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The Pale - HopDog BeerWorks

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The PaleThe Pale

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3 Ratings
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 3.23%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Australia

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: heygeebee on 11-10-2011)
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dansmcd

Australia

3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Light golden amber and cloudy beneath a thin bubbly white head.

S - All hops. Summery and fresh with grapefruit, passionfruit and citrus at the fore.

T - Follows on from the nose with solid tropical fruit hop flavours of citrus, passionfruit and guava. Solid bitterness.

M - Slightly oily and quite wet. Medium bodied with low to moderate carbonation.

O - Thumbs up from me on this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2012 09:52:40 | More by dansmcd
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dgilks

Australia

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This was offered up as a proactive replacement for some beer that I ordered that didn't meet Tim's QA standards.

Hazy, bright golden colour with a small, very short lasted white head. Some lacing.

Fresh hop character with the grassiness that is characteristic of dry hopping and all the wonderful passionfruit, guava, orange and grape expected of New Zealand hops. Really bright and very good.

Moderately sweet malt with plenty of juicy, New Zealand hop flavour. There really is a lot going on here. The bitterness, like that in other HopDog beers, is a touch harsh and I can't figure out what is causing it.

Medium body with low carbonation. Undercarbonated but still nice.

I actually quite like this. The hop character is really here and, in fact, may be just a little too high for the cohumulone content of the hops. A bit more carbonation would be good too.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2011 07:32:45 | More by dgilks
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heygeebee

Australia

4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I tried four of these out of a sixer from Platinum, and my overall summary is of a 'good beer trying to get out'.

Has all the look / haze of a superior beer. Smells of all the right hops to style.
However, three of the four were pretty much flat. Could get a little head on one with a pour from a great height.

Contacted Tim from the brewery who was most apologetic. Adam from Platinum also noted I am the first negative voice on anything HopDog. Maybe a secondary issue?

Hopefully a one-off problem!

EDIT JUNE 12

WOW - massive pillowy fluffy head sits atop a gold body. White lace to die for.

Gives LCPA a run for money. Slightly over-carbonated is only drawback.

Serious change - have altered review scores to match.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2011 04:39:13 | More by heygeebee
The Pale from HopDog BeerWorks
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.