Tug Pale Ale | Marshall Wharf Brewing Company / Three Tides Restaurant

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88
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32 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Marshall Wharf Brewing Company / Three Tides Restaurant
Maine, United States
marshallwharf.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our classic pale ale. Named for the Tugboats that share our part of Belfast Harbor.

Added by deltatauhobbit on 06-09-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
32
Reviews:
9
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
12.17%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 32 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of Sammy
3.3/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of SavageHopHead
3.66/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of illpass78
3.94/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pint on draft at Acadia National Bar in Portland.

Appearance: Clear copper with a one-finger eggshell head.

Aroma: Grains, grass, floral hops, herbaceous character.

Taste: Grains and citrus with noticeable hops. Some caramel. Maybe lemon.

Mouthfeel: Very easy drinker. Perfect session depth.

Overall: Very good pale ale. All-purpose type beer that should please everyone except for weirdos who hate flavor.

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Photo of ryoc3516
4.28/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of jebrew
3.57/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of psdriscoll
3.33/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ale207
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rjp217
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of Suzu
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

Photo of grittly
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Pwbres
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Jeffrey2310
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of mendvicdog
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of craft_shannie
3/5  rDev -28.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of jlindros
4.42/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tap at the pub.
Light fizzy head covering as its filled to the brim of the pint glass and pushed out all the goodness of a head, slight hazy amber orange color. After some finagling I can see a nice lacing on the sides.

Nose light grassy floral hops, light amber malts, great noble and cascade like hop,

Taste nice fresh grassy spicy hops, little citrus, almost chewy with a light amber malt base, great bitterness, nice spicy grassy centennial like hop. Long dry bitter spicy grassy hop finish, touch of grapefruit like.

Mouth is med bodied, dec carb.

Overall quite nice, how an apa should be done, almost perfected.

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Photo of rudzud
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed on tap at Marshall Wharf outside on the pier.

A - Poured into a standard pint glass to the brim a copper crystal clear hue with a almost nonexistent head due to a bad pour.

S - Aromas are rather light in the hops gentle and light malt sweetness. Very light and enjoyable.

T - Taste is similar, super light grassy hops with gentle malt sweetness. Super light citrus with subtle malt sweetness.

M - Mouthfeel is nice though slightly thin, very enjoyable and refreshing.

O - Overall this beer was the most enjoyable of Marshall Wharf beers, excluding this a chaos varieties.

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Photo of GarthDanielson
3.95/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap and served in a tumbler pint, the beer is a light copper-tan coloring with a filmy head. Aromas of light, grassy, resiny hops with a toasted backbone. Flavors are green and hoppy on the forward tongue, with a light, overpowered malt backbone. Hoppy and green aftertaste, both bitter and drying. Clean, dry finish. This beer is very drinkable, and very tasty.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Tug Pale Ale from Marshall Wharf Brewing Company / Three Tides Restaurant
4.19 out of 5 based on 32 ratings.
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