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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

933 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 933
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 asabreed:
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asabreed

New York

4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: A very semi-dark peachy hazy color that looks pretty radiant in the glass. Retention doesn't linger as long as I'd hoped. Bubbles are thick and off-white, a nice ring remaining around the body of the brew.

Smell: Lingering candied fruits, sweetness, and a bit of chocolate or toffee, though the latter remains fairly mild. Definitely an English version, that's for sure.

Taste: The hops are here throughout, unlike what you can gather from the aroma. But this remains fairly mild, with a nice amount of fruit and candy flavors lingering with some mildly bitter hops on the side of lemongrass and orange.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with a fairly silky carbonation overall.

Drinkability: Picked this up for $9 for the six-pack in Portland, and it was definitely a good purchase. A highly sessionable and tasty brew, and pretty perfect for this point in the summer.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2011 21:43:01 | More by asabreed
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Poured a light copper, almost Amber with a thin head of light foam. Aroma was spicy with a sweet fruit note. Great carbonation helped bring out the bitterness of the hops very well and finished with a sweet caramel flavor. Very nice and refreshing.

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Whale's Tale Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 933 ratings.