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Death Valley Pale Ale - Indian Wells Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
69
poor

48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 2.84
pDev: 24.65%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Indian Wells Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Death Valley Desert Pale Is a classic pale ale made with lots 2-row malt and hopped with clean Cascade hops from Yakima Valley. If you're a fan of California Pale Ales; you going to love this beer!

(Beer added by: charlzm on 06-12-2010)
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2.8/5  rDev -1.4%

RoseHulmanBeerClub, Aug 20, 2014
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2GOOFY, Jul 04, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

RyanK252, Jul 01, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -20.8%

ACB, May 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

chossboss, May 26, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

jheezee, Apr 13, 2014
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2.23/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Bottle pour at Field Of Drafts held at The Hanger in Lancaster, CA.

Pours a clear orange with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and subdued hop aromas. Taste is much the same with fruit and herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a very mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a poor beer that has a more fruity than hoppy aspect.

UCLABrewN84, Nov 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +32%

paulriccio, Oct 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +32%

Beermazter310, Oct 28, 2013
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3.24/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear, copper color. One inch head of an off-tan color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of pine, hops, sweet malt, hint of alcohol, hint of wheat, and slight metallic aroma. Fits the style of an American Pale Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of pine, sweet malt, hops, hint of alcohol, and slight metallic flavors. Overall, decent beer with simple characteristics, but the metallic aroma and flavor diminishes the quality.

Tone, Oct 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +40.8%

wrightst, Oct 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

tpauer, Jul 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev +5.6%

midnitesun11, Jun 23, 2013
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Irrationalist, Jun 23, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

WDJersey, Jun 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

imperialking, Jun 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +49.6%

MarvinSnyder, May 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev +5.6%

Bnoise11, May 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +49.6%

dozier77, Mar 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

animal69, Mar 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +14.4%

tbryan5, Feb 06, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -3.2%

coldriver, Dec 24, 2012
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2/5  rDev -29.6%

gritz147, Nov 18, 2012
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1/5  rDev -64.8%

Jareb, Aug 17, 2012
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2.88/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Big white head settles into a thin lacing above a clear copper colored beer.

An almost soapy lemony citrus aroma with a little bit of some caramel malts coming through.

Light caramel malts taste with a little bit of some citrus hops sneaking in there.

A light dry aftertaste on this medium bodied pale ale.

Not enough hops for me to consider this a good quality pale ale, This would be more of what I would expect from a amber or red.

LXIXME, Aug 15, 2012
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Death Valley Pale Ale from Indian Wells Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.