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Field 41 - Bale Breaker Brewing Company

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93 Ratings
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 7
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 05-05-2013)
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Reviews by notchucknorris:
Photo of notchucknorris
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

A: Pours a pretty clean and clear golden color with the exception of a few noticeable floaties. No real problem there, though. Still digging it. A one finger white head settles to a light cap over the beer.
S: Freshly cut piney hops, light powdery malt, weed, baby aspirin and some guava. Very interesting.
T: Not quite as good as the smell. Slightly watery with some pine and baby aspirin leading to a chalky malt and grapefruit pith finish. Light but lingering resin sticks with you for a while.

notchucknorris, Sep 02, 2014
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Basoos1, Saturday at 04:44 AM
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Lightly hazed rich gold color with about one finger of the most dense white head I have seen. The modest sized head lasts all the way to the bottom laeving swathes of micro bubble lacing.
Aroma is really big. Pine oil resin with some rich herbal notes. Malts are very much in the background. Taste is bitter pine oil grapefruit rind, some leather and just a touch of pale malt. Seems like the hop oils just coat the tongue which makes the bitter finish last forever. Mouthfeel is thin and well carbonated.
Overall if this was in the session IPA category it might rate 95 to 100. As an APA it needs more malts. Very much enjoyed this beer. Well done Bale Breaker!

Spikester, Jun 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

12oz can picked up from Brewforia Meridian for $2.... Poured into my tall goblet and it produces 1" of white foam that produces decent white lacing.. the brew is fairly clear golden.

Good citrus hops with some background tropical fruity notes... lite pale maltiness that helps bloom the hops.

Flavor mirrors the nose... but seems weak on the palate overall... A light body makes for a IMO a bit of a watery profile... Still very drinkable... sessionable even.

My big bitch would be this seems like an old can.... I picked it up off of a shelf that was obviously room temperature... just seems a bit stale/old.

I bet this would be great very fresh... and it is something that many breweries don't do... Low ABV/sessionable pale ales are great... this one just didn't seem "fresh".


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Field 41 from Bale Breaker Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.