Fresh Hop Pale Ale | Great Divide Brewing Company

1,588 Ratings
Fresh Hop Pale AleFresh Hop Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

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

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3.76/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a New Belgium globe glass.

A: Poured a clear, gold/orange/copper with about 2 fingers of foamy off white head. This dropped back to light lacing, a foam ring and sticky foam on the sides of the glass.

S: Some hops, malts, grapefruit and maybe some other citrus, hay/freshly mowed grass. I detected just a hint of pine at the end of the first whiff.

T: Hops up front followed quickly by the citrus and malt backbone. With that, a sourness and a grass-like flavor as the beer warmed in the glass. Drinks pretty clean with a dryer, bitter finish. Spicy??? Though I tasted that, not too sure. No alcohol taste detected.

M: Light to medium body with a dry finish, leaving a hoppy, spicy taste on the back of the tongue. Carbonation was good, not too much, not too little.

O: Decent take on the pale ale from Great Divide. Very drinkable, finishes well and it's definitely something I would have no problems buying again.


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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted in a Rastal Teku glass from a 12 oz bottle. 55 IBUs. Look is amber with medium white head and lingering lacing. Smell is bitter citrus, mint, grass, herbs, light pine and bread malt aromas. Taste is bitter citrus rind, mint, spice, pine, grass and light toasted malt flavors. Feel is medium to light in body with a creamy finish.

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Fresh Hop Pale Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
4.08 out of 5 based on 1,588 ratings.
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