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Paul's Pale Ale | Springfield Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Springfield Brewing Company
Missouri, United States
springfieldbrewingco.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Paul’s Pale Ale is an old school, west-coast style pale ale that starts off with nutty and caramel notes from a blend of crystal malts and finishes with a satisfying hoppiness, making this an easy-drinking pale ale. Paul’s Pale Ale has been the hands-down favorite of the SBC regulars and staffers since 1998!

Added by DrunkMcDermott on 12-12-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,999
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
57
pDev:
11.48%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
14
Trade:
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Ratings: 57 |  Reviews: 20
Photo of Bosoxfan20
2.73/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Brandonvlansdown
2.99/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of jeschaefer
3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jwmarcum
3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of harpus
3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of GossageBrewery
3.03/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served this APA on tap, at the brewery, in a pint glass. Poured an hazy, amber orange color, produced a nice off white head, decent retention and good lacing left on the glass. The aroma consisted of sweet pale malt, grapefruit and fruity yeast. Medium in body, a base of sweet malted grain and some citric hop flavor. Overall, its a decent session beer, nothing special about this brew.

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Photo of DrunkMcDermott
3.16/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I found my tasting notes on this brewpub from our Rt. 66 trip, so I'm putting the review here. A good firm head over a respectably copper body. First impression is of mere bitterness, but after a few more sips, the floral hop character comes through.

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Photo of nuebs
3.19/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KegsAndEggs
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Carl_R
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of psmith161
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of LXIXME
3.33/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MaltyGoodness
3.38/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz. bottle thanks to Ira

Pours a clear golden-orange with a small white head that thins. Nice lacing on the glass.

Aroma has a slight bit of malt, but is dominated by grassy hops.

There is a slight crisp maltiness right upfront that leads into a mild citrusy hop flavor and a decent bitter bite. Finishes with a slight green hop grassiness, but not as potent as in the aroma.

Medium body, good carbonation.

A drinkable brew, but overall just a very average offering.

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3.38/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle from beerhandy as part of BIF 24. Thanks for the opportunity.

Poured into an imperial pint glass, formed a 3/4" off-white head above the clear dark golden brew. Head fades relatively slowly, with average to good lacing. Aroma is sweet pale malts, with nary a hop presence in the nose. Taste is a short shot of pale malt sweetness, quickly shouted down by strongly bitter green hops, which more than make up for their absence in the aroma. Mouthfeel and drinkability okay, but this one's a bit middle-of-the-road. Not a bad pale, just not much more than that.

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3.44/5  rDev -6%

Photo of MarzenMan
3.47/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Very typical across the board. Pretty much a standard pale ale. The same APA being made across the country. Definitely a good beer to have but nothing memorable. Ranking as an PA I'd say its not even as good as Boulevard's PA.

I'd drink it again but only when I'm in the brewery and have to have some hops. Unfortunately I've never been in the brewco when they had an IPA or a double IPA.

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Photo of Dieck
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of dradair
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rudy0908
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of aratcliffe
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gpogo
3.57/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- Brilliantly clear copper with moderate sized cream colored head. The head dissipated to a small covering and left a sparse lacing.

A- Bready sweet malt with moderate citrusy hop smells.

T- Sweet malt, slightly bready with very faint caramel hints. Nice citrusy backbone which is far from overpowering, I would have liked it to have a bit more hop flavor/aroma. Leaves a slightly bitter aftertaste.

M- Medium-light body with moderate carbonation. Slightly sticky-sweet feeling left in mouth.

D- Not a bad APA, I have others that I prefer over this. Though after trying this I feel I need to take a trip to the Springfield Brewery.

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Photo of Tone
3.6/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, gold color. 1/2 inch head of an off- white color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of floral hops, spicy hops, sweet malt, hint of caramel malt, slight grass, and a hint of lemongrass. Fits the style of an American Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp with an average carbonation level. Tastes of floral hops,hint of lemongrass, slight sweet malt, slight tea, hint of caramel malt, hint of wheat, and slightly spicy hops. Overall, the lemongrass stand out, but otherwise an average pale ale.

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Photo of drahodo
3.61/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of m_penor
3.63/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Paul's Pale Ale from Springfield Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 57 ratings
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