Flat Earth Belgian-Style Pale Ale | Flat Earth Brewing Company

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Flat Earth Belgian-Style Pale AleFlat Earth Belgian-Style Pale Ale
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3.74/5
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Flat Earth Belgian-Style Pale AleFlat Earth Belgian-Style Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flat Earth Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
flatearthbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by bucko on 02-19-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,456
Reviews:
98
Ratings:
145
pDev:
13.64%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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8
Gots:
9
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Ratings: 145 |  Reviews: 98
Photo of Richie_C_Johnson
3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MonkeyPilates
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lorihall1
3.39/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CraigP83
4.01/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dark golden. Mild Belgian smell. Over powering bubblegum taste

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3.28/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: This has a brilliant rich amber color with a thin off-white head.
S: Spicy, fruit, some aniseed, faint clove to all spice, yeasty bread.
T: Bready malt start the attack with light fruit and spice finishing with a entle hop accent.
F: Dry, medium body and carbonation.
O: A very drinkable Belgian style pale ale.

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Photo of ovaltine
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of maedhros09
3.45/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Amber color with average head. Generally the sense I got was of the aromas and flavors of belgian yeasts combined with american hops varieties. Enjoyable but lacked the complexity or distinct flavors that would make it stand out. I should caveat that I'm not too familiar with belgian styles.

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3.44/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.85/5  rDev -23.8%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +27%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Photo of chinchill
2.48/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

22 oz. bottle purchased 3 days ago, and poured into a Belgian snifter.

Appearance: Amber-orange hue with a huge, foamy, durable off-white head. Gobs of lacing, but the bottle foamed over after opening, and again after pouring about 10 oz. of beer.

Aroma: Yeasty with suggestions of banana and bubblegum. These clash with some earthy/spicy hops.

Flavor: more sour than expected which, together with the over-flowing bottle lead me to suspect some contamination. Mildly bitter finish and aftertaste. Plenty of hop kick for style.

Mouthfeel: near medium body; high carbonation.

O: perhaps a bad bottle and worthy of a re-test, but not so bad that I can conclude this with confidence.

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Flat Earth Belgian-Style Pale Ale from Flat Earth Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 145 ratings