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The Bitter End Pale Ale - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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The Bitter End Pale AleThe Bitter End Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

660 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 660
Reviews: 300
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.47%
Wants: 8
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
13.5 Plato and 30 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-14-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

01-31-2014 00:13:34 | More by PatM
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

01-28-2014 04:42:56 | More by jaydoc
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Illinois

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superspak

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 1/12/2014. Pours moderately cloudy golden orange color with a 2 finger dense off white head with good retention that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of tangerine, grapefruit, lemon zest, orange zest, toast, biscuit, light caramel, floral, grass, and floral earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of hop and malt notes; with good strength. Taste of tangerine, grapefruit, lemon zest, orange zest, floral, grass, toast, biscuit, light caramel, light pine, and floral/toasted earthiness. Light floral/pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of tangerine, grapefruit, orange/lemon zest, floral, grass, toast, biscuit, light caramel, and floral earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and robustness of hop and malt flavors; with a great hop/malt balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and slightly sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with no warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice pale ale. All around good balance, complexity, and robustness of hop and malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

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BeerandWhiskeyHQ

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Copper colored with minimal Head, I really like the look of this in the glass

S: citrusy and floral smell, can smell the hop fragrance nicely, not too overpowering

T: moderate bitterness, I liked that there was a nice malt presence to coincide with the bitterness. Too often there’s usually a tradeoff between one and the other. Fruit and floral notes come through.

O: At 30 IBU it’s not an “extreme” IPA and it’s not trying to be. I like this beer if I want to have a few and don’t feel like being overwhelmed. It has a nice palate and a balanced flavor that I can appreciate. In the end, I would take a Domaine DuPage from the Two Brother’s Brewery over this one, it is only a few IBUs less and has a ton of flavor and character, but I still recommend this one as well.

-BeerandWhiskeyHQ

Serving type: on-tap

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The Bitter End Pale Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 660 ratings.