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Float Trip Ale - Piney River Brewing Co.

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Float Trip AleFloat Trip Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

27 Ratings
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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Piney River Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: zeff80 on 04-10-2013

A float trip is the quintessential Ozark experience. A canoe, kayak, raft or tube and a pristine spring-fed Missouri stream creates a lasting memory of our wild and beautiful outdoors. Our hand-crafted blonde ale is the perfect accompaniment to your day on the river or to simply bring back float trip memories.

18 IBU
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Ratings: 27 | Reviews: 6
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3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Golden yellow and hazy with a nice frothy head that stays around a little while before dissipating.

Smell: Some wheat, a little nuttiness, and a slight sour note.

Taste: Malt and wheat, a hint of sweetness, and some nice bitterness on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Solid medium body. Finishes dry and refreshing.

Overall: An enjoyable beer for the warmer months.

16 oz can
Canned on: 06/12/14
Served in a Pint glass

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.46/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a light honey color that is very clear in appearance. It has a 2 1/2 finger bubbly white hear with excellent retention. Nice lacing as well.

S - very light aroma. Mainly malts. Biscuity smelling.

T - Pleasant flavor. Again, mainly malts. Grains, bread, you get the picture

M - Light in the mouth. Very smooth and easy to drink. No burn at all.

O - Great sessionable beer. The name is very fitting. It would be a great beer for a float trip. Very refreshing and would be great at the beach, near a pool, or floating down a river.

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4.5/5  rDev +16%

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3.47/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours to a nice golden color with no lasting head. Aroma is much like one of the better mass produced American lagers such as PBR and Michelob: grainy with a whiff of hops. Flavor is typical for blonde and cream ale. Muted malt flavor and low bitterness and hop character. Mouthfeel is light and quenching. Low alcohol makes it sessionable. Good call for a beer to sip all day along the river. To be honest, I would stock the cooler with PBR but reserve a few of these to enjoy at certain milestones.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.37/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Just bought this. This is very much a summer refresher, but hits the spot in winter as well. Pours a light gold. Some sweetness on the nose. It is a light mouthful. The taste is some sweetness with some hop crispness. This is an easy drink. Good Ale for BMC drinker to start with. Love the 4.5% abv. A true sessison ale. Something we need more of.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Float Trip Ale from Piney River Brewing Co.
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