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Juniper Pale Ale | Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
3.61/5
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1,328 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#37,214
Reviews:
678
Ratings:
1,328
pDev:
13.57%
Bros Score:
3.12
 
 
Wants:
45
Gots:
112
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,328 |  Reviews: 678
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3.45/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance - Clear and pale amber in colour this beer had light but constant streaming CO2. Atop there was a decent white soapy foam head that died to a lace cover very quickly.

Smell - The front was dominated by sweet sugary malts with some of the bitter juniper berries but there was also a distinct aroma of candy floss.

Taste - Similar to the nose this beer started very malty, sweet and sugary, up front with that same candy floss element. The juniper then kicked in about half way through throwing much needed balance in there. This beer did boast a nice bitter finish with a mild hint of booze. This beer turned out to be well balanced and much tastier than it looked or smelt.

Mouth feel - Smooth but towards then thin side of things in the body dept. This beer also to me had a rather cloying finish and so so lingering in the back of the throat.

Overall - The look, smell and mouth feel were all pretty average but the taste of this beer worked well for me. It delivered good balanced between a sweet malty front and more bitter nippy finish.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.8/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

an always favorite perfect apa.

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Photo of Vinegarroon
3.22/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Don't waste the money.
This is a mediocre beer sold at a premium price.
The juniper flavor is nice but not well pronounced.
Other than that, this beer seemed to me like another lower-end pale ale. I guess if I could get a six-pack of it for the same price I just paid for the 22 oz bomber, I would buy it again and be happy.

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3.83/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MUTINY
4.46/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Quick review. This is an amazing pale, the juniper mostly gets lost (at least to me), but it's no problem. Everything else is right up my alley: dry, great carb, perfect amount of body & malt, just enough hop. I could drink this all day.

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3.24/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.69/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thomas_w86
3.72/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A lovely beer full of flavour, distinct after taste.

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3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rossracing
4.25/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Marius
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Grant_Satterthwaite
2.7/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

I would not recommend this beer. The feel was assaulting and there was barely a hint of Juniper in it. I love Rogue and most of the beers I've had from them have been superb. That being said, you can't win them all and this beer is proof that even Rogue produces duds every once in a while.

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3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.76/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.17/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.88/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.66/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Juniper Pale Ale from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 3.61 out of 5 with 1,328 ratings
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