Night Shift Brewing

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American Pale Ale (APA)
Ranked #685
Ranked #16,270
4.03 | pDev: 8.19%
Night Shift Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
Very Good
Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 18
Photo of Davepoolesque
4.36/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

16oz Can. Papaya, pineapple, orange and grapefruit. Cracker malt profile. Super light, crisp and extremely flavorful for a sub-5% pale ale. Perfectly balanced. This is one of the best Night Shift beers I've have. You could say this...stole....the show.

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Photo of ScaryEd
3.55/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy golden orange color with a finger of pure white head. The head settles into a halo, leaving very little in the way of lacing.

The aroma is all tropical fruits with a touch of citrus. Mangoes and pineapples lead the way, followed by very subtle grapefruit note. There's also some notes of blueberries on the back end.

The flavor is more malt-forward, with a strong caramel backbone, with some bready notes throughout. There's notes of pineapple and mango, with a very subtle kiss of grapefruit. Good balance, but not a lot going on.

The feel is light bodied with lower carbonation. Slightly oily with some lingering bitterness.

Overall, a pretty solid pale ale. It's unspectacular in every way but still highly drinkable.

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Photo of StoutElk_92
4.52/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 oz. canned 05/04/17

Pours foggy hazy cloudy amber gold with a creamy white foam head. Smells like mango, peach, papaya, pineapple, orange citrus, grapefruit, lime, some berries, caramelized malt, with dank spicy resinous floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Tastes like mango, peach, papaya, pineapple, orange citrus, grapefruit, lime, some berries, caramelized malt, with dank spicy resinous floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Feels medium bodied, creamy with moderate carbonation. Overall a nice juicy pale ale.

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Photo of mnj21655
4.27/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours an opaque, hazy but not turbid pale orange in color with a finger of dense white head that quickly fades to a thin film. Aroma is candied pineapple followed by some dank notes. Taste mirrors the aroma with candied pineapple upfront followed by a dankness that carries through the relatively balanced finish. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall this is a very tasty beer and I'm very happy I picked up a 4-pack at the taproom today.

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Photo of soze47
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dazzeling lacing off of a hazy golden body. Nose gives off notes of tropical fruit and citrus sweetness - almost like candy. This lays a little heavy on the palette - very sweet by nightshift standards, but also still very hoppy. This isn't a beer that reminds me of nightshift - almost more like the flavors I pick up from lord hobo offerings.

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Photo of dreamlandhelper
3.63/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bright, fruity, not getting any candied mango- in all honestly the glass I had didn't taste too perfected. I'm sure it hits the right notes when super fresh but I didn't taste them. Tart and can-like. Maybe it's my inexperience but not as described. Overall a good beer yet overhyped.

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Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 18 ratings