Field 41 - Bale Breaker Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

30 Reviews
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Reviews: 30
Hads: 167
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 7.48%
Wants: 13
Gots: 21 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Bale Breaker Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: beertunes on 05-05-2013

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Reviews: 30 | Hads: 167
Reviews by mdaschaf:
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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Photo of garymuchow
4.05/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Another can from Beertunes. Many thanks.
Canned April 1st.
Not picking up the simcoe too much, might be the age, but the Ahtanum seems there. More of a grassy front with a light fruit sweetness in the background. Some soft pale malt too.
Good looking white head with immediate lacing on settling. Somewhat cloudy golden yellow.
Good mix of flavors with hop forward, but not that much as, per style, it comes in more balanced. More herbal grassy hop flavor with a solid malt presentation. A touch of sweetness up front and a moderate enjoyable bitterness on the finish. Again balanced just the way I like it (reminds me of Summit EPA).
Soft feel including the carbonation and provides a full mouth feel, but it isn't that big.
This is a very good every day drinker. Hits all my requirements for a solid APA. I wonder if the simcoe would show through more if fresher (not complaining, just wondering). (913 characters)

Photo of Hoppyalein
4.26/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hops! Such grass. So aroma. (27 characters)

Photo of John_M
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a golden amber orange color with good head retention and lacing. This beer smells terrific, as i get white pepper, dry citrus, a hint of sweet malt and even some light skunky weed. Given the aroma profile, I was just a bit disappointed by the way this beer tasted. While still good, with a light, dry, moderately bitter flavor profile, I just wished the beer could have delivered a bit more flavor. Nevertheless, this is a very easy beer to drink, and is light, crisp, dry, refreshing and lightly bitter on the finish. Mouthfeel is farily light, and the alcohol is completely undetectable.

While I didn't think this beer was anything extraordinary, it's still a very tasty, very easy to enjoy beer from this new to me brewery. (742 characters)

Photo of mabermud
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not too bad for an APA. Actually, it's very good. The nose is of candied tropical fruit. The taste is a let down because of the super smell, but it is still nice. The feel fits.

Overall - Nice day time, summer brew. Top Cutter is more my speed. Nonetheless, this is a quality make for an APA. (299 characters)

Photo of barleywinefiend
4.21/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured a clear light golden color with good carbonation yielding a nice white cap. A good amount of lacing is present and head retention was pretty good.

Smell - Summit/Chinook hops mostly, hard to detect the malts, they are pretty played down here but the aroma is nice.

T: Nice, fresh hop punch intially providing some light grass with hints of citrus and pine needles. A light grain malt bill is present. This APA is all hops though. The finish is rather clean, light bitterness, crisp....

M: Very light body with good carbonation for the style. The feel of light grassy and some pine needles is felt. Light and crisp, refrshing even.

O: Very nice. Easy to drink. This is definitely a West Coast APA but with a lower ABV. Very sessionable and a load of fresh hops makes this a very tasty, crushable brew (814 characters)

Photo of NWer
4.56/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stunoperator
5/5  rDev +24.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of boogerisu
3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of rzanders
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of Fatehunter
3.61/5  rDev -10%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a finger and half of head on a clear straw body.
The aroma is bright lemon, grapefruit, orange and pine. Wonderful.
The taste is moderately bitter with a metallic finish.
The texture is crisp.
Nice. (204 characters)

Photo of Fly4awhiteguy
4.48/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jmccraney
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RenzoD
4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Easily one of my favorite beers out there (41 characters)

Photo of drinkin-beeers
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of jason_nwx
4.2/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TreeBear
3.87/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -25.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Field 41 from Bale Breaker Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.