Fresh Hop Pale Ale | Great Divide Brewing Company

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Fresh Hop Pale AleFresh Hop Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
greatdivide.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 10-07-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,587
Reviews:
693
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
9.8%
 
 
Wants:
155
Gots:
141
For Trade:
2
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Photo of BucannonXC5
4.2/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. Color was pale honey. Decent amount of head, maybe 1 ½ inches. Frothy white lacing on the top. Bubbly gray film on the sides.

Smelled citrus hops with grapefruit and tangerine coming through first. Sweet caramel malts as well.

Tasted citrus hops from the beginning, which wasn’t surprising given the smell, but surprising for a pale ale. More grapefruit than tangerine here. Bitterness on the tongue after.

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Bitter finish.

I liked this beer and went back and forth on a host of ratings, but decided to settle on my initial thoughts. I’d definitely give it another go.

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Photo of thesaint6169
4.42/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a nice amber color with about a 1 finger head. There was a slight citrus aroma and also a malty smell. There was a nice bitterness with a malt sweetness coming through as well. Got more pine flavors from the hops than citrus. It had about a medium body to it, not a very heavy beer, very easy to session.

This was the first beer that I've had from Great Divide and was very impressed and cant wait to crack open the bottle of Yeti I have in the basement. Fresh Hop was very easy to drink which is nice. You can easily have a bomber to yourself or split it with someone which is half the fun of craft beer.

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2.5/5  rDev -38.7%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of Joshgonzales79
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of slider
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of captainbearcat
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of poogas
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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2/5  rDev -51%

Photo of isaiahcutright
4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

P: Pours a light amber with a brilliant white 2 finger head.

S: lots of floral hops grassy overall delightful.

Taste: smooth a nice bitterness bite a touch of sweetness.

Mouthfeel: A nice overall smoothness to this fresh hopped pale ale.

Overall: another solid brew from the Great Divide folks just a great drinking beer if only we could have this fresh all year.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of biggmike
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured an attractive copper color with a generous white head that dissipated slowly leaving a thin layer of head across the top. The aroma is of grassy hops and smells outstanding. The taste is of citrus hops and is medium-bodied. This is a very good beer and very drinkable. I would definitely have this again.

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

Fresh Hop Pale Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
4.08 out of 5 based on 1,587 ratings.
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