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Pale Ale - Saint Archer Brewing Co.

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95 Ratings
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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 1
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Archer Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: mactrail on 04-25-2013)
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4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

SB_Brewmaster, Apr 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

BLFROMHELL, Jul 08, 2014
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4.41/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

HUGE FAN of this beer! I love the Pale Ale style ('specially the American Pale Ale). Saint Archer doesn't disappoint in this regard.

True to the style, it has a slight hops bitterness that comes across as overly refreshing. With a moderate ABV and its canned availability, this is a must-have for any / all summer outings. I stock this in my fridge for mid-week depression cure... aka my go-to beer.

Love what the skater/surfers/slackers are doing at Saint Archers!

ANIMOUL, Jun 21, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +22.2%

Quinnspub1, Sep 10, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Strong nose of hop aroma. Citrus pine off the start, just what I like in a California pale ale. Lower ABV and a drinkability with an almost IPA type flavor. Approachable and session able. Exactly how a cascade base pale should be. Subtle hints of Simcoe and Chinook add to the aroma, it must be late edition hop or dry hopped. Clean with nice lace on the glass. Could be a top pale ale offering from San Diego.

goldenbear, Sep 08, 2013
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4.28/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

NHhomebrewguy, Oct 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

terpinsd, Apr 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Dr_Hopulis, Apr 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

bradcosine, Feb 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Professor_Yeesh, Oct 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Bnoise11, May 27, 2013
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4.19/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Picked up a 22oz from Whole Foods on sale! I'll take any excuse I can to try a new SD beer.

A - Pours a hazy blonde/yellow with a half inch of cream-colored foam. Lighter than you might expect, but it's a welcome difference.

S - Slight malty sweetness behind a strong pine aromas. Getting a bit of grapefruit as well. Not the strong point of this beer, normally I prefer APAs with more herbal, floral characteristics. Pleasant, but leaves me wanting more.

T - Dank, resiny hop flavor with a lingering bitterness. Lots of pine, and the grapefruit stands out considerably more in the flavor than the aroma. Slight malt backbone showcases the hops without overpowering them the slightest bit.

M - Perfect. It's crisp and refreshing, with a lighter malt backbone allowing you to focus more on the hop flavor and bitterness. Moderate to high carbonation

O - A perfect beer for the summer, not for those who are looking for a maltier kind of pale ale. If you're looking for a very hoppy beer on the lighter end, this one's for you!

Erbayd, Jun 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

GlennRolfe, Aug 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

aquazr1, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

One thumb up.

Jessefromthe9, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Wetenkamp, Jun 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Obsidian, Apr 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

maxcoinage, Sep 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

jcallover34, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Jeysun23, Aug 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

AndrewMichael, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

hpthebull, May 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

anon, Sep 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

KStark, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

MarvinSnyder, Jul 23, 2013
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Pale Ale from Saint Archer Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.