Pale Is The New Amber (ReplicAle 2014) | Tighthead Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Tighthead Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
tightheadbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by jgunther71 on 08-17-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
9
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
7.39%
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by TMoney2591:
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Served from tap in a shaker pint glass at the tap room.

Trivia night is going well so far (rarely does the first round go very far south, but hey), so I figured I'd take advantage of the new ReplicAle. It pours a clear brass topped by a finger or so of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises grass, light pine resin, very light grapefruit peel, mild biscuit, mild greens, and a hint of flowers. The taste brings in more of the same, kind of a broad, grassy, flowery meadow laden with intermittent biscuits and such. I think I get a bit of a dried honey vibe on occasion. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sorta/kinda drying finish. Overall, a solid bit of reddish pale (strawberry blonde would describe such a hair coloring, I think), not quite as interesting as the grist bill led me to believe (I blame the Canadian pilsner malt, frankly...too exotic...), but still an enjoyable quaff.

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Pale Is The New Amber (ReplicAle 2014) from Tighthead Brewing Company
3.52 out of 5 based on 9 ratings.
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