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Weekend Warrior Pale Ale - Karbach Brewing Co.

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Weekend Warrior Pale AleWeekend Warrior Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

142 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Karbach Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mothman on 01-12-2013)
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.99/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a slightly hazy golden apricot/peach in color with moderate to heavy amounts of active visible carbonation rising quickly from the bottom of the glass and some hints of golden yellow highlights. The beer has a two finger tall sudsy foamy off-white head that slowly reduces to a half finger thick mottled pillowy surface covering the majority of the surface of the beer with a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of tropical fruit/pineapple, citrus/tangerine, and pine hops with a lighter aroma of slightly sweet grainy + caramel malts.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of sweet grainy and caramel malts with a lingering sweetness. That is followed by slightly stronger than moderate flavors of tropical/pineapple, citrus/tangerine, pine, and herbal hops which impart a light to moderate amount of lingering bitterness.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth with just a hint of dryness in the finish.

O: Super easy to drink and refreshing - if this was available where I lived, this would be my go to beer for the summer (cookouts, tailgating, etc). Very enjoyable and one I highly recommend for the sessionable APA style.

Serving type: can

07-28-2014 00:02:37 | More by dbrauneis
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G_Est

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

07-26-2014 22:54:20 | More by G_Est
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ASirahSyrah

Texas

3.49/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

To be honest, I don't know if this pale ale is unique or tasty enough to stand out in a "packed division" so-to-speak.

In my opinion, pale ale's seem to be a dime a dozen, but every so often one will stick out - a diamond in the ruff.

This, unfortunately, isn't one of them.

I would absolutely drink one of these if it was offered...!
...and I certainly wouldn't complain if it was one of a few choices to pick from (as it does taste okay and it's quite crisp and refreshing)...
...but it isn't one that I would actively seek out to satiate my beer thirst.

Salute! Cin Cin! Evviva!

Serving type: can

07-23-2014 23:28:51 | More by ASirahSyrah
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-23-2014 05:23:25 | More by Gatordaddy
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Boneswally

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

07-23-2014 04:44:49 | More by Boneswally
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Johan_van

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-22-2014 21:33:17 | More by Johan_van
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hoppy91

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-21-2014 01:57:37 | More by hoppy91
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SavageHopHead

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-20-2014 23:37:42 | More by SavageHopHead
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zbuchanan

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-08-2014 21:19:25 | More by zbuchanan
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dmandrick

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-07-2014 21:05:54 | More by dmandrick
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Nick4202


4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-04-2014 22:19:58 | More by Nick4202
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victoriarugby

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

07-01-2014 19:08:32 | More by victoriarugby
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-29-2014 06:04:53 | More by Yeti1979
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vmdominguez

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-26-2014 02:02:56 | More by vmdominguez
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cmbeddoe7997

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-26-2014 01:40:59 | More by cmbeddoe7997
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-22-2014 23:21:12 | More by chinchill
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Walter_82

Texas

1/5  rDev -73.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Worst beer I've ever had. It tasted like tree sap! The smell and after taste wants you quit drinking. Who in the world would spend money on this. Yes the name says it all.... you have to be a warrior to finish drinking it! Barf barf barf barf puke puke puke.

Serving type: can

06-21-2014 23:14:24 | More by Walter_82
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rallen1967

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-13-2014 20:18:13 | More by rallen1967
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Dicers

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-11-2014 03:41:27 | More by Dicers
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rspauldi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-02-2014 02:42:24 | More by rspauldi
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RegalBeagle

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-01-2014 02:35:00 | More by RegalBeagle
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AtrumAnimus

Texas

4.65/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The appearance is a rich cloudy golden color with a rich and thick slow settling off-white head that leaves a good lacing down the glass.

The nose is a nice sweet malt bed which the hops rise from with hints of pine, white pepper, cut grass and lemon zest.

The flavor is superb. The malt is dry yet pleasant and works well with the tangy hops. the Hops are bitter and well balanced with the malt that is tad dry for my taste but not too dry. Subtle notes of bread, pine, pepper and a tinge of fructose on the finish that gives way to a nice bitter aftertaste that lingers but doesn't stick around like an uninvited guest.

The mouthfeel is just right for this one. Slightly rich but not too much so. This allow the finish the to linger without staying to long.

Overall a very drinkable PA and a great example of an American classic. I highly recommend it.

Serving type: can

05-28-2014 00:09:51 | More by AtrumAnimus
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Lance87

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

05-27-2014 16:07:18 | More by Lance87
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JerradMcD

Texas

1.58/5  rDev -58.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.25

I've never stuffed a handful of pine needles into my face before, but I imagine this beer would taste similar. Sticky after taste. Not terrible, but certainly not my favorite. I need a glass of iced tea after every 2nd sip. I got this beer in a Karbach collection because they brew in TX, and sadly I have 2 of these left.

Serving type: can

05-26-2014 01:29:36 | More by JerradMcD
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JDM44

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-20-2014 00:17:04 | More by JDM44
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Weekend Warrior Pale Ale from Karbach Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.