Oak Creek Pale Ale - Oak Creek Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 9
Hads: 42
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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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:
Beer added by: BeerBeing on 03-31-2006

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

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I spent the week in Sedona Arizona and tried the Oak Creek brews both at the brewery itself as well as at a lot of the other local places. This beer, in fact, is also labeled as an Enchantment Pale at the Enchantment resort.

The beer was somewhat typical of a pale ale, with a light hop aroma and flavor balance by a light, bready malt. Color was a light copper with a small amount of very light colored carbonation. Taste was pretty typical of a pale ale, not my favorite, light hops, not too overpowering in any category. The subtle smell was of hops but it could have been more present.

Overall, a decent beer, just not good enough for me to seek out. (658 characters)

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4.16/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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. (547 characters)

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On tap at Papago.

Served a dsky yellow brown color with an inch of tan, fluffy head. Sticks tight through the drink and leaves great lacing.

The nose is weak (buried under the head); notes of pepper and citrus fruits drift up.

A pepper, phenolic flavor with hints of citric fruits hits upfront, exuding a dry character stemming from the medicinally herbal notes of the hops. The chalky mouthfeel is exacerbated by the abundant pepper and spice. Malts are pale and completely overwhelmed by the menthol side.

Body is about right, watery but creamy. Good for a cask - great temperature to enjoy this beer period. Finishes quite dry, with a medicinal aftertaste. Overall my feeling is that it's too peppery for a session. (725 characters)

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Oak Creek Pale Ale from Oak Creek Brewing Co.
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