Syracuse Pale Ale | Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

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Syracuse Pale AleSyracuse Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
New York, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 10-30-2001

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1/5  rDev -71%

Photo of SatansSemen
1.09/5  rDev -68.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Hands down this was the worst beer I have ever remembered, we couldn't drink it, it smelled worse than a fart, and it tasted like a dia-per, and I puked it like I meant it

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1.25/5  rDev -63.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -56.5%

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2/5  rDev -42%

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2/5  rDev -42%

Photo of wailingwench
2.13/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

I was excited about trying this beer as I am from Syracuse. I bought a sixer to drink while on "vacation" in the 'Cuse to bring back to Buffalo. Could hardly wait to drink this and saved it for a special occassion. Finally, a sunny Sunday afternoon, perfect for porching it and grilling some meat. The excitement had built up to a feverish level and then, I was unimpressed with this beer. It did not taste like a pale ale to me.

I attempted to rectify the appaling situation and poured it into a pint glass. Failed to improve the situation.Ended up drinking Canadian and finishing this off at the end of the night. One of my buddies liked this. It certainly was a drastic improvemnet over his Red Dog. Nonetheless, Middle Ages IMpaled is top of the line and the Syracuse Pale Ale does not compare. It breaks my heart to be mean to this beer.

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Photo of Andragos
2.25/5  rDev -34.8%

Photo of jdhilt
2.27/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a one-fingered white head that stays leaving some lace. Ugly cloudy amber color. Light carbonation. Hoppy nose. Starts and finishes with a sour apple taste, not typical of a pale, MA's Impaled Ale is better. $1.85 for a 12oz bottle from Hoosick Street Discount Bev. Troy, NY.

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Photo of Sammy
2.47/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

On-tap at the ALe House in Syracuse. Bland, watery, nothing much here. Unoffensive at best. Some faint floral hops and bit of citrus flavour on end. On malty,sweet side but an Ontario brew. Like their hoppy beers and their stouts much better. Something for the Ladies and Canadians perhaps.

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2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

Photo of beerpunch95
2.58/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TheBeerMaster1
2.65/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75


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Photo of AgentZero
2.73/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - Golden color beer with some amber notes and a small bubble head that faded to a full cap after a few moments.

T - Actually seem to smell a decent amount of yeast on this one, some grassy and herbal light hops, and toasted malts. Almost a little like an English IPA.

S - Some caramel, herbal notes, yeasty, some hop bitterness. Really reminds me of a slightly hoppy adjucnt lager, not really a good thing.

M - Lighter bodied, active carbonation.

O - Not a great beer, not a good take on the style and the taste just isn't that good either.

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Photo of Vt_beer_sampler
2.74/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

Photo of MikeLenehan
2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

Photo of malfunxion
2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

Photo of Franz4
2.75/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle
A- Clear golden color, nearly no head
S- pale malts and slightly musty
T- Slight mustiness has turned into a powerful caramel flavor that's just not right, there's really no hop flavor to this at all and the malt is weak.
M- watery with very little carbonation
O-Not a fan, I've had other Middle Ages stuff that has been quite good, but this stuff missed the mark. No freshness info, so I can't speak to how fresh it was, but I picked it up from the store last week.

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2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

Photo of talbotjf99
2.77/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.81/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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Syracuse Pale Ale from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
3.45 out of 5 based on 210 ratings.
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