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Euphoria Pale Ale - Ska Brewing Co.

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345 Ratings
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Ratings: 345
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 12
Gots: 27 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

EnojysAnyBeer, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Lost_Medic, Jul 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

schuler, Jul 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

GClarkage, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of lsiberian
4.66/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Euphoria presents a light clear yellow tan with very strong head followed with excellent. On the nose is a complex mixture of sweet barely and floral hops with a touch of citrus and earthy tones. On the tongue the beer matches it's smell with a beautiful complex sweet floral hoppy main line with a touch of fruit and an excellent bitter finish. In the mouth this beer is strong, smooth and silky. Overall Euphoria is an excellent beer worthy of it's name.

lsiberian, Jun 29, 2014
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3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amber-tan with pitted taupe head - darker than expected.
Oily orange rind and floral nose.
Solid toffee backbone then sweet tangerine rind and pine shaving hops.
Citronella end and orangey linger.
Short of medium, round, oily.

OK, so this is Goldings, which is not a big, bold, bright American hop. But it's used in such quantities here that you get plenty of greasy orange rindy goodness. The body's a bit sweet, but it is a winter seasonal, so it gets away with that, too. And this is 5 months *past* its expiration date, so lord knows how much more citrus peel (and EKG spice, which is missing) there'd be if it were fresh.

Not a conventional APA, but still a very good, drinkable one.

StJamesGate, Jun 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

RyanAU, Jun 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

timlyon, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

sdaly3, Jun 16, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

thatoneguymike, Apr 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Falcone, Mar 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

UncleAddie, Mar 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber-brown in color with a white head. Good carbonation.

Aroma is malty and sweet. Lots of toast and caramel. No hop aroma

Sweet, toast a and caramel again. Just enough hops to balance out the finish.

Good medium body for style.

A well made beer, balanced, sessionable, but nothing amazing.

LeeryLeprechaun, Mar 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Danmullens1, Mar 12, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a can into a great divide tulip, because it's the only glassware I have in my hotel room. Best by April 14.

A: Pours a deep, ruby tinged amber that is slightly hazy. 1 1/2 fingers of big, foamy, straw-colored head that dissipates after minutes to a thick ring of foam, leaving sticky lacing up the side of the glass. This is just too dark for a pale ale, but it looks delicious anyway.

S: Big sweet candy and wheat malt aromas accompanied by a slight spice and citrus hop character.

T/M: Medium mouthfeel with medium-to-high carbonation, mouthfeel is slightly coating and juicy without being oily. Prickly carbonation leads into a big juicy sweetness of citrus fruits alongside lightly bready malt character. Carbonation props up lots of malt and fruit sweetness. Alcohol is very evident on the finish, accompanied by a swelling and lingering hop bitterness and another mild wave of malt.

O: This beer is a little dark for a pale ale, but is otherwise really nice. The strong citrus presence help to justify the otherwise slightly strong bitterness of the finish. I would call this an IPA rather than a PA if forced to choose a style, but it's a tasty beer nonetheless. Very drinkable.

jdhowe, Mar 07, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

One of the best pale ales in a can you'll ever find, if you can find it. Tastes great, high abv, eight of these and your doing fine. I like the skeleton on the can. Good marketing dude. Supposedly comes out around Christmas and runs out in February. Drank the last two March 3rd, so that rumor seems true.

Wedgie28, Mar 06, 2014
Euphoria Pale Ale from Ska Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.