Porkslap Pale Ale | Butternuts Beer & Ale

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Porkslap Pale AlePorkslap Pale Ale

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Butternuts Beer & Ale
New York, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by John on 03-04-2006

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Photo of WDJersey
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of BeerKangaroo
2.9/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Into my nonic:

A: copper/orange colored body that leaves a one finger white head, barely any lacing

S: hops up front backed up with a combination of citrus, roasty bread and butter.

T: pretty much the same with more of a buttery aftertaste.

M: light to medium, carbonation is notices, sessionable

O: I see why they are called "Butternuts" and why I most likely won't come back to this because of that weird buttery aftertaste

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3/5  rDev -6.3%

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2/5  rDev -37.5%

Photo of Tschnab
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- a copper orange hue, inch cap, thin lace on the glass.

S- hops that give off an orange citrus. Cereal grain and burnt toast as well.

T- more of the same orange hops with a slight herbal note and a good bready note from the malt.

O- a pretty nice pale ale although pretty much a middle ground beer.

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Photo of OtherShoe2
3.46/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours medium orange with a big billowy head. Some nice lace. Nice note: Yeast is in a nice little pile in the pint. From the can to the glass.

Some toasted dry grain aromas Not getting much beyond that.

Toasted malt, some ok (but mild) hop bitterness, some bread rust bitterness, some herbal notes. But mild. Finishes fairly dry and lightly bitter.

Medium body, good carbonation.

I, uh, am not sure what to think. This would be campfire beer for me. No flavors that would get in the way of food, but nothing special. Just ok.

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2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

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3/5  rDev -6.3%

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3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of rolltide8425
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of mfc
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of BucannonXC5
3.53/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had in Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y., on July 1, 2012. Can into a pint glass. Three fingers of head. Caramel copper iced tea color. Foamy, bubbly white lacing with average retention.

Smelled light citrus hops, plum, peach, dark fruit and iced tea.

Tasted similar to the smell. Iced tea, lemon and citrus hops. Grass, wheat and bread.

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Wet smooth finish.

Just about an above average beer overall. Nothing spectacular, nothing horrible.

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4.5/5  rDev +40.6%

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4/5  rDev +25%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.55/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-Slightly murky light copper color. Head is barely there. Thin ring of white fuzz. Leaves lacing islands along the glass.

S-I am sorry but this kinda smells like Cheetos initially. After my nose becomes accustomed to the aroma. I detect some pretty focused caramel maltiness. Hops are nonexistent. This is strictly sweet caramel. I still am getting a dairy/cheese/greek yogurt aroma for some reason.

T-The flavor is refreshing despite its concentrated sweetness. Like a piece of bread covered in sugary whipped butter. Light, light, light grassy hops. Oddly quite refreshing.

M-Fuller than a 4.3% brew normally feels. Mellow, fuzzy carbonation. A bit slick but it feels clean sometimes. The bitterness is very mild but it is detectable.

O/D-Like Moo Thunder, this was better than I expected it to be. Pretty decent. A pleasant surprise captured in an epically decorated aluminum can.

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

Photo of tdm168
3.58/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - pours a dark orangish amber with a large cap of loose, dense, off white head that has great retention

S - the nose is grassy with some underlying bready malt aromas

T - lightly bready malt with a faint grassy hop finish

M - light to medium bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a very easy to drink APA. It doesn't have tremendous flavor. It's a bit malt forward and lacks any significant hop character. It's easily quaffable and comes in cans which may be it's saving grace.

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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1.75/5  rDev -45.3%

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2.25/5  rDev -29.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +32.8%

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4/5  rDev +25%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Porkslap Pale Ale from Butternuts Beer & Ale
Beer rating: 3.2 out of 5 with 892 ratings
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