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Duckpin Pale Ale - Union Craft Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

153 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.54%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Union Craft Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, 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: yourefragile on 07-05-2012)
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jdelbalzo99

New York

2/5  rDev -48.6%

07-07-2014 16:53:24 | More by jdelbalzo99
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bum732

Lesotho

3/5  rDev -22.9%

08-25-2013 21:59:04 | More by bum732
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roodie

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.9%

09-27-2013 01:22:56 | More by roodie
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RHB33

Maryland

3/5  rDev -22.9%

06-17-2014 22:36:54 | More by RHB33
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goldie2828

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.9%

07-06-2012 16:58:46 | More by goldie2828
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THECPJ

Delaware

3/5  rDev -22.9%

04-26-2013 19:14:16 | More by THECPJ
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patreely12

Maryland

3/5  rDev -22.9%

09-02-2012 20:52:20 | More by patreely12
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MattFoley

Maryland

3.08/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I needed a six pack to take tailgating and saw this was local so I picked it up. Not too impressed.

A - Clear, golden. Nothing special but nothing to really complain about either.

S - Good hoppy smell. This has me optimistic that it will be on the hoppier side of Pale Ale's, which I like.

T - Total let down. I don't know how to explain it. The hops are there but there's something else getting in the way. They taste muted, even for a pale ale.

M - Good carbonation, refreshing.

O - Unremarkable, middle of the pack. At $12 for a 6 pack of 5.5% beer, I don't see myself buying this again.

Serving type: can

12-03-2013 17:58:01 | More by MattFoley
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.23/5  rDev -17%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from the can into a nonic pint glass.

A bit lifeless looking here. Dull. Murky amber yellow and brown, with barely one finger of off white colored head presented. Manages to settle and leave a pencil thin collar and puck. Not very good looking brew.

Nose though impresses with a big 180. Lots of pineapple and fruit hop action. Clean and juicy smelling with a nice sweetness and citrus aroma. Very nice and unexpected.

Aroma doesn't quite seem to translate into an enjoyable palate. Chalky feeling palate with a dirt and earth bitterness. Faint hint of mint on the swallow on the hop realm, but this is quite watery and wet for even a pale ale. Malt depth non existent on the mid palate. Quite carbonated mouthfeel a bit and nearly seltzery.

Not sure what happened here the beer has a great bouquet too bad it just didn't translate on the palate.

Serving type: can

09-26-2013 22:03:53 | More by smakawhat
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

10-24-2013 03:27:57 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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lurpy1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

03-13-2014 19:49:02 | More by lurpy1
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siege06nd

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

12-13-2013 05:08:33 | More by siege06nd
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twiggamortis420

Texas

3.28/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz can courtesy of mwrecording pours a hazed copper collar with a creamy cap of foam that leaves sheets of lace, pretty nice...

Nose is caramel malts and light herbal hops. Leans malty with some nutty yeast.

Taste flashes some toasted malt first and finishes bitter and leafy. Not much hop flavor and the yeast is definitely apparent. Mouthfeel is fine, though a little astringent. Just ok.

Serving type: can

02-22-2014 01:19:45 | More by twiggamortis420
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TB2012


3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-06-2014 16:40:08 | More by TB2012
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Dduquette

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Washington

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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thewimperoo

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10%

07-05-2013 22:52:55 | More by Savarese85
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Duckpin Pale Ale from Union Craft Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.