Detroit Pale Ale | Atwater Brewery

Detroit Pale AleDetroit Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.5/5
57 Ratings
Detroit Pale AleDetroit Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery
Michigan, United States
atwaterbeer.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 05-10-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,032
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
57
pDev:
13.14%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
14
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 57 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of leadahmer
2.25/5  rDev -35.7%

Photo of chuckgietzen
2.29/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of cryptichead
2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of beerborn
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.09/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of PhilsPils
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a beautiful clear copper with a one-finger head that quickly departs. Aroma is faintly yeasty malt, very little hops coming through. Taste is metallic and faintly soapy with yeast and malt dominating. Pale ale? Altbier? either way, it doesn't appeal to me and doesn't seem to be particularly well made. Along the lines of Bass but not as caramelly. Tastes a bit like some of my early homebrew attempts. I won't drain pour it but I also won't seek it out.

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of a77cj7
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlissJunkie
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of Dope
3.26/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Pale golden straw pour with a huge fluffy white head that lasts forever. Great lacing too.

S: Very floral hops with some herbal quality as well.

T: Grapefruit and herbal hops, bready malt backing it up.

M: Medium, high carbonation.

O: Decent but nothing amazing.

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3.27/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Raime
3.28/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Gusher. Quality control issue. Should be labeled altbier. Taste like pennies and soap. No long review. Ten years ago this would have been a welcomed change up from a typical AAL I guess.

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3.38/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A pint at Old Chicago in Southgate, Michigan.

This beer appears a clear pale golden colour, with one finger of soapy white head, which leaves some streaky lace as it duly wisps away. It smells of faint grainy malt, and floral, leafy hops. The taste doesn't waver much, with some edgy cereal grain, and bitter grassy, earthy hops. The carbonation is moderate, the body light, but not thin, and fairly smooth. It finishes crisp, and fairly clean, a somewhat metallic hoppiness lingering.

Nothing fancy, just an adequate accompaniment to pseudo-deepdish pizza and Detroit Lions eyeballin'.

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3.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.46/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HardyA
3.48/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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Detroit Pale Ale from Atwater Brewery
Beer rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 57 ratings
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