Primal Pale Ale | Evolution Craft Brewing Company

Primal Pale AlePrimal Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.45/5
237 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#41,000
Reviews:
60
Ratings:
237
pDev:
12.75%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
36
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 237 |  Reviews: 60
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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Photo of hophugger
3.34/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RyanByorick
4.15/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wander4
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of LLC
4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LoudRed
3.45/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of avisong
3.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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

Let me start by saying I really like Evo in general. And this rating is probably skewed slightly considering lot 3 is one of my go to beers. Just ended up being a mediocre pale ale.

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Photo of Lettsgo3
4.25/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Delicious mix of hops and barley... Solid choice

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Photo of Barleycorn
3.66/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of baconfromwalmart
4.1/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Burkbom23
3.54/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy orange body with a small, lasting, off-white cap. Malty aroma with distant floral hops and a note of citrus. Malty body with minimal bitterness. Decent, but not my thing.

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Photo of JesseKilgannon
4.03/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of WallstreetB
3.21/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of thgreatrandini
2.35/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Not the best thing they make. Stick to lot 3 and 6

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Photo of ptat
4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paresis
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of Markbienvenu
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of LouieBreschi
4/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of BcOneSeven
3.56/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of jmdrpi
3.33/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

on draft, in a shaker pint glass.

clear, yellowish golden in color - white head that fades. mild earthy hop aroma. not enough malt flavor or hop flavor - either way to stand out. thinner bodied.

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Primal Pale Ale from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 237 ratings
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