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Lost Coast Pale Ale | Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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Brewed by:
Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
California, United States | website

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 08-05-2002

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Reviews:
57
Ratings:
75
Avg:
3.57
pDev:
14.01%
 
 
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Photo of hotstuff
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Another APA that was way too hoppy for this beer drinker. It poured a small sized white creamy head that contained fine sized bubbles that completely dissipated. The body was clear with carbonation and the hue was gold. The nose was malty, hoppy, sweet with a bitter, hoppy taste to it that had a fore and aftertaste. The mouthfeel was tingly and medium bodied with a fair amount of lacing.

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Photo of cretemixer
3.43/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Crystal clear pale gold in color. Pure white, loosely formed head that settles to a solid layer.
Hoppy aroma, floral and fruity. Clean malt nose with a slighly vegetal quality.
There is a flinty mineral taste first off. Dry with a "back of the mouth" hop bitterness. A bit biscuity too. It finishes as dry as it started.
Medium body with a tingling carbonation.
A slighly above average pale ale, but I wasn't overly impressed. I was hoping for another California gem that would be readily available to me. Oh well.

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Photo of beerguy101
3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Gold/copper color. Small head. Aroma is fruity (apricots and peaches) and a touch spicy. A medium bodied Pale Ale. Malts are mild, nutty and a touch sweet. Hops are slightly spicy and grapefruity. A milder flavored pale ale, more in the English style than the over-the-top West Coast style. Very smooth taste. It’s a very drinkable pale ale. Light and refreshing. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

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Photo of Rumrunner
3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz. bottle.

A pale that is on the smoother and delicate side.

Pours an unclear gold with a good head and good lacing. A soft fruit scent. Malts are weak on the nose. There is a dry quality. Overall the scent is average.

The flavors are smooth. This is definately not a bold ale. A mild citrus flavor blends with some pepper and spice. There is a malty finish with an unripened bannana after taste. This is a very simple pale.

There is a creamy quality to this ale. Not heavy because it is smooth. One could manage to drink quite a few of these.

I thought this to be a nice simple pale. It even becomes more mellow as it sits. If you are not looking for an over powering or bitter pale, give this one a try.

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Photo of OldFrothingSlosh
3.08/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured a clear honey color with a tightly-fizzing white head. Good job of lacing the glass. Aromas were different than expected. Very corn-like, with a little bit of citrus and some malty sweetness. Taste was also not too pleasing. Had a very "lager"-like flavor. Hops are there, but not in the volume expected. Slightly bitter aftertaste, but mostly dominated by a macro-ish, almost metallic flavor. Some unpleasant flavors peek through near the end. Mouthfeel is pretty creamy. Drinkability is average. Nothing too special about this beer. I wish I would have purchased the 12oz instead of the 22oz size.

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Photo of Mark
3.6/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a lager like gold with a rich foamy white head. Aroma was a little weak, malt was dominant. Very smooth but uninteresting taste to this ale. I could have been drinking a lager beer it seemed. Drinkability decent if your in the mood for downing a few without caring about complexity etc. A bit of a letdown and was not up to the fantastic dinner my mom fed us this evening.

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Photo of oberon
3.35/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured a deep orange/copper color with medium head,smell was very floral with some hrb in there as well.Would have liked a little more malt balance to this but had nice hop carachter to it very grassy and citruisy.Not a bad pale ale,but expected a little more from this brewery.

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Lost Coast Pale Ale from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
81 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.
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