Capital Trail Pale Ale | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

Capital Trail Pale AleCapital Trail Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.83/5
183 Ratings
Capital Trail Pale AleCapital Trail Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Virginia, United States
hardywood.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TechTriumph on 05-26-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,278
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
183
pDev:
10.7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
21
Trade:
0
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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.91/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery "Capital Trail Pale Ale"
12 fl. oz. can coded "05/03/2017" and sampled on 07/24/2017
$2 @ Weis Market, Conshohocken, PA

Notes via stream of consciousness: "Dry Hopped Pale Ale"... I figured I'd better get to this one now! Ahhh, it's still there. OK, fairly hazy (which is OK because it's dry-hopped) golden-amber colored body beneath a short head of creamy white. Aroma is earthy, grassy, floral, piney, herbal and fruity with a bready maltiness. Not surprisingly the flavor follows. There's more fruitiness with some orange, and perhaps a hint of grapefruit. In both the flavor and the aroma the malt and hops are tightly connected. It's not that bitter although the can reads 55 IBUs. It seems more like 45 but maybe I'm off. It does have a nice dry finish with some residual pine, earth, and grass to it. Ahh, a hint of citrus as well. Medium bodied with a smooth, moderate carbonation. Pretty nice all around.

3.75/4/4/3.75/3.75 = 3.91

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Photo of epyon396
3.63/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of duvel1979
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brian15
3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tbryan5
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A- Nice golden orange with a fluffy white head.
S- Earthy hops and semisweet malt.
T- The hops over power the malt too much here. Needs a little more sweetness to balance it out.
M- Light to medium carbonation. Slightly drying
D- Maybe I got an older can but this kind of missed the mark. Drinkable, just not great.

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Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.33/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brocktune
3.49/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spiral517
4.13/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BPMeyer27
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of vabeerguy
3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into an IPA glass. It has a dark orange color and a lot of bubbling as well as lacing. Taste seems closer to an IPA in that it has a lingering, but tasty, bitterness. This is definitely on my "to buy again" list.

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Photo of AndrewMichael
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can poured into a tulip style glass.
Hardywood does great beers, so I've been meaning to try this one for some time now.
It doesn't disappoint, as it's a real nice dry hopped, bitter pale ale.

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Photo of Iamjeff6
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of robebo44
4.27/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of craigdb
3.79/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JMUbrewz
3.77/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xt0n1cx
3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dave1999
3.94/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of benloho
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zekenyce
3.94/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dsshuck
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hootie159
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CharlesK
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Capital Trail Pale Ale from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 183 ratings
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