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English Bay Pale Ale - Granville Island Brewery

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English Bay Pale AleEnglish Bay Pale Ale

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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.15
pDev: 14.6%
Wants: 3
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Granville Island Brewery visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: 49degrees on 12-27-2002

Our English Bay Pale Ale has a smooth, mild flavour brimming with West Coast character and a caramel malt aroma. A true pale ale, it gets its perfect balance from natural carbonation and careful maturing under the watchful eye of our brewmaster.
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Photo of mick303
2.98/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Beer is a auburn brown in colour, with slight lacing.

Smell is of light malts, a light fruitiness.

This has a flavour of light caramelized malts, quite light on the palate, slightly watery. Refreshing flavour but could be more interesting, bit of fruitiness as well. Mouthfeel felt a bit lacking, flavour was alright and drinkable, but didn't really showcase itself as anything special.

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

One of four selections in the Granville Winter Mingler 12 pack.
Light brown to amber color, off white tan head. Not much foam, quickly disappears, leaving just a thin ring. Very light aroma of malt caramel and some hop bitterness - too light, was expecting more. Taste is similar with light malt and some bitterness to finish. Average, and kind of unexciting, and left an almost metallic aftertaste.

Photo of terryeckmeier
3/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not what I was expecting at all little to no bitterness from what I can tell. Looks pretty but I was a little let down with this guy. I was all pumped for this big hoppy beer from the west coast and was a little let down. Maybe its one of those things where you get really excited and it just doesn't live up to the expectation you've built up in your head.

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -4.8%

English Bay Pale Ale from Granville Island Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.