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AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale 394 - AleSmith Brewing Company

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AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale 394
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 7.25%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SocalKicks on 06-09-2014)
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08-26-2014 01:20:16 | More by Brohal
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

08-25-2014 04:32:18 | More by cdog707yo
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California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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California

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08-22-2014 16:35:01 | More by DeanMoriarty
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gshak

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.8%

Every once in a while you come across a beer that tells you just how much love and care went into creating it. This would be one of those. I sampled this at the brewery as part of a flight of 4 beers that included BBA Speedway, and this came out the clear winner.
A - looks just like a pale ale should. Light orange-yellow hue with a fair amount of palate-cleansing carbonation.
S - one of the most aromatic beers I've had in a long while. Peaches, nectarines, pineapples, mangoes, pine, guava....oh yes they are all there. Whatever hops they are using, I'd want them for my air-freshener.
T - The malt plays the perfect second to the hop bomb that this beer is. Hops first, second, middle, and last. The biscuity maltiness just does about enough to keep the hops from overloading your senses.
O - call it a pale, or an IPA, this beer is one of the best I've had in a long while. Well done Alesmith!

08-17-2014 19:48:30 | More by gshak
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nealbert

California

3.52/5  rDev -15%

08-17-2014 14:38:07 | More by nealbert
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California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

08-16-2014 21:54:53 | More by aquazr1
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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-03-2014 01:42:20 | More by MickeyHops
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evanforbeer

California

4.08/5  rDev -1.4%

Poured into an Alesmith grumbler a few hours ago. Pours a very clear golden orange with a light silvery head

Nose: ripe nectarines with bready malt, fresh piney base

Taste: lightly malty with mellow sour tangerine, peaches with pine and resin, Meyers lemon and slight minty tinge. Finishes piney zesty, with juiciness stone fruit and warm
bread

Feel: light bodied, zesty, juicy, vibrant, mildly thin

Great beer. I think this is exactly what I would want in a beer of the so-called "session IPA" category that has taken over. Alas, "San Diego Pale Ale" might be a more appropriate and satisfying label. Cheers Alesmith!

07-29-2014 04:44:57 | More by evanforbeer
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California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Maryland

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-14-2014 20:14:01 | More by _morandi_
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California

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Washington

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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-09-2014 14:15:01 | More by SocalKicks
AleSmith San Diego Pale Ale 394 from AleSmith Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.