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AleSmith X - AleSmith Brewing Company

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very good

813 Ratings

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Ratings: 813
Reviews: 368
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 62
Gots: 61 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 02-28-2002)
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Photo of kojevergas
3.8/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

1 pint 6 fl oz brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into a N'Ice Chouffe beer flute in low altitude Los Angeles, California, in me gaff. Reviewed live. Expectations are very high given the brewery and me past experience with it.

A: Pours a one finger head of light cream, fair thickness, and pretty good retention. Colour is a clear yellow. Generally appealing (and what's expected) for the style. Nothing unique here, but there's nothing wrong with that.

Sm: Hoppy and fresh, making me excited to try it. It's a balanced floral type of aroma. Very pleasant and inviting. A moderate strength aroma.

T: Very pleasant. Nicely hoppy, but still really well balanced. Fresh and well built. I'm quite impressed by the balance, but the biggest drawback is the beer's simplicity. I suppose it's complex enough for a pale ale, and refreshing. I like the flavour. Well executed. No alcohol comes through at all (not that it should at 5.00%).

Mf: Smooth and wet, suiting the flavour nicely. Not too thick or too thin. Enjoyable and apt. Not at all watery.

Dr: Incredibly drinkable; even my non-beer-drinking housemate from South Africa digs this one. It's a really pleasantly built pale ale that doesn't try to do more than it needs to. Another good brew from Alesmith, who continues to impress me.

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AleSmith X from AleSmith Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 813 ratings.