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Local Hero #7 (Pale Rover) | Big Al Brewing

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Brewed by:
Big Al Brewing
Washington, United States

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by beertunes on 04-22-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 2
Reviews by Bfarr:
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3.86/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This pours a golden hazy yellow with a nice creamy head. A yeasty, spicy aroma leads to a big wheat and spice taste. I can't place most of the herbs or spices with the glass I had but there is quite a bit to it. It has a thin but creamy mouthfeel and an almost tangy finish with a little hop lingering.

The herbs and spices are slightly overwhelming but they're not completely distracting and really still quite pleasant. I really liked the tangy finish and really wouldn't have minded having another one.

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3.7/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This is the latest in the series from Big Al, in which they have a local homebrewer come in and brew one of their recipes in the big system. The beer poured a pretty honey-gold color with a nice fluffy white head that had good retention and lacing.

The aroma is a very good combination of yeasty spice, semi-sweet malt and hop tartness. The taste is right there with the scent, a very tasty blend of flavors.

The body was light and smooth, perhaps a touch thinner than I would have liked, but I didn't gig the beer for it. Drinkability was very good you could easily have several of these, and I think I will.

Overall, a very nice take on the style, worth some effort to seek out.

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Local Hero #7 (Pale Rover) from Big Al Brewing
3.78 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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