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Drifter Pale Ale - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

929 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 929
Reviews: 406
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 22
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
availability: year-round
bitterness: 32 IBU
alcohol by volume: 5.7%
original gravity: 14.0° PLATO

malts:
Pale, Caramel 20L, Caravienne 20L, Caramel 80L, Carapils

hops:
Bittering: Alchemy
Aroma: Summit, Nelson Sauvin
Dry Hopped: Summit, Nelson Sauvin

(Beer added by: madtappers on 12-23-2008)
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Skunkdrool

California

4/5  rDev +6.7%

08-16-2012 16:06:16 | More by Skunkdrool
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Jovian

Utah

3/5  rDev -20%

08-15-2012 04:22:29 | More by Jovian
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johnyb

Florida

3.75/5  rDev 0%

08-15-2012 02:25:58 | More by johnyb
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n3utral

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.7%

08-14-2012 21:20:01 | More by n3utral
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Shawkabukoo


4.5/5  rDev +20%

08-14-2012 05:48:09 | More by Shawkabukoo
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jik18

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

08-12-2012 05:04:18 | More by jik18
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TheTinDoor

Maryland

3/5  rDev -20%

08-12-2012 01:03:21 | More by TheTinDoor
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mrdziuban

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

08-12-2012 00:47:26 | More by mrdziuban
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Dapperticus

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

08-11-2012 04:51:06 | More by Dapperticus
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

08-10-2012 00:36:56 | More by weaselchew
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purplesugar


3.6/5  rDev -4%

Ya know, if this beer had blew me away, I would do the whole ASTMO thing and spend more time on it. But, it WAS a pleasant surprise. I love their spiced ipa, and was skeptical to try this PA (cause I often stick to IPA's), but it was good. Citrus-y.

08-07-2012 05:42:28 | More by purplesugar
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MonkeyStain

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

08-07-2012 03:03:51 | More by MonkeyStain
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

08-06-2012 00:58:05 | More by rydev24
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RonKoch

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

08-05-2012 20:58:20 | More by RonKoch
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mattparsons

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +6.7%

08-05-2012 03:35:23 | More by mattparsons
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Doyle

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev 0%

08-05-2012 03:35:16 | More by Doyle
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jjboesen

Maryland

3.88/5  rDev +3.5%

This is a crisp, refreshing quaff that hits the right buttons: there is the semi-translucent copper body topped by a thin head, one which results in moderate lacing; there is the mild nose of grass; these are supported by a light floral taste with a subtle touch of tangerine in the mix. There is the pleasing, but light, fade that replenishes a dry palate on a hot day.

If you think about downing a sixer in an afternoon, this could be the beer with which to do it.

07-31-2012 22:04:35 | More by jjboesen
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WDJersey

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

07-27-2012 00:57:45 | More by WDJersey
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zonker17

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-27-2012 00:34:20 | More by zonker17
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mrfreakybig

New York

4/5  rDev +6.7%

I had this on draft, poured into a big old plastic cup.

I'm sure it could be because it was a gorgeous summer day, but from the second I sat down behind this beer, I was happy. It tasted like a straight, down-the-middle pale ale should. Malty, the right amount of hops, some foam. The color was bubbly amber. I enjoyed this beer deeply, and could easily have spent the day happily drinking them. No tricks or surprises here, just a hands-down easy-going happy-drinking pale ale. I can't wait to have another.

07-24-2012 17:08:58 | More by mrfreakybig
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gregu2

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

07-23-2012 23:39:50 | More by gregu2
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kobeer

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

07-22-2012 19:02:24 | More by kobeer
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JohnLynch


3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-22-2012 02:38:16 | More by JohnLynch
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-21-2012 00:27:15 | More by kjkinsey
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SFC21

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-21-2012 00:22:06 | More by SFC21
Drifter Pale Ale from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 929 ratings.