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Fresh Hop Pale Ale | Great Divide Brewing Company

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4.06/5
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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:
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Added by Todd on 10-07-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,579
Reviews:
693
Ratings:
1,589
pDev:
9.85%
Bros Score:
4.18
 
 
Wants:
157
Gots:
141
Trade:
2
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Photo of patpbr
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Roybert
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mlawrence
3.96/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mwinek
4.17/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dandaugherty1221
3.85/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cherche
3.61/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cyrushire
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of crob3888
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a golden sunrise with a white head that leaves a ton of lacing. Smell is of fresh grassy hops. Flavor is grassy, herbal, piney, with hints of mint, bay leaf, cilantro. Cracker like malt backbone. Medium body and medium carbonation. Definitely a delicious pale ale that lives up to the fresh harvest of its name.

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Photo of VeganUndead
4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of reebtaerG
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBuckley73
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lucular
3.03/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

On tap at a local craft bar, sweet and cloying. Little to no fresh hop taste. I have to assume it was an old keg, but maybe not. Obviously not super fresh, but it couldn't have been THAT old at this point in the year.

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Photo of whiterapid
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Donkster46
3.54/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rootscipio
4.3/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drdiesel9483
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look - Golden copper color with a good white head that looks to leave a good film.
Smell - Piney malt smell with some citrus in there.
Taste - very similar to the smell but with more citrus in there. Great balance.
Feel - medium body with medium carbonation. Very drinkable.
Overall - Really great Pale Ale!

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Photo of M-Jez84
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wiffler27
4.17/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

pours dark gold with a solid head.

smell is mild but still present. nice combination of pine/malt with some sweetness.

taste is full of pine and malt, finishes sweet/dry. clearly an APA. taste isn't overpowering but there is still some hop bite in it. goes down smooth, easy drinking for me!

overall this is pretty good! i usually drink IPAs but it's nice to switch over to something less abrasive. a fresh pale ale is a very nice thing. easy to drink, (usually) lower in abv, and still has a hop kick to it.

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Photo of aaronyoung01
3.25/5  rDev -20%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of AndoIPA
4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Steve_Trick
3.94/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gabepesce
3.45/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of alcohline_trip
4.16/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of madelf66
4.29/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Fresh Hop Pale Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 1,589 ratings
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