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Moosehead Pale Ale - Moosehead Breweries Ltd.

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Moosehead Pale AleMoosehead Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
70
okay

49 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 49
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 2.89
pDev: 20.42%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moosehead Breweries Ltd. visit their website
New Brunswick, Canada

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: slitherySOB on 01-18-2003)
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China

3.5/5  rDev +21.1%

06-25-2014 11:48:35 | More by patre_tim
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DreamDeath

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +12.5%

05-18-2014 08:18:49 | More by DreamDeath
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Rpreskenis

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3.75/5  rDev +29.8%

03-18-2014 23:59:26 | More by Rpreskenis
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dcmchew

Romania

2.75/5  rDev -4.8%

03-07-2014 10:25:58 | More by dcmchew
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BJSmit

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev +29.8%

03-06-2014 20:54:31 | More by BJSmit
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GarryM

California

3.5/5  rDev +21.1%

02-22-2014 19:53:55 | More by GarryM
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boszormeny

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -4.8%

01-25-2014 17:38:04 | More by boszormeny
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Petey_the_Quiet

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -4.8%

01-25-2014 15:30:13 | More by Petey_the_Quiet
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Feagins23

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev +21.1%

01-01-2014 18:52:17 | More by Feagins23
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -22.1%

10-10-2013 22:36:32 | More by ZachT
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DoubleMalt

New York

3/5  rDev +3.8%

09-20-2013 21:50:42 | More by DoubleMalt
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innominat

Ireland

2/5  rDev -30.8%

08-31-2013 13:43:17 | More by innominat
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Mountainmanbrewing

Ireland

2.24/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

The appearance is a light golden colour with a one inch thick head which settles to a nice lacing. It's quite hoppy with elements of citrus and grains. Very typical of an american style pale ale, but also with hints of corn and small amounts of detergent. The taste is pretty clean and hoppy with a smooth mouthfeel and medium levle of carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2013 21:14:48 | More by Mountainmanbrewing
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

2/5  rDev -30.8%

08-26-2013 01:31:46 | More by cam477
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shu

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -13.5%

07-20-2013 01:10:12 | More by shu
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -4.8%

06-16-2013 14:00:16 | More by TheBeeraholic
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

2.49/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

341ml Bottle from The Cave, Glasgow (£1):
Light & clear amber with a tiny, soapy lacing around the edges.

Sweet malts & a light toffee aroma with some corn and basic malts. The aroma is subtle and slightly metallic.

Sweet malts and grain with some corn & light fruits but not much else really. There is a slightly musky taste and some earthy hops.

Sweet with a medium body & a fairly thick taste with some stickiness to the beer. There is a light bitter finish and mild carbonation.

Not good. Sweet and quite sticky with not much going for it. The taste was a nice of basic malts and some sweetness but other than that there really wasn't anything going on.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2013 07:48:13 | More by flyingpig
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TimeLincoln

New Brunswick (Canada)

2/5  rDev -30.8%

03-10-2013 19:06:52 | More by TimeLincoln
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Isaacbrentmason

New Brunswick (Canada)

3/5  rDev +3.8%

02-03-2013 19:56:35 | More by Isaacbrentmason
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Stwinchy

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -4.8%

12-11-2012 01:09:25 | More by Stwinchy
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

2.68/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A 341ml bottle; no visible BB date. Picked up recently for a song from a local off-licence. The label has a moose on it!

Poured into a tulip pint glass. A clear golden colour with medium carbonation and faint floating sediment. Forms a large head of creamy white foam that lasts for a few minutes before subsiding to a thin surface layer. Aroma of light malt with subtle hints of fruity ale yeast, mild grain and a whisper of stewed hops. Slightly sweet, but not much there.

Tastes of sweet light malt with a mild finish. Hints of fruity ale yeast, tart apples and stewed hops. A whiff of cardboard and solvent in the background. Dry, with little bitterness to be discerned. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with decent body. Slightly astringent, with a faint stewed hop aftertaste.

Meh - not terrible but pretty bland. It's definitely pale, but the flavour and aroma lack character. Almost a macro lager brewed with top fermenting yeast. Little technically wrong with it, but barely worth the trouble of drinking. Give it a miss.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 23:31:33 | More by jazzyjeff13
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Syl


4.48/5  rDev +55%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

As the first beer to be branded "Moosehead", it helped define Canada's oldest independant brewery and paved the way to its success since 1867!

Moosehead Pale Ale or Moose "Red" is a full-bodied 5% ABV ale. It's brewed with premium malt and european hops resulting in flavorful smooth ale with a remarkably clean finish.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2012 13:31:08 | More by Syl
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CurtisD

New Brunswick (Canada)

3/5  rDev +3.8%

08-16-2012 13:37:51 | More by CurtisD
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StJamesGate

New York

3.08/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Lagery straw gold with stiff cratered white foam that rims. Baguette crust and faint orange on the nose.
Unripe melon and cream crackers up front with vague Noble spice and a hint of tangelo to end.
Juicyfruit finish and mildly drying linger. Crisp, light with ideas of medium, fizzy, slight cling.

My first thought on sniffing was Smithwicks Pale Ale, and it's not far off. Far too light in all respects for anything called "pale ale" (though bang on for American Blonde) it reminds me of the old days when any hint of flavor made a beer quality or exotic. (Genny Creamers, anyone?)

Quenching, but an ale for people who don't like ale.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2012 20:00:31 | More by StJamesGate
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Polasiuss

Ireland

1.75/5  rDev -39.4%

07-01-2012 23:08:15 | More by Polasiuss
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Moosehead Pale Ale from Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
70 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.