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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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1,056 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 1,056
Reviews: 357
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.77%
Wants: 23
Gots: 113 | 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

No notes at this time.
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3.82/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Soft, clear amber with short-lasting thin, white head.

Smell: Caramel-like maltiness, earthy hops, fruity yeast notes, barely detectable citrus notes.

Taste: Caramel matliness and earthy, piney hops. Some fruity esters. Very dry.

Mouthfeel: Thin and dry with moderate carbonation, refreshing.

Overall: A good pale ale that drifts away from the standard ultra-piney hop aroma/flavor that one expects from more American styled pale ales.

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3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle lured into a pilsner glass

Copper russet liquid with faint carbonation. Two finger white foam cap settles down with a beautiful history of lacings.

Aroma of malts with a hint of citrus , fruit and pine.

Gentle malt with a rush of hops, slight bitterness, lingers on the tongue. Mild bitter aftertaste. Light mouthfeel .

Nice , enjoyable beer. Not one that I am rushing out to fill up my fridge but would drink it again if offered on tap.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Amber color with an off-white thin head with short retention.
Light malty aroma with English hops and hints of earthy hops and caramel.
Flavor is much more intense than aroma. Taste of slightly toasted and nutty malts with lots of English hops. Earthy and caramel notes. Hints of citrus peel and fruits. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light body with good carbonation.
This is a beef up English Pale Ale. Less sweet and more hoppy than its inspiration. I did like this American interpretation. Very sessionable.

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Whale's Tale Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 1,056 ratings.