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/ 1,244 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:
#34,993
Reviews:
379
Ratings:
1,244
Liked:
583
Avg:
3.63/5
pDev:
13.22%
Alströms:
3.85
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
265
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,244 |  Reviews: 379
Photo of RyanKininger
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EmeraldMist
4.14/5  rDev +14%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Look - Pours a crystal clear honey orange color, a thin ring of off white head, no lacing.
Aroma - Grainy, sourdough, apple, yeast.
Taste - Red apple, apricot, fresh biscuit, sweet grain, spicy and floral hop halfway through. Good amount of bitterness towards the end. A dry and yeasty aftertaste.
Feel - Not quite medium bodied, well carbonated, dry, smooth.

Overall - Everything an English pale ale should have, very balanced and smooth drinking. Definitely recommended if you love the style.

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Photo of mrselvig
3.94/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JBudraux
3.61/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DDrugg
3.83/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skabiski
3.21/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jeffreyhill021
4.21/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Furley80
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nucleosynthesis
3.44/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Campodog
4.13/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Poured from the bottle. Amber colored English pale ale. Just OK.

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Photo of Urk1127
4.2/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Duffman79
3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Exeggutor
4.2/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HamdenHector
3.94/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: crystal clear; deep bronze in color; 1+ finger light khaki head that receded to a thick cap; nice lacing;

S: earthy, floral, citrus, caramel;

T: more earthy than anything else; very nice malt backbone; mild to moderate bitterness on the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; lightly dry finish; smooth;

O: the flavor didn't live up to the aroma;

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Photo of haines710
3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MJSFS
3.64/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Holderness
3.02/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

L -- Medium orange amber with a slight haziness. Cream colored one finger head, moderate lacing
S -- Mild apple, pear, grapefruit, and floral aromas. Faint coppery maltiness
T -- Bitter. Odd metallic hoppiness, nutmeg, cinnamon, lemon
F -- Watery undertones and very imbalanced flavors. Heavily carbonated
O -- Another swing and a miss from Cisco

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Photo of zrroot
3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Zai
4.11/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Whale's Tale Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
Beer rating: 46.9% out of 100 with 1,244 ratings
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