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Peacemaker Pale Ale | Lonerider Brewing Company

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Peacemaker Pale AlePeacemaker Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Lonerider Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Peacemaker is a west coast style American Pale Ale that uses several hop varieties to produce a unique and bountiful hop aroma with a balanced bitterness. A special blend of American and European malts make this a very well rounded, characterful beer.

Added by Kegatron on 12-20-2009

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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2.92/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Tasted On: 03-16-2014
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Shaker pint
Purchased: Single from Frugal MacDoogal, Nashville

A: Pours a dark copper-colored beer with a nicely sized white head. Very good lacing and head retention. Quite a bit of floating sediment is seen in the glass -- I'm guessing hop particles?

S: Aromas are pretty light, with a hint of grassy and floral hops and not much else.

T: The taste is mainly of hop bitterness, with no malt character. The bitterness has an unpleasant astringency to it.

M: The carbonation gives this a crisp mouthfeel with a medium body. The finish has hoppy bitterness and an aftertaste of the astringency noted before.

O: Overall I wasn't too pleased with this, my first beer from Lonerider. It seemed like a one-trick pony with bitterness as the only noticeable trait and marred by an off-taste.

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.91/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle -> snifter

A - medium gold, fairly clear, initial one finger soapy head, pretty good retention and lacing.

S - pine, floral, citrus, bread, earthy notes

T - The taste follows the nose to a large degree. The finish has a nice little bite with an almost charcoal like flavor.

M - adequate carbonation with a slight aftertaste

O - pretty much a standard pale ale; a good one, but hardly world class.

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3.83/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a chilled Brit pub pint glass.

Appearance 3.75: Poured out an attractive deep golden color. "Pale"? Not that I can see. Decent head (1/4") faded fast. OK lacing.

Smell 3.75: Very nice bouquet. Lots of hops, but some notes of deep barley malt and caramel as well.

Taste 4.0: Front is slightly sweet with a subtle hop bite. Middle is smooth with a subdued barley sweetness. Finish features more of the very pleasant (but assertive) hop medley and more of a deep barley taste along with a certain floral character and a hint of biscuit malt. Aftertaste is surprisingly long and features more of the pleasant hop character.

Mouthfeel 3.5: Nice and smooth and certainly enhances the enjoyment of the beer.

Overall 3.75: Surprising and not your everyday "micro making a macro" brew. Clean, crisp but assertive and hoppy, this beer is perfect for sessioning and would also go great with food. There is a depth to this beer that you will find appealing. Recommended.

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4.5/5  rDev +23%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -59%

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3.95/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a deep, dark golden body, delicately hazed, with a diminutive, white head. Very light lacing.

Smell: A mixture of melted caramel, fruity citrus, and leafy herbs with a backing of biscuit and resins.

Taste: Sweetish, caramel-brushed biscuit tops. Very lightly nutty. This combines for a taste of toffee. Hops are floral, fruity initially, then, a bit resiny as the bitterness begins to accumulate. Rebound of malty sweetness, though some bitterness remains, as the fruitiness combines into the semi-dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: A flavorful, hop-forward pale ale without going downright bananas on the bitterness.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Peacemaker Pale Ale from Lonerider Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 255 ratings
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