Primal Pale Ale | Evolution Craft Brewing Company

BA SCORE
79
okay
236 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Primal Pale AlePrimal Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
evolutioncraftbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
28 IBU

Added by LilBeerDoctor on 07-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
236
Reviews:
60
Avg:
3.45
pDev:
13.33%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
36
For Trade:
0
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Photo of dcotom
3.46/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.69/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of grahuba
3.77/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of T-34-85
3.69/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.68/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of razorsdescent
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AceMartin31
4.29/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

It was pretty good

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Photo of Lucular
3.56/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BobMessina
2.88/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ConradKenney
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cmf
3.99/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jack_Frost79
2.85/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of needMIbeer
3.81/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Genx
3.13/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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2.94/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of JamLand
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dmorgan310
3.74/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lukebell15
3.44/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hozersr
3.49/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leroybrown10
2.97/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours a pale amber with good clarity. Small whitish head disappears quickly. Some small amount of lacing left behind.

Aroma is rather unpleasant. Vegetal. Stale. Some honey and floral hops. Mild caramel and toasted coconut.

Taste is very flat. Caramel and toffee. Grass, honey, and earth.

Medium body with low carbonation. Flat on the tongue and the flavors don't last.

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Photo of jmg480
3.55/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of batt6343
4.04/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Prue
3.21/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tkdchampxi
3.23/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Had on cask.

How i wish I could try this beer with standard carbonation. Unfortunately, I am left feeling like the beer I drank was probably lacking for reasons that are not entirely due to faults in the beer. Tasted like it would probably be pretty good if the hoppy notes were brighter and the beer were more fully carbonated. Hidden hop aromas that hinted at citrus, with a one-dimensional taste of bread.

All-in-all, what I had was too smooth, too flat, and too dull tasting. Some hops might be hiding in there, but what i had had all the appeal of room temperature coffee.

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Primal Pale Ale from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
3.45 out of 5 based on 236 ratings.
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