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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

934 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 934
Reviews: 354
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 18
Gots: 55 | FT: 0
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Quaffer on 12-07-2001)
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Reviews by Thads324:
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Thads324

Connecticut

3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A : pours a nice amber with a lovely two fingers of frothy yet loosely bubbled head. Tight head on top that looks really thick. A bit of haze to the color. Head dissipates within a half glass being drunk.

S : very little aroma. A hint of sweet buttered bread and a tiny bit of earthy hops. A bit of honey towards the end.

T : Starts a little dry with a bit of wheat bread (not wheat malt, but whole wheat bread). The middle is full of a long and flavorful yet not bitter hop. Slightly earthy and slightly fruity and vibrant. finishes quick and dry.

M : easy going, mild, clean and very dry

A great little english style pale ale. Easy to drink and flavorful, but nothing is overpowering or overwhelming, very much in a good way. A great all year round beer and fresh smash fruit in the bottom would be lovely since everything is blended so well and is subdued. I have to say the price is a little daunting, $9.99 a six? I don't live in nantucket dammit!!!

Serving type: can

06-21-2011 20:52:16 | More by Thads324
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Whale's Tale Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 934 ratings.