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Black Squirrel Pale Ale | Westfield River Brewing Company

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2.85/5
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12 Ratings
Black Squirrel Pale AleBlack Squirrel Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Westfield River Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
westfieldriverbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 10-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,992
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
12
pDev:
20%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 12 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of Rideguy64
2.25/5  rDev -21.1%

I was hoping the nose of this beer, orange, pineapple, grapefruit reflected it the taste of this beer. The flavor was flat, nothing to distinguish itself, quite a disappointment.

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Photo of Boto
3.43/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Draught @ Noho Brewfest: This one poured a hazy golden color. There was a small white head on it. The nose is OK. Resinous pine and faint grapefruit hops. The taste is good, but doesn’t stand out at all. Medium bodied, just a bit bitter. Pine and some grapefruit hop flavors. Pretty well balanced.

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Photo of Greenlabel
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of MattXT
3/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of pisano
2.75/5  rDev -3.5%

Photo of 57md
2.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

As of my writing, there are six "hads" for this beer, but no written reviews. I can understand as this is a totally uninspiring offering. I'm not saying that it's bad - it's just NOT good.

It starts with a thin layer of head on top of a copper body. The head dissipates very quickly leaving nothing behind in terms of lace. There is mild hoppiness in the nose, but it is quite bland. The taste is flat and thin. The finish is semi-dry, but bland – much like the entire experience.

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Photo of FroggieG
3.5/5  rDev +22.8%

Photo of petermethot
3.5/5  rDev +22.8%

Photo of alamode
3/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of ryan1788a5
3.25/5  rDev +14%

Photo of MA08
1.5/5  rDev -47.4%

Photo of RyanLigeia
2.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Black Squirrel Pale Ale from Westfield River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.85 out of 5 with 12 ratings
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