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Whale's Tale Pale Ale - Cisco Brewers Inc.

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,029 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,029
Reviews: 356
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.74%
Wants: 23
Gots: 91 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

GonzoHomebrewer, Aug 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

DanSmith17, Jul 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

WhitmansNiece, Jul 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

db12, Jul 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

ZEB89, Jul 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

theblub25, Jul 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

DonFrap, Jul 16, 2013
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3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I guess this beer came across as really underwhelming. The fact that I paid a good bit for this led to high expectations.
Poured rather nicely with a nice head and ample lacing.
Golden amber in color.
Smelled rather malty...leaned way towards the less hopped up side which is what I didnt expect.
Tasted mimicked. more of a malt backing than hops. I am guessing English style pale ale.

dmamiano, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of MrMister
3.34/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I bought just one bottle at Brooklyn supermarket. It looked interesting so I thought to give it a try.

A-Dark caramel appearance with a bit of fizz, it's nice looking and light shines through quite easily. My beer poured with an almost non-existent white head.

S- Whale's Tale Pale Ale smells great. Very citrusy/fruity with a tiny bit of hop thrown in at the end. Smells a little sweater than most APAs maybe.

T-The taste is clean and crisp, notes of citrus are at the front end followed by a light hoppiness and malt.

M-Pleseant. The amount of carbonation for this beer is spot on. It's very smooth and crisp.

O-I liked the beer enough but I don't think I'll buy it again soon; though I'm always glad to try new beers.

MrMister, Jul 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Aewachiw, Jul 13, 2013
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Garrett092112, Jul 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

doremite, Jul 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

AJ01923, Jul 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

themegamancave, Jul 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Jeffreytmoore, Jul 08, 2013
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4.21/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bought a 12 pack from the Wegmans in Northborough, MA on 7/6/13 for $ 13.99.

poured from a 12 oz can into a glass tumbler, served at fridge temp.

coppery amber with a 1 finger manila head. nice lacing.

aroma: nutty malt and apricots.

mouthfeel: full and nice.

taste: bunch o malt with fruity notes like apricots or sultanas.

notes: awesome beer, love it!

fx20736, Jul 07, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Zbeetleman, Jul 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Acforster2, Jul 03, 2013
Whale's Tale Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
83 out of 100 based on 1,029 ratings.