Dismiss Notice

Site Performance Updates: We're aware of the nightly site outage, and working on resolving the issue.

Follow our progress ...

Faction Flagship Pale Ale | Faction Brewing

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER STATS
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
71
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
27.73%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Faction Brewing
California, United States | website

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by largadeer on 11-10-2013

User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Reviews: 9 | Ratings: 71
Reviews by elNopalero:
Photo of elNopalero
4.74/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This poured a clear amber color with good foam.

There’s an incredibly fresh and vibrant aroma that’s a citrus bowl of delights: tangerine, orange, a squeeze of lemon and a touch of pine. The flavor pops with tangerine and orange, pine and pith. The flavor lingers, tapering off into deliciousness.

 302 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of Chlsyhawkins
4.4/5  rDev +4.3%

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of fthegiants
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of Nage37
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of mc4z
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of bouncepass
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JLaw55
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Possibly one of the smoothest and tastiest pale ales I have ever had. This was a phenomenal balance between malt and hops, even though it was slightly hoppier than most pale ales.

Would Drink Again: Yes
Would Purchase Again: Yes

 229 characters

Photo of spark3148857
4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nataku00
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of cdean801
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of Absolut
3.96/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at blue palms before motorhead.

Pours a darker brown than expected for the style, with little head.

Very nice citrusy aroma.

Taste is a nice citrusy hop flavor, not too overwhelming. Nice malt backbone.

A very tasty drinkable beer.

 246 characters

Photo of largadeer
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of allstar255
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of RyanK252
4.06/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at BC's Pizza & Beer

A: Pours golden yellow with a creamy off white head that settles to a thin layer and laces lightly.

S: Citrus, maybe even a little tropical fruit, pine, herbal notes, and caramel malt sweetness.

T: Citrus, grapefruit and tangerine, tropical fruit, mango, pine, herbal notes, a little spice, and caramel malt sweetness.

M: Towards the lighter end of medium body, moderate carbonation, very drinkable.

O: Very nice hoppy pale ale.

 464 characters

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.09/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gregmacd
5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Solid. good choice to name the brewery after.

45 characters

Photo of mdlb44
3.99/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of wlynch
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of kdown
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of bobbyhands
3.7/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of daveosf
4.76/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Madskill
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of aaronyoung01
3.44/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Faction Flagship Pale Ale from Faction Brewing
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.