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Bronx Pale Ale - The Bronx Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

302 Ratings
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Ratings: 302
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 12.64%
Wants: 9
Gots: 26 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
The Bronx Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: plaid75 on 11-03-2011)
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

mikeburd1128, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

This one came as a bit of a surprise to me when I saw it at DM's as we don't often get cheap American ales in a can, and at $12 a 4/pack this is indeed as cheap as it gets here in Australia. If this actually turns out to be a decent Pale Ale, well I think we might have a new fridge filler to go with Little Creatures Pale Ale, Stone & Wood Pacific Ale and the mighty Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen!

Poured from a 473ml US pint can into a nonic pint.

A: This pale ale has a textbook clear amber body with a boisterous foamy white 2cm head that reduces to a fairly sticky lace around the glass.

S: Those classic American Pale Ale pine/citric hops are right upfront in the aroma. This is followed by fairly a distant toasted biscuit malt base, along with a hint of caramel sweetness. One thing that is noticeable is how fresh the hops smell in this brew, reminiscent of a decent hop picking season ale.

T: Surprisingly well-balanced flavours at play here; the malt base is a broad sweet biscuit/caramel foundation that is just at that range right before it cloys, likewise the hops are plentiful and bitter with expected citrus/pine flavour but they don't completely dominate the flavour like they can in many other APA's. There are hints of malt nuttiness rounding it all out as well.

M: Mid to light bodied, may be borderline watery, with a light ale-friendly carbonation.

D: A damn good brew, and very little to fault it - the only thing that really stood out was the borderline watery mouthfeel, the rest of this brew was well solid. There is one other thing that stood out to me and that is the marketing - this can, whether it was trying to or not, makes the beer look cheap (which it is) but it is actually a very good, though nothing stands out about it, craft beer. If someone at my local DM hadn't put a "recommends" label I would have completely breezed past this but instead I saw the label and thought "Tom, what the hell does Tom know about beer?" and bought it based on that label. Think about representing your decent crafted ale better Bronx.

Food match: For a well-balanced pale ale like this it would be best suited with almost anything; Thai, Indian, BBQ, steak and chips, hamburger, etc... i.e. I couldn't think of anything specific, this beer is generically that good!

doktorhops, May 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

earljones199, May 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

TimHitchings, May 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

mkrass, May 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

bkwhoppa66, May 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

odomosan, Apr 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

markgugs, Apr 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Rhettroactive, Apr 13, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

Holland, Apr 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

krampert11, Apr 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

adkrogue, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Mikexw, Apr 08, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice aroma and mouth feel. I picked up a can at Grand Central Terminal at the end of the workday for 375. Not bad considering. The guy must have had it on ice since lunchtime. A bit too cold, but I let t adjust before I sipped. The taste was your typical pale ale but better for sure. I could definitely taste a nuttiness upfront and bitterness at the end (imagine some of your romantic relationships). Nice beer, I would drink it again. The hop flavor was evident, but not overwhelming. A definite plus, despite the name, it was brewed in WI. I am from Beantown and generally do not like anything associated with the Bronx!

scpow, Apr 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Illos, Apr 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

tylergoov, Apr 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

kkmiller76, Apr 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

miaandmae1, Mar 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

djrn2, Mar 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Bilco, Mar 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

admiral, Mar 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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Bronx Pale Ale from The Bronx Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 302 ratings.