Flying Goose Pale Ale | Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grille

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Brewed by:
Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grille
New Hampshire, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A touch darker and meatier, this pale is lighter on the torso yet stronger on the mouth.

Added by Jason on 02-20-2005

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Photo of Jason
2.33/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Hazy golden color, some lacing. Musty buttery aroma, odd malt and hops in the nose. Buttery slickness, somewhat sweet with a tart hop in the middle. A bit watery with very little body. Odd maltiness, not very tasty at all. Finishes with more musty buttery flavor.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.27/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Reviewed from notes. The appearance was a light amber to orange sort of color with a small off white foamy head that slid off pretty quick. The aroma had some semi-sweet and dried biscuit to white bread notes up front and having a little bit of floral to grassy hops underneath. The flavor had that same sort of dried biscuit/bready sweet maltiness all throughout with a light aftertaste. Finish was all about the breadiness. The palate was between light and medium bodied with a decent sessionability about it. Fairly low carbonation and an ABV that felt appropriate. Overall, not much of an APA, but also not exactly a top notch beer. It’s just an all around drinker easy to take down with food.

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Photo of puboflyons
3.27/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

From a growler acquired at the brewpub. Sampled on August 13, 2013.

It has an amber-orange pour mainly with a pretty good sized white, foamy head. Pretty good clarity.

On the nose I am getting some biscuit malt notes but the character is more reflecting the floral hop notes. But overall it seems fairly well balanced.

The body is in the medium range.

The taste begins with a likable pale malt character but then the earthy and floral hops come in from behind leaving a slightly bitter finish. I think this is an OK beer and I like it better than other reviewers it seems.

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Photo of u2carew
2.88/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A) Thin to no head. Bronze in color. Thin sticky lacing.
S) Earthy hop aroma. Light malty sweetness, but overall just bland.
T) Very malty sweet up front. Then quickly moves to a hop bitterness. Some sourness resides at the back of the tongue in the aftertaste.
M) Sharp and bitter. Some CO2 fizziness. Medium body. Some tannin feel. Just slightly chewy.
D) Closer to and ESB than a pale ale. Too bitter for me.

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Photo of johnnnniee
3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Brad007
3.88/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an amber/light copper color with a one finger head.

Aroma is light and full of bread with a subtle hop bitterness.

Taste is light with bready malt and hops upfront. Seems balanced.

Mouthfeel is a bit dry and full of lingering flavors.

A very nice pale ale. Drinkable and just right.

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Photo of riderwbd
3.95/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ScottP
2.62/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TheBirdSanc
3/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of swinyeju
2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of RRC03
2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of Big_V
3.25/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Flying Goose Pale Ale from Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grille
Beer rating: 3.14 out of 5 with 12 ratings
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