Whale's Tale Pale Ale | Cisco Brewers Inc.

Whale's Tale Pale AleWhale's Tale Pale Ale
BA SCORE
46.9%
Liked This Beer
3.63 w/ 1,245 ratings
Whale's Tale Pale AleWhale's Tale Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc.
Massachusetts, United States
ciscobrewers.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Quaffer on 12-07-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,025
Reviews:
379
Ratings:
1,245
Liked:
584
Avg:
3.63/5
pDev:
13.22%
Alströms:
3.85
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
266
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,245 |  Reviews: 379
Photo of bixby1971
3.83/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap. Another find that I wouldn't find in the Midwest. Pleasantly spiced. I view Whale's Tale more like an APA that went well with lunch. To my mind, EPAs tend to have more of a contested interplay with the malt and hops and the malts usually win. But I definitely would have Whale's Tale again in a session or with lunch as its hops do not linger too long (even though they win in the end.)

9/24/17 From a bottle, Had two days later with appetizers. No discernible difference in freshness or taste from tap. Enjoyed more maltiness as it warmed.

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Photo of Justinprintz
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aufie
3.74/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gerred
3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jlabs
3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of alexsergio
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of baldy00
3.29/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Coltron23
3.44/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mleblanc25
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Prost76
3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of keith40
4.02/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Loved the copper color. Well balanced taste with some fruit and malt coming through. Very little bitterness and not overly carbonated making it easy to drink . Overall, a refreshing and tasty beer. Purchased at Town Center. Bottle marked Apr 2017.

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Photo of IBUBrew
3.94/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mack
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of breardon1776
2.93/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of thoglund
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Darrin_Smith
3.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.93/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ned57
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rliu917
3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

It poured a medium copper color with a two inch thick off-white head that leaves a fair amount of foamy lacing in my nonic. The body is brown/orange with barely any carbonation is seen rising. The smell is balanced between the malts and the hops with a slight herbal aroma. The taste is balanced between the malts and the hops. A good sweetness dominates the taste. The palate is medium with a good smooth and creamy feel. It leaves a wet finish with a sweet aftertaste. This is a pretty drinkable beer. Overall, this is good for its style and good for me.

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Photo of Vinylboy20
3.45/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Murph106157
3.89/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nmwhitehead
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rjd722
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Whale's Tale Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
Beer rating: 46.9% out of 100 with 1,245 ratings
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