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Pier Pale Ale | Huntington Beach Beer Company

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2.71/5
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7 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Huntington Beach Beer Company
California, United States
hbbeerco.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by rowew on 03-15-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
7
pDev:
21.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of gr8fulbeerhead
2.22/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of harpus
2.75/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of t0rin0
2.25/5  rDev -17%

Photo of CelticAleMan
4/5  rDev +47.6%

Photo of womencantsail
2.39/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

On-tap at Huntington Beach Beer Co.

A: The pour is a golden amber color with a thin white head topping it off.

S: The hops are there, but like most of the other beers here, they're grassy and rather unappealing. A bit of a citrus peel aroma does provide a bit of redemption. Unfortunately, there's a weird, sweet fruitiness of grapes and some corn.

T: Definitely a corn flavor to this, which really doesn't belong in a pale ale. Bitter hops with more grass and a touch of pine. Some light breadiness and faint citrus peel flavors.

M: Medium in body with a moderate carbonation.

O: You're not doing well if you can't pull off a basic pale ale. And this one wasn't executed well at all.

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Photo of WoodBrew
2.36/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

I know...I know....this is an American Pale Ale....It is supposed to be pale in color and not much else...but please...please add just a little something....T.G. for REAL West Coast Pale Ales. Color is...well pale...nothing from the nose. Taste is not what I want from a pale ale. Other than that...it is an easy drinking beer....so load up...if you can.

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Photo of rowew
2.98/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured a hazy orange color with a decent head, but it faded quickly. Slight grapefruit aroma. Taste is mainly hops with a little bit of malt backing it up. Mouthfeel was a bit too thin and watery. This was better than the Red on tap at the same brewpub, but still not that great.

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Pier Pale Ale from Huntington Beach Beer Company
Beer rating: 2.71 out of 5 with 7 ratings
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