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Whale's Tale Pale Ale - Cisco Brewers Inc.

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Whale's Tale Pale AleWhale's Tale Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,078 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,078
Reviews: 361
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.77%
Wants: 25
Gots: 132 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Quaffer on 12-07-2001

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Ratings: 1,078 | Reviews: 361
Photo of hipHOPSanonymous
3.35/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of aratcliffe
3.49/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.29/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jshusc
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kjkinsey
3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Hazy gold with a finely bubbled 2” of white foam cap that dissipates to thin film. Smell: very bready, fresh baked white bread Taste: rich malty sweet fruit with a gentle hop accent and a slightly dfry finish. Mouthfeel: Medium body and carbonation.

Photo of AlaskanYoung
2.5/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Saya review is optional. It is not

Photo of TheElectricOne
3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dicers
3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Johnroby
3.12/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of timfsmith69
4.5/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Just a great overall taste. Not very hoppy, but just rich and flavorful. Love it

Photo of Seeker84
3.29/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.1/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrich8919
4.23/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Out of a can, poured into a pint mug.
Look: Nice cloudy, orange, amber hue. Ample head that sticks to the side of the glass.
Nose: Gentle citrus hop character, bright.
Taste: Excellent balance malt/hop. Hops start as potpourri, end as grapefruit/orange variety of citrus.
Mouthfeel: Carbonation is noticeably higher out of a can in relation to a bottle or draft (had all three). I prefer it with the higher carbonation because it's dry and crisp, and it sets the hops free... the hops are certainly more present in the nose with the higher carbonation.
Overall: While the carbonation in a can is higher than might be stylistically appropriate for an EPA, it is an exceptionally drinkable medium-body beer with great flavor characteristics. Don't expect the huge hop profile that you would from an APA... it is a true EPA in that regard.

Photo of samibr
3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bwbetts
3.33/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tellytell
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fuzzcherry
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dans522
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sgt_Solocam
2.92/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of richkrull
3.14/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of michaelgrant1983
3.37/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
3.66/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Whale's Tale Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 1,078 ratings.