Osiris Pale Ale | Sun King Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
864 Ratings
Osiris Pale AleOsiris Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
sunkingbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by cnally on 08-22-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
864
Reviews:
226
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
11.14%
 
 
Wants:
80
Gots:
147
For Trade:
3
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3.53/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

My first trip to Indy was a few years ago during the Big 10 basketball tournament and one of the most memorable parts of that trip was a visit to the brand new Sun King brewery (www.sunkingbrewing.com). What made this place stick out to me was that they were just starting out and happened to be having a tasting event that day. For $10 we got 10 tickets, which means 10 drinks, as well as the opportunity to sit and visit or look around the brewery. As people were leaving they would give us their tickets which meant more beers for us. Needless to say, we got a little bit of buzz going but I remember the beers being very good.

Sun King doesn’t distribute outside of Indiana, yet, but my brother-in-law would bootleg Sun King products back to Iowa when they would return home to visit. Osiris isn’t a pale ale that is lighter in flavor, this pale ale bites back a bit with a nice resinous hop presence followed by some sweetness to balance it out.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.11/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Deep orange, amber color with a short lasting, white head. Clarified and very appealing.

Smell: Strong west coast, hop-forward presence. Smells primarily of grapefruit but some other citrus flavors are present as well as pine.

Taste: Definitely a hopped-up American pale ale that some may argue borders in the IPA range as far as hoppiness goes. A malt backbone is noticeable but not dominating. It consists of bready/toasty flavors yet the citrus hops are the star of the show in this beer. As the beer warms up, caramel notes become noticeable.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with an appropriate carbonation level. Very easy-drinking.

Overall: This is my go-to pale ale. Nothing significantly mind-blowing about it, just a solid beer that I can drink all day. The hop flavor is enough to satisfy any hophead yet there is s till a solid malt backbone to keep it balanced, even at 50 IBUs.

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

(Served in a nonic)
A- This beer pours a crystal clear slightly dense yellow with a gentle carbonation of microbubbles densely packed in there and a egg shell white head of foam that breaks up.

S- The pale malt note gives way to a gentle herbal dry hop finish.

T- The green herbal hops have a slight mint quality to them that turns a bit pungent in the finish and lingers for a moment.

M- The medium mouthfeel has no alcohol heat and a gentle fizz and creamy texture.

O- This is a sessionable nice hop forward beer with good malt flavors and a nice mint hop quality in the finish. It has a nice creamy texture but the bitterness starts to grow a bit to strong in the after taste.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Get yourself a cold can and crush this. Nice citrus and minor pine notes on the nose with a sweetness that rounds it out and makes the beer inviting. No need for a glass. Very well balanced and fresh. Just enough citrus to make it juicy and a pleasant bitterness. Quite frankly one of the better APAs in the Midwest that needs to get more attention.

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Osiris Pale Ale from Sun King Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 864 ratings.
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