Juniper Pale Ale | Rogue Ales

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82
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1,328 Ratings
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72
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Juniper Pale AleJuniper Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
rogue.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
10 Ingredients:
Malts: Northwest Harrington, Crystal,
Triumph, Maier Munich & C-15.
Hops: Styrian Golding & Amarillo.
Specialty: Juniper berries. Rogue' s Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

13º PLATO
34 IBU
77 AA
3º Lovibond

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-27-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,328
Reviews:
678
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
13.46%
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
111
For Trade:
1
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Josh
1.92/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

A - I poured the beer more heavy handed than I should have and it had about 3 1/2 fingers of head. The color was a dirty yellow, not quite opaque. It resembled dehydrated urine. The head died down pretty quickly and left blotches of foam on the top.

S - It smells like an average American lager but with an oily twinge.

T - The taste is slightly pungent and has an oily bitter flavor. It reminds me of the taste of leaves, grass, or an unripened berry you may have accidentally tried as a kid. I actually don't like the taste, and I do not think it would grow on me. For some it might be a pleasurable change, but this beer is simply not for me.

M - Mouthfeel was average carbonation and slightly oily.

O - Terrible beer on my palette. It wasn't the quality, just the taste does not suit my liking.

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of seagullbeer
3.37/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had a deeper orange color than previous pales, apricoty? Pretty much straight dry and hops. Something interesting about the hop notes. Managed to be light on the taste and mouthfeel like a lager but still having a nice kick of hops.

Refreshing and easy drinking but definitely stood out from the normal pale ale options.

If it were only available in six packs I'd start reaching for it instead of the other stand by pales.

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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1/5  rDev -72.5%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of daledeee
3.31/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A 22 oz bomber.

Poured a clear gold with white head. Not much head retention.

Nose is juniper and pond water. Not the best.

Taste. Not real strongly hopped. Slight touch of grain and sweetness. The finish is rather dry without much flavor except some sweetness.

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1/5  rDev -72.5%

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1/5  rDev -72.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of jtierney89
1.3/5  rDev -64.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Straw pale bright golden color. about 2 finger head that dissipates quickly. straw and dry biscuit on the nose. the flavor follows up with the same flavors up front. decent carbonation light to medium in body. slight juniper berry after taste on the finish but it's barely perceivable.

completely disappointing, tastes like a very standard pale ale just a touch different. rogue needs to add some variety between styles besides just adding a dash of something.

dry piney finish. drinkable but not worth the exclusivity of being a separate beer on the rogue roster.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Juniper Pale Ale from Rogue Ales
3.64 out of 5 based on 1,328 ratings.
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