Pier Pale Ale | Redondo Beach Brewing

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Brewed by:
Redondo Beach Brewing
California, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by charlzm on 03-03-2008

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 7
Reviews by charlzm:
Photo of charlzm
3.38/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On draft at brewery, consumed 01/14/08.

Medium yellow, nicely carbonated.

Aroma is piney hops.

Flavor is lightly pine hop at start then some noticeable maltiness peeks through towards the end.

Nicely balanced. I could see drinking a pint of this instead of just the taster.

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Photo of Noelito76
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of DarthKostrizer
2.25/5  rDev -25%

Photo of GarthDanielson
2.56/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured on tap at the Redondo Beach Brewpub. The beer was poured into a pint glass, and it shows a bright, clear golden coloring with no head. The beer has low citrus and hopped aromas. There are light initial flavors of citrus and hops, also. Pale, sour aftertaste with a lingering, weak finish. This beer starts of slow, progresses slow, and drags it's carcass across the finish line. Actually difficult to finish, but I am one who refuses to pour out or dispose of a beer.

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Photo of DoubleJ
3.3/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on-tap at the brewpub itself in a 17 ounce glass. On to the beer:

I'm not surprised that this is a yellow-orange colored beer. The solid head and good quanitity of lace may or may not a surprise, depending on your expectations. The nose of orange and complementing diacetyl gives the beer a a bit of an English character. And the taste....slightly fruity, caramel, watery orange, mineraly. At times these tastes don't show up, so you're left with a glassfull of light-medium bodied, low carbonated stuff. A bittersweet aftertaste keeps the beer going down.

It's a decent pale ale that is easy enough to drink. It's good to wash down food, but don't expect an epiphany.

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Photo of Gobzilla
3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of t0rin0
3/5  rDev 0%

Pier Pale Ale from Redondo Beach Brewing
3 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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