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Icon Series: Belgian-Style Pale Ale - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Icon Series: Belgian-Style Pale AleIcon Series: Belgian-Style Pale Ale

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78
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126 Ratings
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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.91%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewer Sam Wright's Description: I was going for an approachable Belgian beer that people could drink more than one of. I wanted to use a simple malt bill with British crystal malts to provide a nice sweetness that doesn't get muddled with the yeast character and the hops. To add an American element, Chinook hops were used for bittering, which adds a piney flavor. Saaz hops were added for aroma that blends well with the yeast. I selected a yeast that adds Belgian yeast character without going overboard with phenols. I wanted to make a beer that used ingredients from disparate brewing traditions that worked well together.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 01-09-2013)
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Utter disappointment with this beer. "Belgian-style Pale Ale" is written in caps on the front label, yet doesn't display any Belgian-style characteristics as far as spiciness, banana, coriander, fruit on the nose or taste. Its actually a deep amber color instead of Pale. And has the mouthfeel of an amber lager.

If they labeled this "Red Amber Lager" then I would have given it a higher grade.

Reall big grainy, caramel malts, cloying sweetness and aspirin aftertaste. Avoid this beer.

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Icon Series: Belgian-Style Pale Ale from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.