Photo of dogfishandi
2.95/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

12 oz can poured into a snifter. No freshness info.

Pours out a cloudy deep orange copper color. Retains a nice full slightly off white colored head with pretty good lacing.

Smells a little bit like it's past it's prime. Old cardboard, stale hops a bit woody. Along with that some very light grapefruit citrus, resinous aromas.

The taste is a bit better than the aroma. Still has some stale hop, wet cardboard taste, but not as bad. Slight resinous piney woody hops balanced a bit by some biscuity, light toasted malt.

Average mouthfeel for a pale, maybe a hint of tartness perhaps from the age of this beer.

I'm guessing this is around a year old. Really a shame. Could've greatly benefitted from a canned on date.

dogfishandi, May 04, 2014
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People's Pale Ale from Intuition Ale Works
81 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.