Dead Arm Pale Ale | COAST Brewing Company

Dead Arm Pale AleDead Arm Pale Ale
BA SCORE
92.7%
Liked This Beer
4.11 w/ 150 ratings
Dead Arm Pale AleDead Arm Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
COAST Brewing Company
South Carolina, United States
coastbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Highly hopped, lighter body. Ya know, West Coast Bro.

Added by jsanford on 02-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,008
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
150
Liked:
139
Avg:
4.11/5
pDev:
8.27%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
24
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 150 |  Reviews: 32
Reviews by Cbmccarthy:
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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Photo of CavemanRamblin
3.77/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcorn
3.84/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of chinchill
3.95/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 can, dated Feb. 2016, served in a Belgian snifter.
Pours cloudy, pale apricot with a very good head that leaves ample lacing.

Fruity-hoppy aroma and flavor.
The flavor carries a faint fruity tartness, mild-medium bitterness, and a strong hop level for style.

Medium body with very well-set carbonation. Crisp and some dryness in the finish.

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Photo of tastybeer
4.2/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Tangerine orange/amber gold color under a pleasantly foamy off white head. Lace forms in patchy blotches as the head recedes into a bubbly ring and foam pile at the center.

S: Aroma brings all sorts of fruity/hoppy Spring friendly goodness. Floral...wild flowers/dandelions, melon, peach, passionfruit, and sweet grapefruit. Nice grainy and biscuity malts all over.

T: First thing you notice is the extreme dryness. Then comes grassy, fruity, citrus, and coniferous vegetation. Good chewy malts under frosty hop crystal bitterness.

M: Dry and smacky. Nice fine carbonation. Chalky....

O: Great beer but maybe too dry.

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Photo of KenC
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of SomethingClever
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can poured into spiegelau IPA glass canned on 2/8

A: Small soapy white head that settles to a film. Body is a gold yellow with a slight bit of haze.

S: Slightly rotted fruit, pineapple, crackers malts, light grass, honeydew

T: Crackery maltiness, honeydew, cantaloupe, light grapefruit, light lemon, and grass

M: Medium birdied lighter carbonation slight bitter finish

O: This is a solid beer, It has a lot of Crackery maltiness but it seems like the citra hops really pop well in this beer. Good stuff.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm trying this at my Bestie's in Charlotte. It poured a hazy orangish with white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent had hints of tangerine peel. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink. The Mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it was a solid beer.

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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery. Served in a taster.

Appearance - Hazy orange. Small head. Minimal lacing.

Smell - Great citrus hop aroma. Aggressive hop bomb aroma. Just a bit of malt.

Taste - Aggressive hop flavor up front. Citrusy. Simple. But nice. Grain in the middle, but it's weak by comparison. The hop flavor builds and gets very strong in the finish. Bitter and extremely hoppy in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Way too hoppy in the finish. Not necessarily over bitter, but the hop flavor gets very sharp.

Overall - Great up front but too strong in the back. I seldom wish a beer to be better balanced, but I wish this were.

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Photo of Kegatron
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of MartyIU13
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thagr81us
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had during Brewvival 2012! Poured by The Boy King himself! Served from cask into a Brewvival sampler imperial pint. Poured a pale yellow with a minimal white head. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, citrus, citrus hop, earth, and a nice floral note. The flavor was of sweet malt, wheat, citrus, earth, floral, and earthy hop. It had a light feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a good brew. I really like how there was a nice floral note going on in this one to add some complexity and pleasantness to the overall brew. The citrus was also a very nice touch, but I just wish there would have been a little more to make this brew explode on the palate. Really glad I got the chance to try this one and hope that COAST starts doing this one regularly in the future for others to enjoy.

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Photo of ConradKenney
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sonofliberty2
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jimmy82063
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of dvmin98
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of emerge077
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft pint at the brewery.
Hazy golden orange, visible carbonation. Compact head of foam, random arcs of lacing in the glass. Bitter orange and grapefruit peel in the aroma and taste, balanced pale malt presence and a moderate hop bitterness. Light enough, on the verge of medium bodied. Overall a nice standard session APA, well made with no flaws.

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Photo of RandyKemka
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of exposur3
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of boonejag75
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of pjhalifax
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of jsanford
4.47/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Brewvival 2012. I believe this was a Simcoe-heavy Pale Ale that came out of the tanks just days prior to the festival. Cask.

Poured a clear gold with a soapy white head that leaves spotty lacing. Typically pretty COAST brew. Simcoe-heavy aromas of grapefruit, orange peel, and some crisp light malt. Taste is similar to the nose, super-fresh and drinkable, with more Simcoe-esque flavors of grapefruit and light malt. Not sure how this differs from the Simcoe Pale released last year, but both are damn tasty. Medium-bodied, with a very crisp mouthfeel and solid carbonation. Another great COAST Pale Ale, unpretentious and exactly what it should be!

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Photo of jmarsh123
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours cloudy light gold. Big fluffy white head leaving excellent retention and some clumps of lacing.

Lots of dank resiny hops with some floral and citrus notes as well. A bit of a bready malt profile, but mostly hops.

Lots of bright citrus up front. The dank piney hops comes through more in the finish. A little bit of bready malt, but this one is decidedly west coast style.

A medium body with a touch of creaminess. A bit high on carbonation, but with the lighter profile it'll do.

Wonderfully easy drinking beer. Very much enjoyed this one.

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Dead Arm Pale Ale from COAST Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92.7% out of 100 with 150 ratings
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