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Serrano Pale Ale | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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3.79/5
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43 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by ffejherb on 07-06-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
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Reviews:
10
Ratings:
43
pDev:
12.66%
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4.9/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.15/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.02/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of smcolw
3.51/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Nearly no head. No lace. Darker gold to amber color. Very light haze.

A bit of perfume to the nose.

Starts dry and malty but the finish brings heart from the hot pepper. Elevated carbonation with neutral to light body. Dry, peppery aftertaste.

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Photo of hanagan08
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bobbyhands
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SimcoeKid
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gspeer711
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StephRai
4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of bruindre
3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of Boone757
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of oso
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.17/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tasted during SDBW last week and reviewed from notes. Heard good things from other Chile beer lovers.

A- Fairly clear golden bodied from the keg. Small white head forms at the top but falls quickly to almost nothing looking like juice. Lace is just not happening and you wonder if it is from the peppers or oils in the vegetables themselves.

S- Peppers roasting on the grill all the way in a strong aroma. That classic jalapeno-serrano pepper flesh zing. Vegetable feel with burnt crisp veggie skin. Light yeast fruits and cracked malts.

T- Follows the nose nicely with some added yeast, pale fruits and bread. Also some more biscuit malts add nicely to the flavor. Nice medium spice level lingers from the beautiful roast pepper flavor.

MF- Creamy and foamy light bodied pale ale. Carbonation caresses the palate at a medium level. Spicy pepper lingers on the taste buds for some time after sipping.

Maybe the most depth to a pepper flavor in a beer that I can think of. I find the super grilled veggie pepper skin and good heat to be superior to most other Chile brews.

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of oberon
3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap yesterday at Jake's Billiards here in GSO.Poured into a goblet lighter orange infused golden with a thinner white head atop.Mellow chili heat in the nose,it's fresh and you could tell it was gonna have burn,light biscuit malt was detected as well.Fresh serrano flavor with a more mellow finishing burn,there is a light caramel maltiness with not much hop presence.I had two of these because I liked the burn,a nice beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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Serrano Pale Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 43 ratings
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