NanoBoss Pale Ale
Newburgh Brewing Company

NanoBoss Pale AleNanoBoss Pale Ale
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Style:
American Pale Ale (APA)
Ranked #1,082
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
86
Ranked #23,029
Avg:
3.86 | pDev: 8.03%
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
33
From:
Newburgh Brewing Company
 
New York, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
86
Very Good
NanoBoss Pale AleNanoBoss Pale Ale
Notes: NanoBoss Hoppy Session Ale, our Pale Ale that exploding with hoppy goodness. Generously hopped with Citra, Cascade, Lemon Drop, Sorachi Ace, and Centennial, it's everything a hop-hunter loves about an IPA while still being wonderfully sessionable.

Beautiful golden straw in color, it's a bouquet of tropical fruit hop aromas, with a crisp & refreshing bitterness.
At 4.5 % NanoBoss Hoppy Session Ale is a beer to be enjoyed over and over again.

Renamed NanoBoss Pale Ale.
Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 33 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Photo of woodychandler
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Ah, another Boss Newburgh beer for The CANQuest (tm)! I thought that I had recently exhausted my supply, but this one suddenly appeared in the backlog. So be it!

From the CAN: "NanoBoss Pale Ale is the junior member of our 'Boss' family. Junior in ABV but certainly not in flavor. Supremely sessionable, NanoBoss has a lighter body that allows the fresh hop flavors to take center stage. And do they ever impress, shining boldly through are bright, juicy, and tropical hop notes, making NanoBoss a hop lover's dream."

I Crack!ed the vent, but since some reviewers mentioned haziness, I thought that I would go slowly to see if I could maintain clarity. From the outset, it was determined to have a light haze, so I simply allowed the Glug to freely run into the awaiting glass. I was rewarded with/by the quick formation of two-plus fingers of dense, foamy, rocky, bone-white head with excellent retention. Color was a hazy Straw-Yellow (SRM = > 2, < 4). Nose was very citrusy, loaded with grapefruit & lemon. Mmm. Mouthfeel was medium. The taste was bang-on, given their description, running the gamut from tropical to citrus. It beCAN with a citrusy bitterness, slowly giving 'way to the sweeter tropical fruitiness. Finish evinced a return to the citrusy bitterness, finishing semi-dry to dry. Not bad, but I was feeling somehow unfulfilled. YMMV.

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Photo of vette2006c5r
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pale but hazy color, with a little head. Nice crisp hop flavor. Flavor is a light, nice clean hop flavor. Good body and feel. Good session ale.

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Photo of CTHomer
3.53/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: crystal clear; light yellow in color; with a fairly aggressive pour, less than a 1 finger white head that receded to a thin collar; nice lacing;

S; lemon with a bit of pineapple behind it;

T: lemon with a bit of orange; crackery malt in the background; mild bitterness on the finish;

M: light to medium bodied; moderate carbonation; lightly dry finish;

O: refreshing; not well balanced, but sessionable;

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Photo of metter98
3.97/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is cloudy light yellow in color. It poured with a finger high bright white head that settled down, leaving lacing on the surface and the sides of the glass along with a narrow collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of lemon and orange citrus are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and has lots of citrusy flavors, with lemon standing out i particular. There is a moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a little crisp and "chewy" on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is quite sessionable given its lighter body and low alcohol content. I was really impressed with the amount of aromas and flavors of citrusy hops that it packed in.

Serving type: can

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Photo of smcolw
3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Very cloudy making the brew a whitish gold color. Moderate head leaving a lattice of lace throughout the tasting.

Prickly and flowery in equal measure to the nose. Low but nearly no toastiness pale malt.

Full flavored with a stronger hop presence. Light bodied with ample carbonation, this is a refreshing easy to drink beer. There's a touch of orange rind in the taste providing a light sourness. Long bitter aftertaste.

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Photo of SmashAdams
3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I'm a big fan of MegaBoss but this is disappointing. They missed the mark for the session IPA. It's labeled as a pale but it has so little malt backbone that I wouldn't consider it that. It is lacking in balance and even the hop flavors are not great. nb

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Photo of Jason
3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz brown bottle, sample from the brewery.

Good showing of white lace on top of a mildly hazy pale brew. Grassy, herbal, minty, pithy, tea-like hop nose. Lighter body, crisp with a light bitter finish. Orangey, herbal, resin, mild grapefruit rind, peppery, & lemon zest from the hops. Light crackery maltiness within. Easy drinking, good use of all of the hops that were thrown into this brew.

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NanoBoss Pale Ale from Newburgh Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 33 ratings