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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
redhook.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Bouleboubier on 03-23-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
104
Ratings:
721
Avg:
3.35
pDev:
38.81%
 
 
Wants:
15
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202
For Trade:
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Reviews: 104 | Ratings: 721
Reviews by boilermakerbrew:
Photo of boilermakerbrew
3.88/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A- Pours a slightly hazy, bright yellowish-orange in color. Small to average sized head of 1.5 to 2 fingers. Retention is ok, down to a thin layer of lace on the top. Lacing is also ok, with just a little bit of lace curtain down the glass.

S- Off the bat, this brew greets you with a small to medium dose of citrus and floral hops scent. Just a slight hint of pine-like flavor in there too. Underlying the mild hops is a hint of slightly sweet malt base.

T- Starts with a mostly malty sweetness that is lighter than a caramel malt and brown sugar flavor, but a little heavier than a pale malt sweetness. Moves into some of the hops displayed in the scent, but they are subdued in the scent by comparison. The slight bitterness provided by the hops has a fairly citrus flavor profile. Hops bitterness lingers ever so little on the palate before the brew slips off the tongue.

M- Light and highly carbonated, this pale ale was meant to be crushed like the label says. Very sessionable, with a mild hops profile that leaves your palate intact for the next beer.

Overall, this isn't a ground breaking beer, but it is what Dan and the Danettes intended their beer to be; good tasting and crushable. This is a beer to have with wings on a Friday afternoon.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.05/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A : Pours a mellow golden hazy hue, coloring in a 30% opacity, with a very nicely layered and stable 2 finger head. The head leaves webs and lace on the sides as it recedes.

S : Lots of dense, malty grains, maybe stashed in a wooden bucket. Some faint pine pokes through but the hop is largely juicy citrus. Some bready smells also accompany the aroma.

T : Mildly piney, with a lot of orange and orange peel. This is held up by a solid foundation of cracker and bread malts, a little yeast, and ends on a citrus rind note.

F : Light bodied, airy, not particularly dense at all, with a mild carbonation underneath. It ends somewhat fizzy and semi-dry.

O : I remember the first time I tried a pale ale that I liked. I bought it from the Wolf Stop in Aberdeen, SD. This reminds me of that beer. It takes me back to a time when I was first trying different styles and I landed on an example of the pale ale category that I thought did pretty well by me. Audible Ale does a pretty good job if I do say so. I'd buy this in a sixer, it's a solid APA.

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Photo of oberon
3.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours from the stubby bottle into a standard pint glass a clear light to medium golden with a thin quick to fade head that leaves no trace behind.Caramel malts and toasty grain the nose with not much hop presence except for a hint of herb.Flavors are alot of caramel/biscuit with mild herbal/leafy hops,this seems much more like an English pale than an American one in my opinion.It goes down pretty easy but there isn't much going on as far as complexity.En Fuego...

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Photo of mojohawk21
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of Turbo
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of t2grogan
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of markallmon
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of RoninBirdman
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Lazaro
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of SunDevilBeer
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Billolick
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of mrbiando
5/5  rDev +49.3%

Photo of talbotjf99
3.32/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GuidedByVoices
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.53/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Golden amber with a thin white head. No lacing on the glass.

Smell: Hops, pine, and citrus notes.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium to light bodied. Taste of bitter pine/hops with a subtle citrus taste in the background.

Overall: Decent brew. I would have it again.

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Photo of pulphead
3.24/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hugh37
2.48/5  rDev -26%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Just about as ordinary as one can get. If it were labeled Bud Light, I would have no complaints, but it is not so labeled. I expect more from producers branding themselves as 'craft beers'.

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Photo of rhinonau
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Janeinma
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Oberson58
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Not much to it, goes down smooth. Dan Patrick is a jackass, not sure why they would let him put his name on the bottle - the beer is better than that.

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Photo of ChaseBacon
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Franziskaner
3.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Copper colored with excellent clarity. Lots of carbonation bubbles are churning from within. Heavy lacing. There's a quarter inch head of eggshell white. Aroma is of light malt and fresh bread. The flavor seems a bit muted with some light malt and bready notes. Just a trace of gentle bittering hops are detectable. The mouthfeel is light and smooth.

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Photo of fionn13
2.69/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

There is a little less taste than there is smell I wasn't expecting the best but I expected more but for 4.7% I'm setting the bar too high. It lacks in taste it's good for a summer session beer but if had a little of hop after taste it would be a lot better. It's too watery for me but since it's cheaper than most it ok but to be honest most of the rest of their stuff is above part.

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Photo of tyleeis
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of bisq
3.52/5  rDev +5.1%

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Redhook Audible Ale from Redhook Ale Brewery
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