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Churchill's Pale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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Churchill's Pale
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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

66 Ratings
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.96%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BearRepublic on 01-22-2014)
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suckaj

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

08-03-2014 17:54:30 | More by suckaj
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Mikeluzzjr

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

04-07-2014 00:27:13 | More by Mikeluzzjr
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Auraan

Arizona

3.46/5  rDev -18.4%

Poured a cloudy golden color with a thin white head that dissipated into a ring of white, with abundant carbonation bubbles. It looks quite nice, very true to an IPA. Scents of cat urine upfront, which thankfully quickly subsides into a wonderful bouquet of tropical fruit, especially pineapple, citrus and pine resin. A typical American IPA aroma, but fairly nice after the initial aroma of cat subsides. Flavor begins with pine resin and tropical fruit with a light cracker malt backbone, but also a slight onion-like off flavor, a problem I also had with Racer 5, but not Café Racer 5. Moves into grapefruit peel and citrus pith bitterness and some herbal and grassy hops, with the same off flavor still present. Finish is bitter, with pine resin and some tropical fruit, the off flavor continues to be present. Aftertaste is bitter piney hops, some herbal hops, and again the off flavor. It's not a bad flavor profile all things considered, a good West Coast IPA that is nicely hop forward, however the onion flavor keeps it from being great. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, resinous, with moderate carbonation and a semi-drying feel. Nothing to fault here, very nice. Overall this is an okay West Coast IPA. It has a good aroma after it sits for a bit and a pretty good flavor. It's just that there are a few off aromas and flavors that detract from the experience. Still not bad, but not amazing either.

04-22-2014 04:02:20 | More by Auraan
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mattsucks

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

04-12-2014 03:08:41 | More by mattsucks
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DeFaz

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-09-2014 00:07:39 | More by DeFaz
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phooky

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-13-2014 23:25:51 | More by phooky
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-01-2014 01:28:57 | More by mattmarka1
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dominic4beer

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-11-2014 17:51:17 | More by dominic4beer
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strongaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-05-2014 00:08:22 | More by strongaf
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RDP87

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

03-10-2014 02:02:45 | More by RDP87
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-02-2014 17:11:36 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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david18

New York

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-22-2014 16:43:35 | More by david18
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Train54

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

03-28-2014 23:48:42 | More by Train54
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.7%

03-27-2014 04:51:19 | More by DerekMorgan
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geuze_gone_wild

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-17-2014 05:17:05 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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Shnanign

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-19-2014 01:19:52 | More by Shnanign
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-12-2014 19:43:41 | More by ncstateplaya
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-25-2014 01:20:47 | More by leftoverburrito
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Eddiehop

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-12-2014 00:02:55 | More by Eddiehop
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-24-2014 22:26:02 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.13/5  rDev -2.6%

On tap at House of Brews. Served in a pint glass.

Appearance - Pale golden orange. Slight haze. Nice white head that settles to a medium collar and a thin layer of foam. Nice rings of lacing.

Smell - Grassy and piney. Grapefruit behind it. Sweet tropical fruit at the edges.

Taste - More discrete hop flavors. Herbal and pine right up front. Brings out the grain. Behind it is mango and tropical fruit sweetness. No apparent sweetness from the malt. Dry, grassy bitter finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium body, but the dry finish makes it crisper. Moderate bitterness.

Overall - Tropical characteristics come out more as it warms. Seems to get better, too. Very enjoyable.

04-18-2014 00:35:08 | More by Alieniloquium
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Beerswag

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

03-08-2014 20:51:33 | More by Beerswag
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TKEbeerman

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-25-2014 21:12:13 | More by TKEbeerman
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cjgator3

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-01-2014 21:18:22 | More by cjgator3
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mobrockman

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-26-2014 23:43:17 | More by mobrockman
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Churchill's Pale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.