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Field 41 - Bale Breaker Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
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78 Ratings
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Ratings: 78
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 8
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
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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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-04-2014 16:28:36 | More by ygtbsm94
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GClarkage

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

07-08-2014 21:28:47 | More by GClarkage
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barleywinefiend

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
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

Serving type: can

08-28-2013 17:36:26 | More by barleywinefiend
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rab53

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

12-07-2013 07:42:34 | More by rab53
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mdaschaf

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

09-13-2013 21:53:42 | More by mdaschaf
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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".

4/3.5/3.5/3.25/3.5

Serving type: can

08-27-2013 04:04:34 | More by JohnGalt1
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beertunes

Washington

3.64/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into straight pint glass. Poured a clean, clear bright golden yellow color, with just under an inch of white head that had decent retention and good lacing.

The aroma was a bold blend of hops, a bit each of citrus and floral, and a solid hit of pine. Just a bit of base malt showed through. On the tongue the beer was equally as bright. A low malt profile was a nice base for a lot of sharp hop flavors, again, lots of pine and some citrus on the finish.

The body was crisp and clean, with a nice dry finish. Drinkability was very good, I could easily toss back a sixer of these guys. Overall, a very nice first brew from this new brewery. I look forward to trying more of their beer in the future. Try it when you see it.

Serving type: growler

05-05-2013 01:53:00 | More by beertunes
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Tone

Missouri

3.49/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, gold color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Slight lacing and slight retention. Smells of hops, hop oils, caramel malt, sweet malt, hint of pale malt, and a hint of yeast. Fits the style of an American Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. The bitterness level is average. Tastes of hops, citrus, hop oils, sweet malt, and a hint of caramel malt. Overall, an average pale ale, with no outstanding features.

Serving type: on-tap

04-25-2014 15:09:17 | More by Tone
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Can opened on 9.11.13
Thanks Matt.

A - Pours a clear medium orange with a fluff near-white head with good retention.

S - Mostly hoppy pine and grass, a touch of citrus and malts.

T - Again mostly pine and grass, a hint of citrus and sweet malts in the finish.

D - Good carbonation with a light body.

O - Hopped up session from the hop source in Yakima.

Serving type: can

10-22-2013 05:08:28 | More by HuskyinPDX
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.23/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a light to medium golden amber with a one finger white head with good retention and lacing. Pleasant aroma of citrus and mild piney hops, tropical fruit, mild bready malt. Flavor is light biscuit malt with a hint of toastiness, slightly floral citrus hops, lemon and grapefruit rind citrus juice. Finishes with a long lingering grapefruit rind and hop bitterness. Medium bodied with a surprising light creaminess; great body for a low ABV pale ale. Great NW hopped pale ale with a very long flavorful aftertaste and lingering hops. It is hoppy enough to cause regret that it is not higher ABV and more intense, but as a pale ale, it shines.

Serving type: can

04-05-2014 19:49:46 | More by LiquidAmber
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

10-24-2013 18:25:38 | More by ShanePB
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flagmantho

Washington

4.21/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 12oz can into a pint glass.

Appearance: light golden hue with a touch of haze and plenty of effervescence. There are some floaties in the body, and the head is a finger of pillowy white foam. Attractive!

Smell: a good malty base, sweet but not too sweet; the hop aroma atop this is just amazing. Citrusy and fruity, with emphasis on sweet grapefruit and just a hint of lemon-like piquancy. Love it!

Taste: really tasty and fruity; the lightly sweet malt combines with a more tropical hop character than in the aroma. A smooth mango with tangerine and grapefruit; what a great flavor. I guess it makes sense though -- a good hoppy pale ought to come from Yakima, eh?

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a good level of carbonation and creaminess, especially for the style. Yum.

Overall: this is an exciting find for me. A nice, sessionable, balanced hop-bomb. Shazam!

Serving type: can

07-30-2013 23:04:17 | More by flagmantho
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-03-2014 01:14:55 | More by Cynic-ale
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

12-24-2013 19:30:21 | More by bpfrush
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strongaf

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-01-2013 02:46:16 | More by strongaf
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-25-2014 17:13:53 | More by twelveinches
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IrishColonial

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

07-02-2014 00:37:29 | More by IrishColonial
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-30-2014 23:19:02 | More by bumchilly25
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Adamostella

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

03-15-2014 00:05:27 | More by Adamostella
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-06-2014 19:27:25 | More by Tucquan
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-pale golden color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-light malt, citrus, hint of sweetness and pine

T-light grainy malt, citrus, pine, hint of floral, mild to moderate bitter finish

F-light to medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp and clean

O- enjoyed this pale ale, great summer beer

Serving type: on-tap

06-29-2013 23:19:40 | More by MDDMD
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Hopmodium

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

04-27-2014 02:59:32 | More by Hopmodium
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markgugs

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

05-06-2014 23:24:00 | More by markgugs
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woemad

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

09-06-2013 02:36:12 | More by woemad
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

05-23-2014 23:00:35 | More by dfhhead25
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Field 41 from Bale Breaker Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.