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Galaxy Pale Ale | Dust Bowl Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Dust Bowl Brewing Company
California, United States
dustbowlbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by jethrodium on 06-07-2012

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5
Ratings:
15
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
26.8%
 
 
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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 15
Photo of E_J
3.67/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Above average "session IPA" style beer but has some malt flavor too not just hops with water like backbone. Maybe this is a new style "session pale ale"? Not bad at all.

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Photo of LADaveBN
4.31/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From draft at DB's restaurant/taproom. Called "DB Pale Ale" which is their Galaxy hop pale ale. Nose is hallmark Galaxy: super tropical fruits, mango, pineapple, guava. Taste is much the same. Somewhat dry finish. Medium carb. Overall, excellent. Love me some Galaxy hopped PAs. This is as good as many others I have tried.

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Photo of Wowcoolman
4.34/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Wonderful offering from Dust Bowl. The hops show so well on this one. Nose of sliced grapefruit, honey, hibiscus, malt, and fresh cut grass. Very well balanced, the malt backbone really enhances the hop profile. Well done, Dustbowl! I could drink this stuff all night.

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Photo of womencantsail
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The pour is hazy golden color with a white head. Citrus and mild pineapple on the nose. A touch of bready malt, melon, and floral hops. A fairly simple nose. The flavor is enjoyable. Bread and biscuit malt, grapeftuit, pineapple, and floral hops. A little bit of tea, maybe some pine bitterness on the finish.

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Photo of jethrodium
2.16/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

On tap at Beer Revolution. Pours a clear light golden amber with a small white head that has decent retention and leaves a good amount of lacing on the glass. The aroma is mango, buttered popcorn, caramel, and some apricot. The initial taste is mango, then some buttered popcorn, caramel, and some apple. The finish has a light bitterness and leaves a nasty buttered popcorn aftertaste. Medium body. Medium carbonation. This could have been a decent beer if it wasn't for the diacetyl.

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Galaxy Pale Ale from Dust Bowl Brewing Company
3.62 out of 5 based on 15 ratings.
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