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Oak Creek Pale Ale - Oak Creek Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oak Creek Brewing Co. visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Great American Beer Festival Silver Medal Winner. This American Pale Ale has outstanding hop character due to the three varieties of hops used to dry hop it at the end of fermentation. lt has a deep rich color and good malt character for balance.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 03-31-2006)
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Nothing exceptional, but an easy drinking pale with a light crystal malt backbone and a well-balanced, clean finish.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Undated bottle at 45 degrees into standard pint
Aroma of malt with a brief, fleeting hint of flowery hops
Head average (3 cm), off-white, creamy, slowly diminishing
Lacing spotty
Body dark yellow and clear
Flavor malt forward with a bit of hop bitterness sneaking in at the end
Palate light to medium, watery, soft carbonation

Perhaps I’m just used to IPAs and DIPAs, but I can barely find any traces of hops in this pale ale – to me it tastes more like an amber. It is a decent looking and smelling brew but does not seem to meet the judging characteristics of a pale ale.

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Medium amber color in the New Belgium snifter with a nice pile of foam. Grainy aroma with a whiff of resiny hops.

Warm, rich, malty mouthful, followed by a blast of hops. Surprisingly robust for five percent. The hops are the earthy sort. Toasty flavor with some burnt cereal. Rather sweet from start to finish. Quite a bitter aftertaste. A disconcerting hint of plastic after letting the glass sit for several minutes. Still, it's one of the better brews from Oak Creek and it didn't all go to waste even though it's a rough beast of a Pale Ale.

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Oak Creek Pale Ale from Oak Creek Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.