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Drifter Pale Ale - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

936 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 936
Reviews: 406
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 22
Gots: 27 | 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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4/5  rDev +6.7%

zonker17, Jul 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

mrfreakybig, Jul 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

gregu2, Jul 24, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

kobeer, Jul 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

JohnLynch, Jul 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

kjkinsey, Jul 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

SFC21, Jul 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +20%

jocain916, Jul 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

mrskunk, Jul 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

Tubasaurus, Jul 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

bpowers315, Jul 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

jrohrbacher, Jul 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

dmilewsk, Jul 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

bobotron, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of harrymel
3.33/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bottled 17MAY12

Amber with an etched white surface and excellent clarity. No lace. Smells herbal with a slight resin character and a bit of canned spinach alongside the crystal malt which is sweet but not overplayed. Slightly bitter with a good moderated malt through the center and a fine overall pale character. Nice and limited body with slightly low carb and an off dry finish. Nice beer.

harrymel, Jul 12, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

Grady, Jul 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Robeerto89, Jul 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20%

MyName, Jul 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +20%

Tiermeister, Jul 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

jnoelani, Jun 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

trevorpost, Jun 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

throwerbri, Jun 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Tracker83, Jun 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Hardcore, Jun 25, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

mhaugo, Jun 24, 2012
Drifter Pale Ale from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 936 ratings.