Walkabout Pale Ale | Flat 12 Bierwerks

Walkabout Pale AleWalkabout Pale Ale
BA SCORE
74.7%
Liked This Beer
3.92 w/ 237 ratings
Walkabout Pale AleWalkabout Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flat 12 Bierwerks
Indiana, United States
flat12.me

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by MasterSki on 08-30-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,947
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
237
Liked:
177
Avg:
3.92/5
pDev:
14.03%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
38
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 237 |  Reviews: 41
Photo of Nolen12
4.31/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PassMeAZima
3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kylehay2004
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Buck89
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A gusher. After cleanup, it poured huge head in a pint glass. Way overcarbed. Nice hazy amber color with (huge) off white head. Aroma was citrus, pine and some spicy peppery earthy tones. Subtle malt and was balanced. Clean finish. Another solid APA.

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Photo of MarkQ617
4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at boombozz. Copperish-orange color, light white fluffy head. Mouthfeel was smooth for the genre, very crisp. Some malt flavor with definite citrus towards the backend. I was a fan.

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Photo of GOBLIN
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one was a gusher . . . My first ever. Anyway, surprisingly some really good pale ale qualities going on with this beer. I wasn't giving it much a chance. Not sure why that is but I am pretty impressed regardless. Nice looking beer and pleasant aromas. Taste is primarily citrus and piney. Feel is just right with the carbination being spot on. Overall Walkabout is a solid pale ale top to bottom. Kinda reminds me of S.N. pale ale mixed with Celebration ale with a couple months on it. Good beer.

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Photo of Cory_Brown
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aussiebeer
3.48/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of barnzy78
3.78/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle, picked up on a family road trip to Indianapolis
A - persisteny, creamy off-white head tops a deep golden-amber body
S - juicy lemon-lime and passion fruit, somewhat herbal and vegetal
T - nutty toasty grain, caramel malt, juicy, lemon & lime pith, passion fruit
M - thinner than medium for body, moderate carbonation, finishes bitter and dry
O - nice juicy American Pale Ale with Aussie hops. Glad to have the chance to try it.

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Photo of Tilly
3.82/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Nice hazy copper colour. HUGE white head that leaves a ton of lace on the glass. Aromas of lemon and some hops
Taste is somewhat appealing. Some fruit and yeast.
Mouth feel is totally carbonation with a lot of bitterness.
I think some of the reviews fail to understand this is an APA in a farm house saisson style. Not a bad job from this brewery!

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Photo of tykechandler
2.25/5  rDev -42.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

the high rating for this is just ridiculous. it's a below average beer, which means (according to the ratings) it is a well below average APA. i would never pay for this beer, unless i were in some hell of a bar where it happened to be the best option. the taste is very malt-driven, with a too much diacetyl and lightly cheesy notes.

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Photo of JohnCassillo
3.4/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of arini10
4.48/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bigluv
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MaseFace
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of scottspencer
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WKyle
3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I like head as much as the next guy, but this is ridiculous. This beer takes nearly a half hour to pour out because the carbonation is ridiculous. The appearance is a hazy orange yellow. Smell is of toasted bread and hops. Taste of bread, pineapple, and hops. Decently balanced but nothing strikes me as a quality of a great beer. Mostly this beer just doesn't need this much carbonation. It's annoying. The mouthfeel doesn't end up smooth or creamy, rather slightly watery, like a flat coke.

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Photo of SkinnyElvis
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PhilMiller
2.85/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Way over carbonated. Poured a 12 oz bottle down the side and still only got half the bottle into a pint glass.

Once it settled down, the color was a perfect golden brown.

Nice citrus and hoppy scent.

The flavor was bitter without being balanced or pleasant. I couldn't rate the mouth feel any higher because of the high level carbonation.

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Photo of and2012
3.48/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Superbohl4
3.19/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tgilly5
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Danelf
5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of my favorite ales. I love the clean taste of the Galaxy hops. However, I have had some inconsistency in batches/taps.

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Photo of doldham
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hoosier222002
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Walkabout Pale Ale from Flat 12 Bierwerks
Beer rating: 74.7% out of 100 with 237 ratings
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