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

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79
okay
210 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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Syracuse Pale AleSyracuse Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
210
Reviews:
89
Avg:
3.45
pDev:
17.1%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
35
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 210 |  Reviews: 89
Photo of Jicadi
2.81/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Ken_P
3.44/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of logicalparadox
4.22/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Truly a pleasant surprise! Wasn't expecting to enjoy this one as much as I did.

Pours a deep golden hue, with a fuzzy kind of haze that yet retains clarity. Beautiful head rolls upward as I pour and sticks around for a bit, dissipating into a nice crown with dregs of lacing sticking to the side. Impressive for the style.

The aromas are all sweet and malty, but crisp. Sweet bread and grain, with some something pretty... a little off-floral, without being identifiable. Yeast and rising bread.

The taste follows the nose, with cracker, fresh-baked doughy bread, yeasty goodness, and some mild fruity and flowery notes to round things out. Bitterness is present in the very back of this picture, just barely being present enough to support the rest of this composition. Sweet on the front, with some subtle bitterness in the middle, and a long sweet, bready finish. Just when you think the ensemble is all sweet, a mild but noticable bitter punch hits you in the very back of your throat, as if to say "notice me; there's more to me than just that".

Mouthfeel is medium, a little on the lighter side, very much like a lager or a pilsner, yet with some extra tooth added by the creaminess of a robust carbonation. Smooth; so very smooth.

Overall, I'm loving this brew. My final opinion can be summed up quite succinctly: MMmmm, Beer! If there were such a thing as a generic, but quintessential beer, at least toward the American experience, this would be it. The style taken to its proper place.

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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

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.58/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zraly
3.62/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brianmandell
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of BvilleBrewGuy
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Martelljw2
3.46/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wattersmike90
3.65/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jeff_Winger
3.32/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of tappangordo
3.2/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of joeg3613
5/5  rDev +44.9%

Photo of HayleyHK
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of KWolf
3.12/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Belittle
2/5  rDev -42%

Photo of JC333
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Intepic
5/5  rDev +44.9%

Photo of smurphy493
4.08/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of zestar
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of brwnchrstpher
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of trxxpaxxs
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of DBow
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Dwkasper
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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