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Mt. Tam Pale Ale - Marin Brewing Company

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Mt. Tam Pale AleMt. Tam Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.09%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Marin Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 03-03-2002)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

sevenshubby, Apr 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

paulpratt, Apr 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

litheum94, Feb 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

jvillefan, Feb 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jan 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

dmorgan310, Jan 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

BubblesandFoam, Jan 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

t0rin0, Nov 22, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

kbenson, Nov 01, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

Kopfmeister60, Sep 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

beerpadawan, Sep 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Kanine, Aug 30, 2012
Photo of foles
4.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very close to the perfect pale ale. Nice orange colour in the pint - this is going to be a dry one. All the required hallmarks of the style which a lot of brewers get wrong - Firm bitterness, crisp, clean, well balanced etc. But a cracking hit of classic american, slighly dank hops, but all in balance and not over the top. And a bit of a biscuity malt makes a cameo appearance to make this a complex, but very sessionable pale, one of the best I've had (if not the).

foles, Aug 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Nightrain87, Jul 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

hockenbeer, Jul 05, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

InfernoBoss, Jul 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

rbrefbeerman, Jun 17, 2012
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3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle thanks to a recent trade here, can't remember who sent it but I do appreciate it a lot. Split this with a buddy and we both thought it was a good pale ale. Nice orange color, decent head. Smells a bit hoppy but nothing extra. Taste had a nice hop bitterness with a decent malt backing. I'd drink a couple sixers of this if I could, not bad at all.

ArrogantB, Jun 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

brotherloco, May 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

GarretD, Apr 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

gleemonger, Mar 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

yokken, Mar 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

shelby415, Feb 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

TGS, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of Gavage
3.55/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: orange with a thick 3" head that lasts a while. Nice lace paints the glass.

Smell: soft orange citrus and a bit of floral hop bitterness are all that you can pull from the glass.

Taste: caramel, a bit of breadiness, orange, and a mild floral bitterness create a basic APA.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Lightly crisp from start to finish. Aftertaste is pretty short.

Overall: a decent refreshing pale ale, but the flavors overall were balanced but a bit muted.

Gavage, Dec 14, 2011
Mt. Tam Pale Ale from Marin Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.