Comet Tail Pale Ale | Blue Hills Brewery

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Comet Tail Pale AleComet Tail Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Blue Hills Brewery
Massachusetts, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by morebeergood on 03-03-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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2/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had a bomber tonight of the newest release from Blue Hills. Poured into an Irish style pint glass. Hazy orange body. Thick white heads forms with a heavy pour. Some lacing, but not much. Smell had a really malty character to it. Great flavor. Lots of malt up front, with notes of caramel and toffee. Then the blend of hops hits the back of your throat at the end. Super smooth mouthfeel, with a creaminess that made this beer easy to drink. Low abv aided with the drinkability too. Great beer for a session or for someone looking for a nicely hopped APA. Easily could enjoy a growler of this one night. Great new addition to the Blue Hills lineup.

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2.25/5  rDev -40.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a reluctant 1/8" off-white head which faded pretty fast. The body in masstone looked like ice tea but held to the light it's a pretty hazy apricot. It smells nicely of toasted malt but not much else. The tast has the nice toasted malt and also some cocoa butter and a bit of a rye aftertaste. Fairly long bitter but pleasant finish. Frankly I quite enjoyed this.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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Comet Tail Pale Ale from Blue Hills Brewery
3.77 out of 5 based on 41 ratings.
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