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Light Rail Pale Ale - Northbound Brewpub

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Light Rail Pale Ale
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87
very good

16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Northbound Brewpub visit their website
Minnesota, 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: KarlHungus on 04-05-2013)
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Ratings: 16 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
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xmorgan

California

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

08-29-2013 19:36:22 | More by xmorgan
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

12-11-2013 01:20:32 | More by XmnwildX12
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joh02034

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1%

12-08-2013 23:59:00 | More by joh02034
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

11-13-2013 11:33:27 | More by mmulebarn
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dbriesemeister

Minnesota

4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap as part of a sampler tray.

Look - attractive dark honey color; limited head or lacing

Smell - fresh aromas of cut grass, oranges

Taste - strong hop bite; some sweetness

Feel - strong carbonation, lingering hop bitterness, medium bodied

Overall - very good APA

Serving type: on-tap

09-01-2013 21:21:59 | More by dbriesemeister
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gatornation

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1%

06-01-2013 01:43:10 | More by gatornation
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Northbound Smokehouse Brewery, Minneapolis, MN, Light Rail Pale Ale. ABV…not sure…let's look it up…

Clear, bright peach-y appearance, with a slim, but staying slightly off-white head.

Aroma: Lightly bitter, herbal notes. bold citrus tones unfolding. A little floral. Not sure what hops are in this, or any of the ingredients, really, but it's nicely hopped.

Taste: Brash hop delivery at the fore, moderately bitter, but long lasting on the palate. Nice, herbal tone, with a crisp, graham cracker-y malt background. Bright, citrus-y, spicy, herbal hop character never quits, hangs in the back, front and sides.

Pale ales get a bad rap from beer geeks, but they've always been big with beer drinkers. One side demands higher hops and bigger booze, and the other just wants a tasty brew. This one is a great drinker that should please them both.
A perfect delight.

Serving type: growler

05-17-2013 09:39:24 | More by feloniousmonk
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

4.69/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer arrives a hazy orange-amber color. The head is one inch in height, and recedes into a nice cap of lacing. The aroma is of mangoes, passion fruit, tangerines, and peaches. Its aromatics are quite unique. The taste is similar to the aroma with a nice dry bitterness in thd finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a smooth texture, and moderate carbonation. Overall, this is a really well crafted pale ale. I can see myself drinking this regularly in the future.

Serving type: on-tap

04-05-2013 16:45:10 | More by KarlHungus
Light Rail Pale Ale from Northbound Brewpub
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