Pale 31 | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Todd on 08-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,932
Reviews:
557
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
10.62%
 
 
Wants:
84
Gots:
280
For Trade:
0
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Photo of tigg924
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: 1/4 inch head, gold in color, high carbonation, clear

Smell: honey, pale malt, meadow

Taste: toasted English malt, honey, dry citrus hops

Mouthfeel: sweet with slight bitterness towards the end, medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation

Overall: An above average sweeter APA with California style hopping. Above average for a pale ale. If I wanted a pale ale, I would certainly reach for this.

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Photo of BreweryRun
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of cornejo
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of Foyle
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: sudsy 1" off white head recedes quickly with nice lacing. Color is clear rich gold with mild streaming carbonation.
Aroma: citrus and floral aroma dominates, some caramel and bread dough in the background. Mouthfeel: light and somewhat sticky mouthfeel with a somewhat dry finish.
Flavor: balanced hop and malt flavors. The sweet caramel and bready malts lead the way, followed by citrus and then a lingering bitterness in the swallow.
Overall: a pleasant pale ale and representative of the style.

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Photo of TwoBeers
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Can_has_beer
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Griffith
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of udubdawg
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of deonreds
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of BeerBucks
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of ceberly
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of samtrillo
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of papat444
3.3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle, bottled on Mar. 19, 2014.

Pours a clear gold body with a frothy head and decent retention. Very grassy hops in both the aroma and flavor but has a vegetal quality that i'm not too fond of. Lemony and soapy as well but not a fan of this one very much.

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Photo of _RL_
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of unclejazz
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of ArtoriosCastus
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of amvrana
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of JulieB
4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of MooseBoose
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of gmendez1122
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of Denzo
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Soloveitchik
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of CaptDavyJones
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of ccurrid
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Pale 31 from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
3.86 out of 5 based on 1,932 ratings.
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