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Heavy Seas - Pale Ale - Heavy Seas Beer

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BA SCORE
78
okay

203 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 203
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 13.86%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dnjmed on 04-13-2010)
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Ratings: 203 | Reviews: 70 | Display Reviews Only:
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

01-23-2013 00:51:33 | More by yourefragile
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TaylorK

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

12-26-2012 16:40:03 | More by TaylorK
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mcaulifww

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-20-2012 16:28:20 | More by mcaulifww
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Ljoreilly

Georgia

3/5  rDev -11.5%

12-19-2012 01:16:54 | More by Ljoreilly
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superspak

Michigan

3.48/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before January 2013. Pours slightly hazy orange amber color with a nice 1-2 finger fairly dense off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of orange, lemon zest, caramel, pear, apple, bread, floral, grass, and light herbal. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and ok strength; very unique aromas. Taste of orange, lemon, pear, caramel, bread, floral, grass, herbal, and light toast. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, light fruit, caramel, bread, floral, grass, and herbal on the finish for a short bit. Pretty nice flavor balance; with a very nice balance of hop/malt flavors; zero cloying flavors present after the finish. A little buttery as well, with unique hop flavors. Medium carbonation and body; with a creamy and lightly slick mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a solid pale ale. Very tame with well balanced malt and hop flavors; and very smooth to drink. This was a pretty enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2012 04:09:18 | More by superspak
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soulliard

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

12-16-2012 15:36:28 | More by soulliard
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AC-Mivsek

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

12-15-2012 23:56:47 | More by AC-Mivsek
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catfan2000

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

12-08-2012 22:41:14 | More by catfan2000
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mckenziac


3.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Samuel Adams Boston Lager glass. Taken from a Heavy Seas variety pack.

Appearance: Pours a very clear, bronze-brown color. Has a large, foamy head that dissipates quickly and leaves some spotty lacing.

Smell: Has a nice earthy hop smell backed by a considerable sweet maltiness.

Taste: Moderately hoppy with strong earthy, grassy flavors. The hoppiness is balanced by a toasty, slightly sweet maltiness.

Mouthfeel: A bit on the thin, light-bodied side.

Overall: A decent enough pale ale. Not up to Heavy Seas' usual standards, but passable nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2012 22:27:59 | More by mckenziac
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

11-30-2012 00:34:34 | More by waiting4lunch
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Proclarush

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

11-29-2012 22:10:06 | More by Proclarush
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Ernest78

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -11.5%

11-25-2012 14:03:29 | More by Ernest78
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vfgccp

New York

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

11-22-2012 22:39:33 | More by vfgccp
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PhillyStyle

Georgia

4.35/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Bertha's in Baltimore, served in an imperial pint glass. The bar tender indicated that this was the house beer always on tap and in a cask.

The beer was a hazy dark orange color, with a nice, light off white head that dissipated too quickly, but expected given that it was from a cask. The beer gave off a nice biscuit aroma with a hint of citrus. The taste is what I expected from an English Pale, nice and malty, with that hint of biscuit, earthiness and citrus. Very well done. The beer had a great feel to it, a nice moderate feel to it, again given the lack of carbonation from the cask. The beer was extremely easy to drink and I could drink them all day. Overall, this was a great beer and the next time that I am in Baltimore, I will be stopping at Bertha's for a pint or two.

Serving type: cask

11-15-2012 14:27:45 | More by PhillyStyle
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dwhitey517


3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

11-06-2012 05:03:51 | More by dwhitey517
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GreyGhost4

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

11-03-2012 13:47:27 | More by GreyGhost4
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csurowiec

Maryland

3/5  rDev -11.5%

11-03-2012 01:24:36 | More by csurowiec
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Roland45s

Virginia

3.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Considering I don't really care for pale ale, this was one of the better! Smelled like a typical pale ale but not as hoppy. Drank smooth from the bottle with not too much bite. Pretty good, I would consider even buying it again.

Maybe it's just because I am desperate to be a Pirate (Non Somali of course) YAAARRRR!

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2012 11:28:54 | More by Roland45s
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dunix

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

10-29-2012 14:57:52 | More by dunix
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norinco

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-25-2012 04:01:04 | More by norinco
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AmitC

New York

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

10-21-2012 02:05:44 | More by AmitC
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GFD400

New York

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-20-2012 21:22:37 | More by GFD400
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Ankur

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

10-19-2012 03:31:09 | More by Ankur
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dubdrop

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

10-16-2012 01:14:28 | More by dubdrop
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nitter

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

10-14-2012 23:41:40 | More by nitter
Heavy Seas - Pale Ale from Heavy Seas Beer
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