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Bullpen Pale Ale - Carolina Brewery

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Bullpen Pale Ale
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19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Carolina Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
43 IBU

(Beer added by: atsprings on 06-27-2010)
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Ratings: 19 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
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Sicem99

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-08-2012 18:20:58 | More by Sicem99
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

09-10-2013 22:25:23 | More by BigGingDrinker
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Irish57

North Carolina

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-28-2013 04:18:34 | More by plinythederek
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Amalak

New York

3.95/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I had on tap Luxury Box in Raleigh.

A. It has a semi-opaque caramel color with a good foamy white head that leaves some lacing. Some bubbles can be seen.

S. A malty scent with a floral hop scent.

T/M. It has a mild hop taste mixed with a floral, fairly grassy taste. It is medium bodied with a hint of a citrus taste with a very mild caramel sweetness underneath.

O. This is a very nice pale ale. A mild hop mixed with a mild fruity sweetness that's tempered by a grassy undertone.

Serving type: on-tap

07-22-2013 22:49:48 | More by Amalak
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Daktah

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-25-2013 18:08:29 | More by Daktah
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

04-12-2013 01:34:44 | More by lupercmda
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

02-19-2013 14:54:01 | More by KevinGordon
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mklinger

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-17-2012 14:10:22 | More by mklinger
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

tap

Pours a clear gold with a white head.

Light bready malt nose.

Grassy malt flavor with mild hop and a slight citrus sweetness.

Medium to light body with soft carbonation.

This is maybe what their sky blue should be. A good enjoyable light sessionable ale with some but not too much flavor, so it goes down easy. Nothing award winning here but you sure could throw a few of these back without a problem.

Serving type: on-tap

05-28-2012 22:59:21 | More by Cylinsier
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

04-12-2012 19:49:11 | More by VncentLIFE
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On cask at the brewpub on 3/3/12.

Poured a bright orange with a big, soft, creamy head that had great retention. The nose was heavy citrus; orange peel and grapefruit. The flavor was grassy and citrusy with big notes of grapefruit and orange peel. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied and smooth with very little carbonation.

This was incredibly drinkable. The orange notes that came throughout this beer made me feel like I was drinking something that had orange juice added. But strangely, it worked and with the lighter bodied and smooth balance, this was incredibly drinkable. It would make a great summer beer.

Serving type: cask

03-05-2012 09:48:07 | More by tdm168
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oberon

North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured much deeper than expected,a clear rich bronze with a tight formed i/2 finger white head.citrusy hops and caramle malts in the nose,neither win out aromas wise.A good shot of citric hops overtop of the caramel base in the flavor profile,the hops are pretty brash and I really enjoyed that.I could drink more than a few of these at the Durham Bulls game wich this beer is intended for.

Serving type: on-tap

06-25-2011 23:11:41 | More by oberon
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atsprings

North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Flying Saucer on 6/27/10 and reviewed from notes. Served in a standard pint glass a crisp orange with a quickly diminishing head. Aroma is mild citrus hops. The taste is mild citrus hops in front of sweet malts, nice balance for the style. The beer is light, crisp and refreshing. This is an enjoyable summer brew, one I could certainly see myself sipping in the stands at a ballgame.

Serving type: on-tap

07-06-2010 19:44:09 | More by atsprings
Bullpen Pale Ale from Carolina Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.