46'er Pale Ale | Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company

46'er Pale Ale46'er Pale Ale
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46'er Pale Ale46'er Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by sponberg on 10-20-2002

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Ratings: 140 |  Reviews: 102
Photo of SLeffler27
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of cbord459
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of micromaniac129
3.97/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A rich burnt orange amber color with a slight head and moderate carbonation.
Aroma has a slight hint of citrus and floral hints. Malts seems to get in line behind an English style. A heavy malt presence.
Taste is citrusy hops and sweet bready malts .
Taste is smooth and has a bitter finish.
A good beer easy drinking .

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Photo of bassbase
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of BucannonXC5
3.33/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Lake Placid Brewery in Lake Placid, N.Y., on June 28, 2012. Draft into pint glass. Two fingers of head when I got it. Caramel copper color. Soft frothy lacing with good retention.

Smelled lemon citrus, grain, biscuit and caramel.

Tasted English style pale ale malts. Bread, biscuit, light citrus, iced tea, rye.

Medium-to-light body. Oily texture. Average carbonation. Long, bitter finish.

Nothing too special, nothing too bad. A good beer to start my trip in Lake Placid.

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Photo of mitch3114
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of chrisdexter
4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Knapp85
3.12/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This poured out as a nice looking copper color with a decent foamy white head on it. The smell of this beer to me was a little on the gross side. I don't know if it was starting to skunk or what but it wasn't a good aroma at all. The taste had a good caramel sweetness that was balanced with the hippy bitterness. The mouthfeel was decent, good carbonation to it and drinkable medium bodied brew. Overall this would have been much better if I didn't hold my breath on every sip I took. Who knows...

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Photo of animal69
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of fizzyted
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of nh2032
4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of SickGnar
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: A nice warm & bright copper color – leaning just a bit dark and red. Clear with plentiful bubbles rising to the golden, off-white adequate size cap of foam that leaves a good fair bit of lace.

S: Fruity esters, pale & light crystal malts, herbal & grassy hops (not in your face, but present), and a hint of diacetyl. Nice inviting, approachable aromatics.

T: Nicely rounded pale malt with doughy, grainy, and biscuity notes. Some light crystal / caramel notes, a bit of malt sweetness, and faint bread crust round things out with a ghost hint of roast at the very end. Estery fruit notes show through as well, though softer than in the nose – just some muted apple / pear notes. Balancing hops out middle to end. Though mostly grassy and herbal, they also have a hint of muted & muddled citrus and an earthy touch in the finish. Diacetyl is noticeable at the margins.

M: Medium body with carbonation more to US level than English level. A bit of texture, but hops and possibly the hint of roast take the finish drying.

D: Overall a quite good English style pale. A bit much carbonation and a tad large at 6.0 percent, but the aroma and flavor are spot on. It is very rounded and balanced while being appropriately more muddied than a US version with lots of esters and some diacetyl.

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Photo of nezelrac
3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured from a 12oz bottle into a tulip

A - slightly hazy orange/amber; finger and a half of light tan foam that quickly fades to a dense ring and scant surface covering of small bead

S - lots of pine and citrus up front backed by caramel and gently bready malt notes

T - follows the nose - pine and citrus hops woven through a caramel malt body; a little simple and a little too much malt (without the depth of flavor) for the style; hops don't have much punch with all the malt

M - CO2 is high for the malty body - makes it disjointed; once the CO2 settles down there is a very appealing smoothness; the hops don't give much bitter edge

O - a good beer, and quite drinkable; falls a little short as a pale ale, though

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Photo of dogfishandi
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12oz bottle out of the fridge poured into a SA perfect pint glass. no freshness date.

pours out slightly hazy, golden, copper, orange color with a one finger of soapy head that fell to a patchy ring within minutes. small spots of lace.

fairly hoppy aroma. dank, floral, pine resiny hops with just a hint of biscuity malt detectable.

lots of grassy hops with some sharp bitterness. a touch floral and a bit of pine as well. metallic, biscuity malts just fall short of balancing. just a hint of alcohol detectable.

light body, but kind of a muddy feel, slightly overcarbonated.

good drinkability. wont buy again.

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Photo of maddogruss
3.38/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Got a bottle of this from the local beer shop.

A: Pours A golden, amber body with a pretty thick, silky white head with excellent retention and lacing all the way until the finish.

S: A fairly sweet, slightly honey-like and sweet toffee smelling beer; Some floral notes were evident in the smell as well as subtle alcohol notes.

T: A pretty sweet, toffee and slight honey tasting beer; some earthy notes were evident in the aftertaste with some warming alcohol present as well. Some slight, sweet fruitiness (citrus, perhaps?) were also evident, yielding a nice, dry finish.

M: A slightly overcarbonated, light bodied drinking beer that make it slightly disappointingly average.

D: Ok mouthfeel and taste combination made for an ok drinking experience. Slight overcarbonation took away a little form the beer, but, otherwise, a decent beer overall.

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Photo of TheHopMonster
3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a nice deep orange, with plenty of foamy white head. Retention is decent. This really caught me off guard, but its not filtered. Tons of sediment floating around, It looks like a home brew which I find very appealing.

Smells of pine and citrus thanks to the decent amount of floral hops. My guess that Cascade is the dominate hop used to form this ale.

First taste is very enjoyable, with strong hop characteristics up front and a mellow yet satisfying malty toasty finish. Bitter with a decent amount of malt to tame the bitterness. As I drink more I can confidently say Cascade is the main bittering hop.

Its been done before countless of times but this pale ale is very enjoyable and I give big respects to the small Lake Placid brewery.

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Photo of gskitt
4.07/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A- Hazy, pale orange with an impossible white head, thick, stays forever.
S- Lemons and pine, herbal.
T- toasted nuts? Hops comes in second, herbal and really balanced. Not as much citrus as advertised in the smell. Wow, didn't think I would like this beer so much.
M- Tacky with some residual hops lingering.
D- This is a pub beer, and at 6%, you could stay in the pub for a long time.
Really like this beer.

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Photo of ngeunit1
3.65/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a cloudy amber color with some nice fuzzy white head with pretty decent retention and some really nice lacing left behind.

S - Some fairly sweet, almost citrusy malt is the most present aroma. There is a slight amount of herbal notes and a touch of hops.

T - Starts of with some mild maltiness. Then it gets a bit sweeter as the citrus flavors and hops add to the growing malt flavor. The hops make for a tiny bit of a bite at the end.

M - Medium bodied and just a bit too much carbonation, which is a bit above medium level. Though it does make the beer feel a little more crisp, it feels a bit too fizzy on the tongue for the level of flavor.

D - Overall, the flavors are okay, the mouthfeel could just use a little work. The flavors overall are balanced quite well, just a little bit to subtle overall. Overall, fairly crisp and easy to drink.

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46'er Pale Ale from Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
Beer rating: 39.3% out of 100 with 140 ratings
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