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Belgian Pale Ale | Bootlegger's Brewery

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Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery
California, United States

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Halcyondays on 01-30-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of womencantsail
4.1/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Bootlegger's

A: The pour is almost amber, maybe burnt orange, with a finger of khaki colored head.

S: Pretty typical Belgian aromas happening here. A lot of yeast contributions such as banana, bubblegum, and miscellaneous spice notes (most notably, pepper and coriander). As the beer warmed up a little bit, a lot of peach aroma started to come through.

T: Bubblegum, bananas, and peaches are all (again) very strong in terms of their presence. I get some decent spice character and quite a bit of malt, which is mostly toffee and bread flavors.

M: The body is medium with a lively carbonation.

D: My other favorite from the pilot beers. This one was really quite well done.

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Photo of Halcyondays
4.29/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Bootlegger's,

A: Pours a dark orange, darker than I expected for sure, perhaps we are looking at a Belgian amber. Medium white head, no lace.

S: Peppery hops and spice notes, crystal malt, semi-sweet.

T: Good undercurrent of "amber" malt flavour. The malt melds very well with the yeast and the hops, making a grassy rustic semi-sweet flavour which is just delicious.

M: Medium-bodied, firm crisp carbonation, refreshing, easy to drink.

D: My clear favourite of my day at Bootlegger's, hope they make this one a regular, great job Leo.

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Belgian Pale Ale from Bootlegger's Brewery
4.19 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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