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Commotion - Great Raft Brewing

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Commotion
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BA SCORE
87
very good

35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Raft Brewing visit their website
Louisiana, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ldhughes3 on 12-05-2013)
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Reviews by Mikecap:
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3.74/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a slightly hazy golden orange with a nice fluffy white head that fades to a nice lace.

S: Lots of spice, pine and resin, some caramel sweetness, maybe a hint of citrus. More herbal and floral in the aroma than citrusy.

T: Flavor is good with citrus notes, pine, and a bit of spice. Malt provides a good balance with just a touch of sweetness to counter the hops.

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and mild bitterness. Easy drinking and smooth.

O: A real solid pale ale here from Great Raft, my first beer from these guys. Thanks again for the can Evan!

Mikecap, Jul 20, 2014
More User Reviews:
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3.53/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: poured into a nonic pint glass to a slightly hazed light orange with a finger of soapy white head that has decent retention and lacing
S: smells of citrus and pine with a little sweetness
T: taste is light maltyness that is slowly replaced with a piney and floral hop character that's a little citrusy. swallow is more maltyness with a little piney and citric hop
M: fairly light on the mouth with slightly prickly carbonation and a refreshing finish
O: Pretty solid and a well crafted offering. Not as good as some but better than most.

SHODriver, Jul 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

tbryan5, Mar 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

JamesStreet, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of EagleTalon
3.26/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours to a pretty head and copper color. Hoppy aroma with spice, pine, citrus, mint and dill. Some caramel and fruit esters in the nose. Flavor is clean and light with a Belgian spiciness in there to mix it up with the malts and American hops. Good balance. Crisp finish. Mouthfeel is thin and CO2 is appropriate. Nothing really wrong with it--sure captures the zeitgeist of today's American craft beer tastes (Belgian character... Check. Piney west coast hops... Check.). Personally, it does not excite me much and does not stand out.

EagleTalon, Dec 29, 2013
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Commotion from Great Raft Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.