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Elliott's Phoned Home Pale Ale | Cedar Creek Brewery

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Elliott's Phoned Home Pale AleElliott's Phoned Home Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Cedar Creek Brewery
Texas, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mora2000 on 10-13-2012

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3.06/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the Untapped Festival.

The beer pours an orange color with a white head. The aroma is about what I expected, with some biscuit malt as well as some orange and grass notes from the hops. The flavor is more of the same, with the orange notes from the hops coming through nicely. There is very little bitterness as this beer is quite balanced with the sweet, biscuit and caramel malt. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16 oz tallboy pours a mildly hazed gold color with a large cap of craggy off-white head. Retention is good and lace sufficient.

Nose is really nice, I wasnt expecting this good of a hop aroma to be honest. Hops lean towards the citric and tropical end of the spectrum. There is a biscuity malt in there that keeps things from being one-sidedly hoppy.

Taste has alot to offer - saltine cracker light maltiness with maybe a bit of bread dough. The hops are deftly done indeed, it flows perfectly from a nice little grapefruit flesh bite at the beginning and is finished clean without a harsh bitterness. Mouthfeel is great, I was a littel worried it was overcarbonated after the pour, but it is just fine, smooth and densely creamy. I was a little hesitant to pull the trigger on this 4-pack for 8 bucks, but am very glad I did and will buy more in the future. Recommended.

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4.55/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This pours a semi cloudy golden color with a nice orange tint to it with a nice white head that is short, long lived and leaves pure lace down the glass.

The nose is a nice pine and grass with hints of orange, grapefruit, lemon zest, pepper, some bread notes are there as well.

The taste is nice dry malt with a well balanced hopping throughout the taste experience. There are some notes of oranges, pine, fructose and vanilla.

The moutfeel is just right for this and delivers the complexity across the palate.

Overall this one is exceptionally good and definitely drinkable. I highly recommend it.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a murky golden yellow color with a huge white, soapy head.

It's smell is nice and fruity, as the can says, i picked up some pear notes along with citrus and bready malt.

Tastes like it smells but lighter. There is a little pine taste to it but overall the taste resembles the aroma but way lighter.

Feels lighter than it should, low carbonation and a wet finish.

This would be an easy drinking session beer due to the non intense taste and low carbonation.

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Elliott's Phoned Home Pale Ale from Cedar Creek Brewery
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