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Naked Pig Pale Ale | Back Forty Beer Co.

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3.5/5
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292 Ratings
Naked Pig Pale AleNaked Pig Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Back Forty Beer Co.
Alabama, United States
backfortybeer.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hops: Simcoe and Cascade
IBU: 34
Malts: Two Row and Munich

Added by jbone78 on 01-10-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,836
Reviews:
57
Ratings:
292
pDev:
14.29%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
74
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 292 |  Reviews: 57
Photo of JohnBradSC
3.35/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RAFH
3.83/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of spelingchampeon
3.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16oz globe glass.
Pours clear, golden. Very little head, no lacing. Strong malt build, very little aroma of anything else. Tastes of strong malts, and very little hops. Creamy MF, with no bite, but has a long mild bitter aftertaste.
This was not one of my highlight beers. Trying to remain objective, I found it bland and in need of something to kick it up a notch or two.

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Photo of dlin0sbb
3.44/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Noooddle
2.87/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ColSanders123
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JBowenGeorgia
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of owenlift
3.29/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Good, but not as good as the Freckle Belly.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.46/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Naked Pig has a thick, spongy, slightly off-white head, a mostly clear, orange appearance, with a bit of glass lacing globs. Aroma is faint, but white bread and citrus can be detected, with a strong inhalation. Taste is of mellow bitterness, citrus (tangerine?), white bread, white bread crust, and mild caramel. Mouthfeel is high medium, and Naked Pig finishes medium dry. Similar to Audible Ale, in flavor, but with a more robust alcohol aspect.

RJT

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Photo of JJGoodtimes8
3.72/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JintheHam
3.82/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Davidstan
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

One of the best Pale Ales out there. Excellent malt backbone and crisp hoppy finish. Great balance.

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Photo of Dope
2.1/5  rDev -40%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 4 | overall: 1

Best by 7/24/17

A: Pours a clear gold with a tall frothy white head. Good head retention and soapy lacing.

S: Grassy and some tropical fruits. Very sweet grains.

T: Whew, very odd. Huge hop bitterness but very little actual hop flavor. Just indistinct bitterness. Somewhat sweet grainy malt. Literally cringing at the weird flavorless bitterness.

M: Light bodied, very bitter.

O: I poured it out after three sips.

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Photo of addiwilliams
3.89/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Gotti311
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of singletary
3.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It pours a light yellow hazy color and the smell is of a slight hippy note. Taste is malty to start off then a bit of bitterness at the end. Mouthful is medium and we'll balanced. Overall better than I expected.

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Photo of bigedal60
3.73/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ealanjones
3.48/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of T_Hass
3.37/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of duvel1979
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ruzzal
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skyjmpr
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mitchmoore12
3.74/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured a left a one inch off white head. Smelled very very malty and tasted the same. It was almost sweet, I think that is partly due to the fact the bottle I had was over six months old. Left no lacing at all sadly. It was pretty good, and I'm sure would have been better a little fresher.

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Naked Pig Pale Ale from Back Forty Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 292 ratings
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