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A-Town Pale - Faction Brewing

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A-Town Pale
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Reviews: 3
Hads: 15
Avg: 4.1
pDev: 17.32%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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Faction Brewing
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) | 5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: elNopalero on 03-25-2014

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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 15
Reviews by elNopalero:
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4.04/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Only available in Alameda!

This pours a pale gold in color, with exceptional clarity.

There’s not a big hoppy aroma but when you taste it there’s just enough of a lemony citrus hop crispness to give it some spark. It’s freshly refreshing, and a friendly welcoming of a beer that goes down far too easily.

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Photo of tomb_ride
3.85/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spark3148857
4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RyanK252
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Faction Brewing

A: Pours clear golden amber with a creamy off white head that settles to a nice layer and laces well.

S: Citrus, sweet grapefruit and a little lemon, a hint of pine, and light caramel malt sweetness.

T: Sweet juicy citrus, grapefuit and lemon, a hint of pine, maybe some faint kinda fruity notes, and a little caramel malt sweetness.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation, very smooth.

O: Doesn't come across as overly complex, but it's still a really tasty brew, perfect for kicking back and watching the sun set over the bay.

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Photo of mdlb44
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wlynch
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of JackDempsy
5/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the best Pale Ale that I have ever had. Sorry Sierra Nevada, you cannot hold a candle to this.

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Photo of justinbrown
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of heymikew
4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is a refreshing golden, floral brew, made with Simcoe and Centennial hops. As is typical of many Faction beers, it's hoppy but not overly bitter. They make it available only to purveyors on Alameda island! At 5.2% it's a great afternoon session beer. A regular featured brew on tap at PS Eatery.

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Photo of smitty5245
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of AgentMunky
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of bcossar
4.04/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of IRONRakkasan
3.84/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DCLAguy11
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Town Pale from Faction Brewing
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.