Baltimore Pale Ale - Full Tilt Brewing
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4.39/5 rDev +14%
Saw this one in State Line the other day. Never heard of it, but I like to give the locals the benefit of the doubt. Glad I did, it's an impressive brew.
Copper body with an inch of white head and good lacing. Head fades to a thin but opaque foam. Smells hoppy but without one particular note dominating, though if pressed I'd lean towards pine. Interesting sweetness in it too, reminds me of marshmallow fluff. Tastes clean and a little lemony. It veers into IPA territory, but the bitterness is mild enough that it could pass for pale ale. Mouthfeel is lovely, very smooth and velvety with lowish carbonation.
Very easy drinking ale, looking forward to trying some more from these guys.
07-02-2013 00:38:27 | More by RichardMNixon
3.53/5 rDev -8.3%
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. 5/7
Pours lighter amber, translucent, some white foam rings and settles. Mild malty nose. Very soft. Light pale taste, some buried bubblegum, with a firm bitter, gritty hop. Medium carbonation. Most prominent feature is the bitter.
06-07-2014 12:22:50 | More by KTCamm
4.35/5 rDev +13%
Ba Review #275
Served On: 06/12/2013
Glassware: Duvel Glass
Labeled ABV: 6.3%
Date/ Code: -
This was a 12oz. bottle from a sixer I snagged at A.K.A. Frisco's in Frederick, MD.
Look: Poured a spectacular amber color with a steady stream of carbonation bubbles. The head was a rocky 2-fingers of whipped off-white foam. Lacing was extremely sticky and plentiful.
Smell: Strong pine character with some earthy malts in the background. Also an onion character – similar to a Dale’s Pale Ale or the Abita Jackmo IPA. Not bad.
Taste: Up front was some nice pine notes that coupled with a well defined bitterness. Then some of the onion found in the aroma made up the middle. The finish was a nice lingering bitterness with some sweet malts that made an appearance.
This was a fantastic brew with all the qualities I look for in a solid pale ale. I would not hesitate buying a whole case of this one, especially during the summer months.
06-12-2013 16:38:34 | More by CraftBeerTastic
4.18/5 rDev +8.6%
Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.
A real nice looker of a pale, crystal clear, a perfect copper toned body with minimal carbonation capped with a nice tall three finger fluffy and off white head, with a big retention cap that stays for a good period of time. Nice looker.
Good hints of spicy toasted malt, a slight sweetness on the backbone not quite caramel thick, but feels like light brown sugar. Toasty. Airy. Inviting.
Palate brings a real wonderful hop forward and balanced light pale ale body. Light malts, with continuing hint of sugars and toasty cinnamon, but the hops come forward nicely. Staying in the pale ale realm, but a nice lingering hop bitterness in the finish. Earth and pine, with a perfect complimenting toasty malt depth. Hop angle builds real slowly on the finish, some more grapefruit hinting rind comes into play as well on the aftertaste. Good solid palate feel with nothing distracting from the tastebuds.
Really nicely integrated, light and easy drinking, but clocks in with an undescerning 6.3 abv you never would have guessed at. Real good pale ale.
02-13-2014 21:58:43 | More by smakawhat
4.76/5 rDev +23.6%
From start to finish this beer is complete. From the second the aroma first hits your nose until the last sip of the pint, this beer is a treat. The hop aroma off of this is floral, pleasant, and alluring. The taste is bitter yet smooth, crisp, and refreshing. For a beer that starts of so hoppy forward and bitter the mouthfeel is unlike any beer I've had. Top to bottom this beer is a winner. Well balanced and fantastic.
03-27-2013 17:27:13 | More by Bmore_Brew
4.8/5 rDev +24.7%
I've been drinking this beer for about 6 months now and can't get enough! Unfortunately they don't have it for sale in VA or DC yet but hopefully that will be coming soon. Everytime I visit MD this is the first beer I am looking for. Now Full Tilt has my Dad hooked as well; a guy who drank miller lite, corona and heineken exclusively for about 20 years. A big thanks for that!
This beer is delicious from start to finish and tastes just as good out of a bottle. Hands down the best Pale Ale I have ever tasted.
06-05-2013 14:41:28 | More by KSmith33
3.71/5 rDev -3.6%
Pale orange beer with a thin head, but lacing that lingers. Smells very hoppy. A mix of piney and citrusy hops that give this the aroma of a throwback pale. Borderline IPA aroma wise. Taste is a little different. The malt comes through stronger than expected, throwing out a simple sweetness that fades into the hops. There is pine, there is citrus but they don't overwhelm and this beer is a nice refreshing drink letting the hop/malt balance carry it across the palate. there is a touch of a damp flavor on the end. Mouthfeel might be a little thick for this style but really overall a nice beer that might only suffer because it has a toe in IPA territory.
09-20-2013 23:53:11 | More by jmaharaj
Baltimore Pale Ale from Full Tilt Brewing
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