Zack Morgan's Pale Ale | Morgantown Brewing Company

Zack Morgan's Pale AleZack Morgan's Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.66/5
70 Ratings
Zack Morgan's Pale AleZack Morgan's Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Morgantown Brewing Company
West Virginia, United States
morgantownbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A beautiful copper brew ripe with citrus aroma from legendary American Cascade hops. The nice, initial hop bite fades to reveal the perfect subtleties of a well-rounded India Pale Ale. Notice hints of orchard fruit crispness that will leave the palate begging for more.

71 IBU

Added by JamesS on 11-08-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,931
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
70
pDev:
12.3%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
18
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 70 |  Reviews: 10
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.94/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.45/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.23/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.65/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap @ Irish Pub, Lewisburg

A- pours a slightly hazy copper color with a small creamy white head that retains nicely, leaving some thick lacing behind

S- tropical and citrus fruit hop blend mixes with some doughy malt aroma, with a hint of pine at the end

T- mango and guava flavors up front mix with a slight citrus bitterness, balanced out by a big bready malt backbone, slightly sweet finish

M- medium body with medium prickly carbonation leads to a super creamy mouthfeel and ends in a smooth silky finish

O- nice tropical and citrus notes, although a little raw around the edges. Would prefer a little less bready malt presence so that the hops can shine, but still has high drinkability

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3.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.3/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4.16/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.88/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

My local brewery/brew pup. Appearance has some hope haze but not too bad.

Smell is...off. almost a sour-ish that I can't put my finger on.

Taste is okay, not very strong hop profile, which I love in a good ipa.

Great mouthfeel for me. Clean but without the resin I love (damn you head hunter!!!)

Overall, as much as I love to support local beers and breweries, this brewery has never done it for me. I have tried almost all of their beers and yet to order more than one when I have. I want to like and support this brewery, yet every time I drink a beer I feel let dow . Sorry MBC, but there are better beers for my money. But I will keep trying, hopefully one day something clicks.
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Truthfully, I think I had a bad keg. This beer just wasnt good.

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appearance: pours a clear, lighter slightly-yellow amber with light carbonation; white foam dissipates leaving moderate lacing.

smell: aroma of the hops is lighter yet pleasingly floral.

taste: the hops are present from the start, very tangy throughout the middle, tapering off with a tangy-bitter finish, very pronounced.

drinkability: all of the elements are there for the IPA, and none are over the top, very drinkable.

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Zack Morgan's Pale Ale from Morgantown Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 70 ratings
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