Pamola Xtra Pale Ale | Baxter Brewing Co.

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81
good
380 Ratings
THE BROS
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Pamola Xtra Pale AlePamola Xtra Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Baxter Brewing Co.
Maine, United States
baxterbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brilliant clarity, bright golden in color. Pamola Pours with a nice creamy head and subtle malt and hop aroma. Crisp, clean, effervescent start with a touch of malt character and a balanced bitterness. Hop flavors linger nicely. Finishes clean, crisp and dry with a light body. Pamola is brewed with pure, soft Maine water from Lake Auburn; three different hop varieties, plus domestic and imported “Character” malts provide complexity, color and body while making use of a clean, well attenuating, top-fermenting American ale yeast. The beer is then cold conditioned for a smooth, clean and crisp flavor. This one is extremely drinkable!

27.5 IBU

Added by Casey10 on 01-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
380
Reviews:
88
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
12.43%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
78
For Trade:
0
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Photo of nmann08
3.23/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of naturallight1
3.34/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Duhast500
3.52/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz. can into. Dogfish Head pint glass.

The color is hazy yellow/gold with a finger of foamy white head some thin lacing left on the glass.

The smell is bready with a dry biscuit aroma. There is a slight wheat aroma that comes out slightly with a small amount of grassy hop aroma.

The taste has an earthy grass flavor that is layered under a watery malt flavor. There is a slight spice flavor that is a little pepper-like. There is a slight citrus flavor comes out a way in the back and sometimes does not appear.

The feel of this beer is light with a nice smooth body. There is a good drinkable feel here that is pleasant and enjoyable.

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Photo of oriolesfan4
3.43/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cpcan17
3.28/5  rDev -7.3%

Photo of Jeff_Benson
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of jaxon53
3.72/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of blt2646
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.64/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of Maxandfam
4.25/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

An excellent example of an American Pale Ale. Clean, smooth, delicate and well balanced. Would rank it among the best.
Very impressed.

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Photo of InspectorBob
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of duffbeerco
3.96/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Blueapollo420
4/5  rDev +13%

Nice and simple. It's not super bitter and it's really refreshing

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3.08/5  rDev -13%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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3.48/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.08/5  rDev -13%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

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3/5  rDev -15.3%

Pamola Xtra Pale Ale from Baxter Brewing Co.
3.54 out of 5 based on 380 ratings.
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