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Blood Orange Pale Ale | Great South Bay Brewery

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Brewed by:
Great South Bay Brewery
New York, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A delightful mid summer day's dream comes to life with our Blood Orange Pale Ale. We blend the finest quality Blood Oranges with our ever popular original Pale Ale recipe to produce this remarkably refreshing hand crafted beer. The secret to its splendor is just the right combination of hand chosen American hops to accentuate the natural bitterness and citrus flavors of the the Blood Orange. You'll be pleased with how amazingly the malt, hops, and blood orange meld together to create a sensation in a beer like a sunrise on a clear summer morning! We've never brewed anything quite like our Blood Orange Pale and we're happy to do so to keep you revitalized throughout the summer months.

Added by Gmann on 04-14-2012

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1/5  rDev -71.8%

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1/5  rDev -71.8%

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1.56/5  rDev -56.1%

Photo of bregnisier
1.66/5  rDev -53.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Pretty freaking awful. Take a crap pale ale and mix it with "natural flavors" (aka more crap) and this is what you're left with. Tastes like the medicine you had as a child for a sore throat and leaves you feeling worse. Bought a six pack of it earlier, drank half of a bottle and tossed the rest. It's that bad. Steer clear. In fact, run away -- it's awful.

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1.8/5  rDev -49.3%

Photo of Rutkiller
1.94/5  rDev -45.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Bland bland bland. Absolutely zero orange/citrus flavor.

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Photo of acropolis
1.99/5  rDev -43.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Jwburns75
2.02/5  rDev -43.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Had one of these out tonight. A Long Island beer so I'd love to support my locals but this beer is just not good. Underwhelming across the board. I've had one or two decent beers from GSB, but this one is not it. Bartender poured this from a bottle, did not see her pour but there was no head to speak of, no lacing whatsoever. There was a distant hint of an orangey smell but completely unmemorable. The orange up front taste is weird. The mouthfeel is thin. Not impressed to say the least.

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2.12/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

12 oz bottle. Pours amber with a small, short lived, white head. Nose is of orange soda. Body is medium and crisp. Oranges, citrusy hops and bready malt combine on the palate. Finish is long, orangey. Too much of orange taste in this brew.

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2.25/5  rDev -36.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -36.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
2.53/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

it has kind of an unusual chalky smell reminiscent of airborne brand dissolve-able tablets, which lends it an artificial character unlike the more desirable citrus notes that I tend to enjoy in beer.

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

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2.8/5  rDev -21.1%

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2.9/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ljbonadonna92
2.98/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Tasted very artificial. Not a pleasant beer at all.

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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Blood Orange Pale Ale from Great South Bay Brewery
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 243 ratings
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