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Cutthroat Pale Ale - Tree Brewing

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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tree Brewing visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
West Coast Pale Ale. The perfect balance of five diffent malts and hand selected Hops. The distinctive flavour and aroma make this one truly smooth and inviting beer.

(Beer added by: IronDjinn on 04-03-2005)
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

ZachT, Aug 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

JoshRosario, Aug 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

FadetoBock, Aug 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

smekermann, Aug 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Druid, Aug 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

1stOffender, Jul 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Long813, Jul 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

KStark, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of bsp77
3.58/5  rDev -2.7%

Serving glass: Poured from can into mug.

Appearance: Copper colored with white head and light lacing.

Smell: Toasted malts, citrus and some spiciness.

Taste: Grainy, toasted malts with light citrusy hops and lots of spicy and floral notes.

Feel: Moderate carbonation, medium body, dry finish.

Overall: Very straightforward APA, which is solid but little stands out.

bsp77, Jun 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

bgramels, May 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Kmat10, May 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

CurtisD, Mar 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

dejongjohn, Dec 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

KalanM, Nov 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

schnarr84, Nov 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

robuncorked, Oct 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

jrempel, Sep 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

kelvarnsen, Sep 23, 2012
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3.33/5  rDev -9.5%

Can strangely bought in Halifax last week with a date (which I assume to be "best before") of 19/11/12. May not have been perfectly stored during its trans-Canada sojourns, but from a date perspective not nearly as old as I would have guessed from the caramelized malt "breadiness" in the taste. Hope to head west and taste fresh on draught at some point, but not a beer I'd purchase in a can again if looking for the typical citrus and pine hop bomb of a typical APA.

Pours a beautiful near iridescent orange amber with a decent and sustained off-white head, impressive lacing. A very mild aroma of caramelized malts, even after it warms. Taste is a bit more complex, but also utterly "inoffensive" - caramelized malted barley sweetness transitioning into a dry hopped finish that doesn't linger long and maintains a sweet backbone.

Probably an excellent gateway or transition beer for someone just moving away from macro lagers.

hopsolutely, Sep 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Alberta_Beer_Guy, Jul 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Coastal_Brew, Jul 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

joefinnigan15, May 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

bumchilly25, May 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

adburton, May 06, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +17.7%

I got a pair of 500 mL cans. It pours with big, white/slightly-yellow, creamy head. The body is clear with an orange-amber colour.

I love the aroma. It smells fresh with hints of fresh fruits like apricot/peach and citrus. The aroma carries through into the taste. Starting with a more citrus fruitiness, I get a dark chocolate taste (there could be some vanilla in there?) and a fantastic floral hops finish. It has a medium-to-full body and heavy carbonation.

Overall, I love smell and taste of this beer. I haven't particularly cared much for west coast hops, they work great here. The only downside is the feel which has too much carbonation and is a tiny bit thin.

maclean25, Apr 20, 2012
Cutthroat Pale Ale from Tree Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.