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Euphoria Pale Ale - Ska Brewing Co.

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Euphoria Pale AleEuphoria Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

328 Ratings
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Ratings: 328
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 12
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BradLikesBrew on 12-05-2008)
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Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

02-08-2013 22:30:27 | More by Aguirre
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JohnBender

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-29-2013 04:16:45 | More by JohnBender
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Stoutamus-Maximus

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

01-25-2013 00:24:20 | More by Stoutamus-Maximus
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Acuity

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

01-24-2013 04:39:20 | More by Acuity
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SerialHiker

Illinois

3.18/5  rDev -16.5%

Appearance: Pours a dark caramel brown with hints of merlot red…though it’s dark, it’s clear with no bubble action…some light khaki color head did form but only a thin layer has hung around…(3.25/5)

Smell: Tons of sweet caramel malts, mild on the spicy earthy hops…straight from the fridge it lacks some depth and variety…the sweet caramel malts are nice, but it’s like a cowboy wandering the pasture on a rainy night looking for his horse…(3.5/5)

Taste: Sweet caramel malts combined with pale malts…there’s a noticeable earthy, spicy hops quality to this, but it’s real light…could be more and that would round the flavor out much better…it’s a sweet caramel malt concoction that is good, but it lacks in overall character...some earthy/piney bitterness shows up late…(3.25/5)

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body…light on carbonation...there’s a light, chewy, earthy hops resin feel on my palate that I wish was stronger, it would really add to the overall outcome…as it is, like most everything else, it leaves just that little bit extra that could ultimately make this a much better brew…(2.5/5)

Overall: Average beer with just slightly above average flavor…every aspect of its construction leaves me wanting, the flavor isn’t strong, the aroma isn’t strong, the mouthfeel is light (aka watery)…there’s no sign of the 6.1% ABV…I will say, if I wasn’t trying to breakdown its particular qualities, I’d happily be drinking this brew, it really does have a good, drinkable flavor…as it is, I’ve had one, probably won’t have another…(3/5)

01-20-2013 00:19:55 | More by SerialHiker
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-19-2013 17:28:46 | More by Whiskeydeez
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ThisSpaceForRent

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

01-18-2013 10:11:42 | More by ThisSpaceForRent
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ThirdEyePA

Texas

4/5  rDev +5%

01-14-2013 03:29:56 | More by ThirdEyePA
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AmandaLu


4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

01-13-2013 03:26:44 | More by AmandaLu
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5%

01-12-2013 18:52:56 | More by 2dogbrew
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johnsonni

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-09-2013 18:35:51 | More by johnsonni
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deweese

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-06-2013 22:38:33 | More by deweese
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Srabe

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

01-06-2013 01:31:27 | More by Srabe
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djschnabel

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

01-01-2013 00:10:58 | More by djschnabel
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Fuzzycuffs

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-31-2012 01:40:43 | More by Fuzzycuffs
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cvalleskey

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-30-2012 09:14:16 | More by cvalleskey
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +3.7%

A: Pours a crystal clear deep copper to amber in color with some orange highlights and moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a two finger tall dense creamy light beige head that slowly reduces to a thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of tropical, pine, and floral hops with some lighter notes of caramel malts.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate amount of caramel malts with some light sweetness but then the hop flavors take over - I get some herbal, citrus/orange rind, and spicy flavors. Light to moderate amounts of lingering bitterness.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Light amounts of dryness in the finish.

O: This beer is incredibly easy to drink and sessionable - the alcohol is very well hidden and I could enjoy quite a few of these in a single session. Very nice hop aromas and flavors, tastes very fresh. Well balanced between the malts and the hops.

12-30-2012 02:58:26 | More by dbrauneis
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Maryobeerian

Illinois

3.83/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured can into an imperial pint glass. Second glass, I should say and this time with a little salty snack. Head rather unsubstantial in texture and appearance but color is rich, bodied and pleasing. Nose grassy but unobtrusive and to be honest, the nose is not what I care most about. Taste is very balanced -- not sweet or especially hoppy, appealing to mutliple moods without beeing bland or innocuous. Not a knock-your- socks-off ale, but very fine without a single disappointing or cloying feature. I would happily share this with beer afficiandos and novices alike, and purchase again when I am in the mood for a solidly good drink that is interesting but not too challenging.

12-28-2012 03:09:15 | More by Maryobeerian
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-27-2012 16:27:47 | More by LambicPentameter
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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cincybranr

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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California

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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DavidST

Texas

4/5  rDev +5%

Poured from a 12 oz can into a pint glass, best before Feb 13. This pours a clear amber color with a large off white head which has a good retention and leaves a foamy lacing. The smells are nice of pine and floral hops a caramel malt underneath. The feel is medium. The taste is pretty good, medium hops (plenty for a pale ale), but plenty of tasty caramel, nice balance and a fine beer.

12-20-2012 04:18:42 | More by DavidST
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

12-13-2012 04:13:31 | More by Franticc
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Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-13-2012 02:11:59 | More by jonbeer89
Euphoria Pale Ale from Ska Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 328 ratings.