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Pale Ale - Saint Archer Brewing Co.

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72 Ratings
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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | 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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SB_Brewmaster

California

4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

04-08-2014 02:11:32 | More by SB_Brewmaster
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BLFROMHELL


4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

07-08-2014 07:07:05 | More by BLFROMHELL
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ANIMOUL

California

4.41/5  rDev +23.9%
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!

Serving type: can

06-21-2014 03:33:52 | More by ANIMOUL
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goldenbear

California

4.35/5  rDev +22.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 05:43:15 | More by goldenbear
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Dr_Hopulis

California

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

04-09-2014 01:53:02 | More by Dr_Hopulis
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bradcosine

California

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

02-26-2014 03:16:11 | More by bradcosine
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Bnoise11

California

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

05-27-2013 14:51:43 | More by Bnoise11
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Erbayd

California

4.19/5  rDev +17.7%
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!

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 03:07:29 | More by Erbayd
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aquazr1

California

4/5  rDev +12.4%

06-28-2014 22:26:45 | More by aquazr1
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terpinsd

California

4/5  rDev +12.4%

04-27-2014 18:05:14 | More by terpinsd
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Wetenkamp

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +12.4%

06-22-2014 02:41:00 | More by Wetenkamp
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Obsidian

California

4/5  rDev +12.4%

04-08-2014 04:26:22 | More by Obsidian
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jcallover34

California

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-16-2014 02:44:14 | More by jcallover34
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Jeysun23

California

4/5  rDev +12.4%

08-07-2013 23:52:50 | More by Jeysun23
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4/5  rDev +12.4%

05-31-2014 15:46:45 | More by AndrewMichael
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hpthebull

California

4/5  rDev +12.4%

05-22-2013 14:57:24 | More by hpthebull
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anon

California

4/5  rDev +12.4%

09-18-2013 00:23:58 | More by anon
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-23-2013 15:45:16 | More by MarvinSnyder
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear gold with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Thin streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus zest, and slight herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and pine flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a nice hop profile that makes for a crisp and tasty pale ale.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2013 03:15:28 | More by UCLABrewN84
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notchucknorris

California

3.81/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a clear golden color with a one finger foamy white head. Fades a bit quickly, but this has a good look.

S: A pretty light aroma, but has a nice floral and pine hop aroma with some cereal and biscuity malt. Nothing amazing, but it does smell good.

T: It's light on flavor as well, but it has some good notes of floral hops, honey, light cereal malt and some caramel. It's not the best pale ale out there, but it's both approachable and drinkable. A pale ale nearly everyone will like, though maybe not love.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2013 21:24:54 | More by notchucknorris
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Kramerwtmf

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-13-2014 15:49:13 | More by Kramerwtmf
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teamwiggum

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

06-09-2014 03:06:28 | More by teamwiggum
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sd123

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

11-28-2013 05:10:27 | More by sd123
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midnitesun11

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

06-25-2014 00:09:44 | More by midnitesun11
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czfreeman

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-23-2014 05:08:25 | More by czfreeman
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Pale Ale from Saint Archer Brewing Co.
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