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Pale Ale - Diamond Bear Brewing Company

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138 Ratings
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Ratings: 138
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.8%
Wants: 8
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Diamond Bear Brewing Company visit their website
Arkansas, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Malt Varieties - 2 Row Pale, Caramel 40
Hop Varieties - Goldings, Cascade, Fuggles
Original Gravity - 13.4*P
Bitterness Units - 33
Packaging Options - 12oz bottles, 1/2bbl 1/6bbl

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JudgeRoughneck

Louisiana

4.4/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Dirty-penny colored beer supports a fast-fading white head that leaves light lace. Spicy and herbal hop aroma over sickly sweet malt. Sweet malt, tea, and honey taste sqeezes against ale fruitiness with hops bearing down from the other side. Aggressive bitter rides on an astringency and cuts through the chewy malt base with citric, and deeply herbal and floral hops. As the beer warms the malt side brightens a bit and very light resinous notes emerge. Just the way I like it. This a great pale, one of my favorites ever. It is full bodied, has good oomph, and brings the bitter but stays extremely drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2007 06:40:40 | More by JudgeRoughneck
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S - creamy malt grainess little pine scent to it

T - okay at first all I really got was bitterness but after letting it sit for a bit the malt and pine taste came through and the bitterness died down a lot. I'venever had that hhappenbbefore. But after it died down the ale became very easy and balanced in flavor.

M - a medium light creamy feel with a oily bitter finish

O - to me it's a good pale ale very basic but very good and easy drinking. Not session able though but very refreshing.

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Pale Ale from Diamond Bear Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 138 ratings.