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Questionable Origins #3 - Cellarmaker Brewing Co.

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Questionable Origins #3
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BA SCORE
95
world-class

30 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 4.04%
Wants: 4
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cellarmaker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Two of the hardest to acquire hop varieties in the world; New Zealand “Riwaka” and South African “Southern Passion” create a unique hop blend that you’d be hard pressed to find in any other beer. Passionfruit, Pineapple, Grapefruit Citrus, Earth, and Spice.

(Beer added by: CheapBeerBuzz on 03-04-2014)
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4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

blabaer, Aug 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

thedankness, Aug 12, 2014
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4.96/5  rDev +11.5%

kudos200, Aug 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

jbaker67, Aug 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

JoeyStats707, Aug 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

Thirsty_Rob, Aug 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

nmann08, Aug 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

wlynch, Aug 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

raynmoon, Jul 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

cletusdog, Jul 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

snowmageddon, Jul 26, 2014
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random846, Jul 25, 2014
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Texasfan549, Jul 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

HaveUSeenMyCellar, Jul 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

MrGone, May 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

Guzzle_McBrew, Mar 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

ygtbsm94, Mar 23, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Arrives very cloudy with a honey color and a dense head; some lacing left behind

Smell: A tropical fruit salad, with pineapple, kiwi and citrus

Taste: A touch bready, but the unusual hop bill really takes over to provide pineapple, kiwi and citrus tones; very floral and fruity in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Several recent beers have claimed the pineapple territory lately, but this one takes the crown; I have never heard of the hops used here before, but they lend a unique flavor to this beer

brentk56, Mar 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

akang, Mar 16, 2014
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SocalKicks, Mar 16, 2014
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CoolEthan, Mar 16, 2014
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MrDave, Mar 10, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A- Pours a suprisingly murky neon yellow with a white head that lingers for a minute or two. Very interesting appearance for a pale ale.

S- Pineapple comes across strongly with some danker hop notes, a bit of rye

T- Just fantastic. This might be my favorite beer with rye in it, although the favoritism is due the awesome hops that just happen to play off the rye perfectly. The South African Southern Passion and Riwaka hops are so unique.

M- Carbonation not lacking in the slightest, and the hops just sit so heavy on the palate. Truly a wonderful beer, but I have come to expect nothing less from Cellarmaker.

O- Overall this is a style-defying pale with some exotic hops, pretty much right up my alley. Hops might be just a bit stronger in the nose than they are on taste.

laglocal, Mar 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

CheapBeerBuzz, Mar 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

scottgoblue314, Mar 09, 2014
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Questionable Origins #3 from Cellarmaker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.