Durango Pale Ale | Durango Brewing

Durango Pale AleDurango Pale Ale
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Durango Pale AleDurango Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Durango Brewing
Colorado, United States

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Durango Pale Ale is an English Pale Ale featuring East Kent Goulding Hops.

Added by russpowell on 10-11-2008

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Ratings: 12 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of Wasatch
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. Bottle

Pours a nice yellow color, nice carbonation, with a pretty nice small off-white head, which leaves some sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, malty, with some citrus. The taste is hoppy, malty, citrusy. Medium body. Overall, a pretty tasty brew.

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Photo of Haybeerman
3.72/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Scottyd22
4.98/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of msumike89
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of timlyon
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of MeisterMayhem
3/5  rDev -23.9%

Photo of LXIXME
3.83/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice big off white head settles into a decent lacing above a thick solid particle filled honey colored pale ale.

A light but rich floral hops aroma accented with a light pine hops and just a hint of caramel malts coming through.

A light pale taste with a light citrus and light floral taste with some bitterness coming through.

A bitterish dry aftertaste on this medium bodied beer.

Really a light taste to this pale ale, it may serve well as a cross over beer for those who drink those cursed light American lagers.

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Photo of TrentRundell33
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of Jason
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of LittleDon
4.54/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Clear amber and little visible carbonation. Fair to poor head retention. Caramel aroma with a touch of pine resin and berries. Very soft up front, particularly for a bottled beer. Honey and light caramel in the middle with a bitter back end. Very well balanced. Body is a bit on the chewy side, but not to heavy.

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Photo of Cresant
3.69/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured this 22 oz. brown bottle into a Sam Adams glass. No date. The body was cloudy orange/gold. A white head left fine lacing and a cap remained throughout.

Smell was caramel sweetness. Oranges. Floral. Moist grain or bread dough. Lots of aroma here.

Taste was pithy bitterness. Thankfully this one is not as sweet as the aroma would have you think. There was a long aftertaste of pink grapefruit. Overall this one is rather balanced but tips toward the bitter side.

Mouthfeel was slightly thinner than medium. Modest carbonation. A little silky.

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Photo of russpowell
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours an effervescent amber with 2+ fingers of creamy beige head. Superior lacing & above average head retention

S: Piney & citrussy hops & a touch of breadyness

T: Breadyness, piney hops & some grapefruity hops as well up front. Slight toffee flavor as this warms along another wave of grapefruit & a kiss of pine, plus some dryness & more breadyness. Finishes with much hoppyness, more dryness & some hints of honey & pineapple. Almost pulled a 4.5

MF: Chewy with subtle carbonation, very nice balance, really smooths out as this warms, a bit of stickyness in the finish

Drinks easy for the abv & style. A nice take on the style, glad to see durango getting in touch with their inner hophead!

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Durango Pale Ale from Durango Brewing
Beer rating: 58.3% out of 100 with 12 ratings
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