Two Rivers Pale Ale | Flathead Lake Brewing Company

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Two Rivers Pale AleTwo Rivers Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flathead Lake Brewing Company
Montana, United States
flatheadlakebrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
43 IBU

Added by BrewsB4Shrews on 10-15-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
13
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.35
pDev:
11.04%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
2
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by Murrhey:
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3.01/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a standard pressure-cap bomber into a conic pint glass in high elevation Kalispell, Mont. Reviewed live.

A- Two finger fluffy white head. Decent retention. Hazy orange-gold body.

S- Despite the bottle's assurances that there are Cascade hops here, I don't detect them. Some golden malts and floral hops.

T- Light floral hoppiness. I get more of the Cascades here.

M- Relatively thick bodied. Wet and clean finish.

O- It gradually improved over the course of drinking. Not great but not awful.

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More User Reviews:
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of LXIXME
3.29/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of stallion_air21
3.8/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of joemcgrath27
2.95/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - light golden brown, decent head dissipated to random covering leaving lots of sticky lacing
S - strong earthy and peppery notes, with some light grainy and adjunct notes in the background
T - light earthy and citrus hop notes, but getting lots of adjunct flavour, just not where it should be
M - light body, medium carbonated, some bitterness, finishing a little thin
O - what started promising turned out pretty average, don't know much about this brewer but I'm assuming its a very small operation, so big respect for putting something out there

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Photo of jrsqc7
3.68/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hops
Malts
And graaaiiiiiinssss
Gloves of metal rule the night

No apologies lots of foam
Light citrus
Fuzzy fuzzy mouthfeel
Gathered here this night

Hops
Malta
And gggggrrrrrraaaaaiiinnnnsss
Gloves of metal rule the night

(Solo)

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Photo of Massbmx
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of Jameswoody
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of neckbeered
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of archyquaffer
3.59/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From their website: Montana grown 2-row pale, white wheat, and caramel malts. Simcoe and Cascade hops. Named after the two rivers that flow into Flathead Lake- the Flathead and Swan rivers.

As a person that's trying to avoid wheat, I wish this ingredient was stated on the bottle itself. This may not agree with me later.

Poured from a bomber into a sampler. A moderate pour produces about one inch of fluffy, bubbly head that dissipates quickly into a thin island that goes halfway across the top and rings the sides. The beer is a slightly hazy ruddy golden color with moderate carbonation.

There's plenty of floral and citrusy hop aroma-flavors but it's not too intense. Grapefruit and possibly some blood orange notes come through. Backing it is a light bodied and lightly sweet malt base. Slight astringency on the palate during the aftertaste, which lingers just a bit. Tingly mouthfeel with florid burps.

This is a pretty decent pale ale. The hops add nice aroma-flavors without completely overpowering the malt.

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Photo of Erik-P
3.63/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of elglueckert
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jkball01
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Two Rivers Pale Ale from Flathead Lake Brewing Company
3.35 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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