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Oscar's Pardon | Haymarket Beer Co. Pub & Brewery

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3.65/5
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41 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Haymarket Beer Co. Pub & Brewery
Illinois, United States
haymarketbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This straw colored pale ale was brewed with pilsen malt, Belgian yeast and Amarillo hops then dry-hopped with a touch more for a complex easy drinking experience. Names after Oscar Neebe. Anarchist? Maybe. Yeast Salesman? Definitely.

Added by MasterSki on 01-18-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,165
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
41
pDev:
8.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
2
Trade:
0
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4.51/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.67/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

12oz can, packaged JUN1517
A - very thin off-white head disappears quickly atop a deep golden colored ale
S - fruity nose with orange zest, Belgian yeast, caramel malt
T - nice fruity and zesty flavors from the Amarillo hops; orange zest, fruity Belgian yeast, caramel malt, toasty grain
M - almost no carbonation, medium body, semi-dry, moderately bitter finish
O - good flavors, but some carbonation would help this immensely. I'd try it again if I knew for certain it would be more carbonated because it definitely has potential.

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3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.91/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a very hazy, bright golden orange color with banana yellow edges and a one finger white head that quickly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Decent retention with sporadic spotty lacng left behind.

Earthy floral hop aroma with pale malt and light fruit esters. Grassy hops with some pine needle and sticky resins followed by strong melon sweetness and tart grapefruit. Some bready yeast with biscuit and a touch of apple and pear. The sweet melon presence is nice but otherwise the nose is kind of standard.

Light body with crisp carbonation and a blast of dry bitterness that lingers over the pale malts into a dry finish. Watered down and pedestrian aside from the hop profile. Again, melon sweetness stands out along with some citrus zest, bread and light fruit esters. Mediocre.

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3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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Oscar's Pardon from Haymarket Beer Co. Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 41 ratings
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