Whale's Tale Pale Ale | Cisco Brewers Inc.

1,236 Ratings
Whale's Tale Pale AleWhale's Tale Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc.
Massachusetts, United States

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

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
3.37/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

thanks to ChefBergo for this extra bottle. Thanks Shawn!

poured into a glass stien.

No freshness date to be found on the bottle.

Appearance: an orangish copper colored beer that is opaque. One finger of white head that drops to a minimal cap.

Smell: mild sweetness from the malts that smells of wheat and honey. Grassy hops and light citrus notes from the hops.

Taste: This beer is actually sweeter than I expected. Its malts taste just like caramel and honey. Really mild bitterness that is mostly grassy and a slightly fruity note that I can pick out specifically what fruits i am detecting here. I think that this beer is a little old. The hops just dont seem that fresh to me and the malts seem to over run this beers overall flavor profile. It almost tastes like a malt forward amber ale.

Mouthfeel: light to medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Easy drinker and well carbonated.

Overall: This is a nice beer. Wish that it was know when it was bottled. So that I knew if I was drinking the beer fresh or not.

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Photo of thenapster7
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of shand
3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from an undated 12oz bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint.

This beer pours out a hazy orange color with two fingers of head. The aroma is sweet and bready, with some fruity and herbal hops. The taste is smooth and bready, with a bit of prickliness and fruitiness from the hops. The mouthfeel is medium-bodied and easy-drinking, and the drinkability is good. It's a solid English style pale ale. Won't blow your mind, but it's a good drink.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Whale's Tale Pale Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
3.69 out of 5 based on 1,236 ratings.
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