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Beyond The Pale | Stevens Point Brewery

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Beyond The PaleBeyond The Pale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stevens Point Brewery
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Ri0 on 05-21-2013

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Pours up to a nice permanent buff head that leaves delicate lace. Color is a bright copper. Aroma is a nice blend of floral and citrus hops with a nice malt backdrop. Flavor is surprisingly sessionable and balanced with pale and light crystal malts balanced with citrus and floral flavor hops and a balancing bitterness. Mouthfeel is light-medium. Overall a very good and easy drinking IPA.

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5/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I made an account specifically to rate this beer. I spent 2003-2007 stationed in Germany getting spoiled by their superior beer selection. Since being stateside the last 8 years few American beers taste as good as the Pils I had in Germany. Point Brewery's Beyond the Pale IPA gives the kick, hoppy flavor, and a cripsness to match the best I had in Germany. Very glad to have a go- to beer at home. Best I have found in the USA. Thank you Point Brewery!

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3.39/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.7/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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4.34/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

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3.35/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Amber hued with excellent clarity for an IPA. There's a solid half inch of billowing tan head. Aroma is of somewhat dulled piny hops. Some citrus notes are more apparent in the aroma and taste as it warms. There's light lacing present. The taste is piny hops and yet it seems somehow muddled with grainy light malt. The mouth is lightly sticky and chewy.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +28%

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3.02/5  rDev -18.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

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3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.56/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.4/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4.04/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Coppery, small but frothy head that lasted. Slight haze. Good lacing.
Smell: Hoppy, floral-ester aroma.
Taste: Crisp, dry. Malt/hop balance. Slight citrus.
Mouthfeel: Crisp, medium body, dry, almost bitter, finish. Quite pleasant.
Overall: Enjoyable, great with the food, quaffable. Very good.

Serving type: On tap at The Landing, New Hope, PA. Pint glass.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of BeerFMAndy
3.76/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into a Sierra Nevada imperial pint.
6.5% ABV,

A - Hazed ever-so-slightly, Beyond The Pale goes beyond pale into a slightly tarnished, robust golden amber color that's topped by a long-lasting ivory head. Wisps of thin lace trace lines across the pint as it's consumed.

S - A bouquet of American hops present a bold aroma of pine and fruit; lemon peel, pinecone and pine needle with undertones of ripe mango and sweet pineapple. Sweet and bready caramel and Munich-like malt provide a sturdy base to this dry-hopped aroma for an aggressive, fragrant IPA nose finished off with a faint hint of sulfur.

T - Malt heavy as the aroma suggested, Beyond The Pale focuses on sweet caramelized notes and dense breadiness which brings good balance to the beer, but it's full hop aroma seems to get lost in space, fading out with a kiss goodbye of tropical fruit.

M - Plenty bitter, the hops shimmer here the most, really offering a punch of hops that the flavor seems to forget. This medium-full bodied beer finishes with hop dryness and powerful bitterness cut through the sweetness of the malt for a strong-yet-balanced mouthfeel.

O - Point Beyond The Pale does just that; goes beyond a pale ale, but maybe in one small step, not one giant leap. This beer brings it with the hops in both aroma and bitterness, though dryhopping only goes so far. Focused hop flavor is minimal leaving a plethora of malt taking point. Beyond The Pale isn't offensive, it just doesn't pack a a flavor wallop to back up the IBUs.

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Beyond The Pale from Stevens Point Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.