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Float Trip Ale - Piney River Brewing Co.

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Float Trip AleFloat Trip Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

21 Ratings
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 9.23%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | 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:
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

(Beer added by: zeff80 on 04-10-2013)
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Ratings: 21 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
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Mark-Leggett

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

08-14-2014 20:03:04 | More by Mark-Leggett
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JT99125

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-07-2014 14:14:00 | More by JT99125
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priwen

Arkansas

3.59/5  rDev -7.9%

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

07-20-2014 08:26:30 | More by priwen
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snansel

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-30-2014 18:43:55 | More by snansel
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Stephen_Woods

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-24-2014 00:51:21 | More by Stephen_Woods
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thufflife

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

06-19-2014 20:00:53 | More by thufflife
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Weas

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-13-2014 04:14:04 | More by Weas
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

3.46/5  rDev -11.3%

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.

06-11-2014 13:18:07 | More by Goosehunter75
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Wiscosrw

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

05-20-2014 03:06:14 | More by Wiscosrw
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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

3.48/5  rDev -10.8%

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.

05-09-2014 01:23:11 | More by EagleTalon
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moarmare

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-05-2014 12:49:49 | More by moarmare
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Dirty25

Germany

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-22-2014 19:49:16 | More by Dirty25
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Bsetz

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-19-2014 03:03:23 | More by Bsetz
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justdesserts

Arkansas

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

04-13-2014 13:38:45 | More by justdesserts
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ButtomsUp

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-05-2014 21:44:38 | More by ButtomsUp
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Wandano

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.6%

02-21-2014 04:17:27 | More by Wandano
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rtrasr

Arkansas

4.39/5  rDev +12.6%

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.

12-07-2013 23:25:49 | More by rtrasr
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Black_ox

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +9%

09-26-2013 02:21:59 | More by Black_ox
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-06-2013 18:13:01 | More by jklecko2
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.68/5  rDev -5.6%

Canned 6/24/13, glad to see these guys are now puttinf freshness info on their cans.

Pours bronze with a pinky of fast faliing cream colored head. Faint head retention & lacing

S: Pears & crackery notes, a touch of perfumy hops

T: Follows the nose, some dryness & a bit of fuji apple up front. Pear & apple fruittyness/sweetness mingle with crackeryness & slight soapy/floral hoppyness as this warms. Finishes with much orchard fruit, even a touch of canned apricot & slight dryness

MF: Light/medium bodied, subtle carbonation, nicely balanced

Drinks super easy, a well crafted summer session offering that is going down great in this 90+ degree heat. Another solid beer from these guys

07-21-2013 02:57:09 | More by russpowell
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zeff80

Missouri

3.88/5  rDev -0.5%

A - Poured a clear, orange-red color with a one-finger, off-white head of foam. It left thin trails of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled sweet and floral with a nutty presence.

T - The nuttiness really came through in the flavor. Sweet toffee flavors with caramel and a subtle bitterness.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A light to medium bodied ale.

O - This breaks the mold of traditional cream ales. I liked it.

04-10-2013 01:44:32 | More by zeff80
Float Trip Ale from Piney River Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.