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Ass Kisser Vanilla Pale Ale - Ass Kisser Ales

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Ass Kisser Vanilla Pale Ale
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BA SCORE
71
okay

114 Ratings
THE BROS
75
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 21.52%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ass Kisser Ales visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: AleWatcher on 10-17-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Retired in August 2013.
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Ratings: 114 | Reviews: 29
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

hmm, low review score.... not really excited about that tonight.
pale straw with minimal head, erratic lacing.
smells kind of vanilla-y, i suppose.
tastes like a subdued ale with some soft spices. vanilla subtle in the end taste. very interesting.
overall, not bad. a little 'twang' from the added ingredients but a decent drink. not into novelties, but i dont believe this was intended as a novelty but a serious endeavor. i like it. i think it is worthy although it's not a world class brew. i wonder what the other brews from this brewery are like...

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A good shade of pale with a small white head. I give them marks for getting a good color.

Your basic pale ale aroma (grassy hops, buttery malt) with nary a hint of vanilla. At least it gets the first part down pat.

We're talking now. My tongue detects a nice, mellow addition of vanilla bean that kind of works against the butteriness of the malt and grassy hops. It does add a new angle to the style.

Lingering buttery malt, grassy hops and vanilla bean make up the mouthfeel.

I give them credit for trying something different. I don't think I've had any pale ales infused with vanilla.

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I poured this bottle into a tulip style glass. I initially had a couple fingers of foam that dies down pretty quickly. The coloring on this beer is a ruddy orange.

Off the top you definitely pick up the vanilla from the beer. I also get some caramel in the nose on this one.

This beer works out to be a very easy sipper. The vanilla presence and sweetness can throw you. I feel a little bit of oily-ness in the mouth-feel.

This is a very original beer for me. Typically the vanilla comes from barrel aging, but this one is a little stronger and sweeter than most.

For something new, I recommend trying out this one. Plus, the bottle is pretty fun.

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Ass Kisser Vanilla Pale Ale from Ass Kisser Ales
71 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.