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Rusty Nail Pale Ale - Crooked Fence Brewing

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Rusty Nail Pale AleRusty Nail Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.58%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crooked Fence Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 04-15-2012)
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

stevoj, Sep 06, 2014
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2.88/5  rDev -16.8%

xMRxEx, Aug 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

clfrost, Aug 23, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -9.8%

209_beerhunter, Aug 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Lane_in_ID, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

MikeDAdams, Jul 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

Noe, Apr 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

Skyyalpha, Apr 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

WDJersey, Jan 18, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

ygtbsm94, Jan 15, 2014
Photo of BucannonXC5
3.19/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Type: 12-oz. can
Glass: Stone Ruination IPA pint glass
From: Whole Foods in Boise, Idaho
Price: $8.99 for a mix and match variety 6-pack
Purchased: Dec. 19, 2013
Consumed: Dec. 22, 2013
Misc.: N/A

Poured a caramel honey murky color with two fingers of khaki white head. Sporadic uneven spots of lacing along the sides. Good retention.

Smelled wet Cascade hops, Irish Spring soap, floral hops, pine, lime and some buttery caramel malts.

Tasted slightly different than the nose. Got buttery malts, lime grass, honey, grass hops, soap and caramel.

Light body. Oily texture. Average carbonation. Buttery abrupt finish.

Didn’t really like this one at all. Would not have it again on purpose.

BucannonXC5, Dec 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

OKCNittany, Dec 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

IDABEERGUY, Aug 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

fivetime, Aug 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Chucker17, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of flagmantho
3.56/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz can into a pint glass.

Appearance: dark orange hue with a light haze and a moderately strong effervescence. Head is a thick finger of pillowy tan foam; quite attractive.

Smell: caramelly malt right off the bat, followed by an intriguing combination of floral and citrus hops. I like it, although overall it's quite muddled and the hops don't quite stand up to the malt.

Taste: again, quite malty right up front. Something about the flavor reminds me of extract homebrew, though not necessarily in a bad way -- just something about the sweetish quality of the malt. Hops are lightly floral and citrusy, and again don't stand up to the malt quite enough for my taste. Bitterness is smooth and pretty decent for an APA of this style.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of well-integrated carbonation and a concomitantly satisfying creaminess. I like it.

Overall: a decent drinkin' beer. It's a bit muddled to be really great, but it will do in a pinch.

flagmantho, Jul 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

DerwinWentworth, Jul 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

LuckyJohn, Jul 09, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

zestd, May 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

HOGFVR, Apr 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Juno_Malone, Apr 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Irrationalist, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of donkeyrunner
3.53/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pumpkin orange with a soapy head. Glob of retention makes it down to 1/3 glass but that's about it.

Floral, bubblegum, peach and general wort aroma. Tastes like bubblegum and peach iced tea. Not as malty as it smells. Nice bitter finish. Very, very clean.

I like it. Like a more flavorful Long Trail Ale for those with an east coast feel.

donkeyrunner, Nov 29, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

JLapadura, Aug 08, 2012
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Rusty Nail Pale Ale from Crooked Fence Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.