Poleeko Pale Ale | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
553 Ratings
Poleeko Pale AlePoleeko Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
avbc.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Poleeko Pale Ale is an exceptionally flavorful and well-balanced beer. With a bright, citrus hop profile and mild malt flavors reminiscent of English biscuits, the aromas of pink grapefruit and lemon zest compliment the brisk, balanced finish to create a truly refined American Pale Ale.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
553
Reviews:
325
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
12.6%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
47
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 553 |  Reviews: 325
Photo of Ciocanelu
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pdonovan16
3.52/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beer-Ed
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phar0s
3.76/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chubenzino
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcmchew
3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bsm80x
3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.15/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chadski
2.89/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Flat poor with no head and very little lacing. Crisp finish is the best attribute.

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Photo of Timmmmaaayyy
4.8/5  rDev +26%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

My favorite pale ale. No wonder it's won gold medals. Top notch beer, though I am not a fan of too much hoppiness - so if that is what you are looking for, the Poleeko may not fit that bill.

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Photo of hozersr
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KMani
4.15/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lelampp
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PhillyStyle
3.31/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

The beer appeared a hazy orange with a light white head that faded to a thin cap and left a little lacing. Citrus hops, nothing more, nothing less. That pretty well covers the taste as well. Certainly expected more balance from an APA. The beer was easy to drink, smooth and finished with a nice bitter aftertaste.

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Photo of jrob21
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ovaltine
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of samtrillo
3.08/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Tasted and acted more like a lager to me. Not much of a hop presence at all. Some sweet malt. But it really tasted like a lager not an ale to me.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Alpha309
3.62/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beervana
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Falcone
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nikigava
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of olradetbalder
2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

Photo of jakecattleco
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Poleeko Pale Ale from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 553 ratings.
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