Ace Hole Pale Ale | Marshall Wharf Brewing Company / Three Tides Restaurant

Ace Hole Pale AleAce Hole Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.87/5
146 Ratings
Ace Hole Pale AleAce Hole Pale Ale
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): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our newest regular member of the pale ale lineup. Hopped with Sorachi Ace and Citra hops.

Added by sprucetip on 04-02-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,645
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
146
pDev:
13.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 146 |  Reviews: 28
Photo of Sammy
3.89/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of jlindros
4.22/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Dry-hopped Firkin at the Anniversary festival.

Light fizzy head, hazy golden tan orange color.

Nose has some fresh resin, grassy hops, little citrus and tropical fruit, fairly floral though too.

Taste has more fresh hops, grassy and floral, some citrus with tropical fruits, papaya and nectarine strike me, a light sweet reddish malt, fairly bitter, and quite resinous with a light hop oil.

Mouth is med bodied, decent carb for firkin, little oily.

Overall pretty good, nice hops, quite fresh tasting, light malty base, pretty close to the original beer but with fresh hops and oily resins added mostly.

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Photo of Rifugium
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at Three Tides, Belfast, ME

Poured a clear orange-yellow with a small white head and very little carbonation. Crisp citrusy hops all over the aroma. Citrus zest in the taste, balanced very well with light sugar and lightly toasted malts. Light-medium mouthfeel and a bit syrupy sweet; easily drinkable.

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3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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3.64/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Can from Bier Cellar Portland
Deep golden color with a huge frothy white head that persists forever. The citrus and earthy tropical hop notes seem to clash a little. Decent brew, but probably nothing I'd seek out again.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of GarthDanielson
4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a tallboy can into a shaker pint, the beer is a rich, crystal clear, copper gold coloring with a slow roll of carbonation bubbling in the body, and a foamy, light, off-white head that laces the glass as you drink. Aromas of grass, cedar, subtle blueberry, sticky and dank moss highlights, subtle citrus notes, and a rich caramel backbone. Very balanced, but still with a hoppy, sticky lean. The flavors are resinous and dank forward, with pine pitch and tassel notes, rich caramel backbone, subtle grapefruit and tropical fruit highlights, and a sticky, wet grass and pepper spice blend at the tail end. Very bitter and resinous throughout, lingering on as a solid aftertaste. You know your palate is wrestling some big hop profiles when you drink this one. The body is robust, but the dryness and bitterness provides an edge to the otherwise smooth feel. The finish is dry, resinous, and with a decent linger. This is a really solid APA.

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of puboflyons
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From the 16 fl. oz. can dated 5/14/16. Sampled on May 22, 2016.

It pours a slightly hazy straw yellow with lots of carbonation bubbles heading upwards to a tremendous but soft cream colored head.

Big aroma of toasted bread, toasted biscuit, citrus, and herbs. Rosemary maybe?

Medium body.

Easy drinking toastiness with a vibrant bitter hop finish. But still balanced overall. Hop heads should like it even though it is not an IPA or DIPA.

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Photo of epyon396
3.37/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tigg924
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: 1 inch head, high carbonation, gold in color, cloudy

Smell: citrus hops and pine hops

Taste: citrus hops and pine hops--light honey and malt to balance out the beer

Mouthfeel: sweetish start with a dry bitter middle and aftertaste, light body, medium carbonation

Overall: A nice dry and hoppy beer that is never overly bitter. One of the better pale ales I have had. I am glad I picked up a four pack of this and would get it again if I wanted this style.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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Ace Hole Pale Ale from Marshall Wharf Brewing Company / Three Tides Restaurant
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 146 ratings
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