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Alley Time - Spiteful Brewing

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Alley Time
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BA SCORE
88
very good

86 Ratings
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.18%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spiteful Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 07-20-2013)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bright pale gold body, streaming carb trails visible, ample head of white foam. Some soapy arcs of drippy lacing form in the glass, and there's a steady skim on the surface after a few sips.

Aromas of candied orange peel, woody vines, cat pee (the name seems to be an allusion to where bike messengers go to relieve themselves).

Very light and somewhat crisp, big citrus in the form of candied orange peel again, firm resiny bitterness that sticks in the teeth a little bit. Some trace pale malts and possibly wheat in the background. Some lingering hop flavor, could use a touch more to really shine. Light enough to be an APA,hopped to an IPA level. Nice and drinkable, seems like a session beer until the abv creeps up. Solid Simcoe APA.

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Try drinking out of the can. It seems to pack more of a punch that way. Awesome job Spiteful!

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Alley Time from Spiteful Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.