Pale Ale | Saint Archer Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saint Archer Brewing Co.
California, United States
saintarcherbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Balanced toward the hoppy end of the spectrum, this straight-forward, dry-hopped California pale is eminently sessionable. Crystal malt provides the backbone to showcase the bright, citrus and piney notes from Cascade, Chinook, Citra, and Simcoe hops.

Added by mactrail on 04-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
184
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
12.43%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
71
For Trade:
0
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2/5  rDev -47.1%

Photo of Cyclingdad
2.45/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

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2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of jjh19
2.52/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: A bright, light golden color with an average tight-bubble head.

Smell: I initially got an off smell. Sweaty sock. Hmmm. But then I got more citrus and specifically orange aromas.

Taste: It was tough for me to get past the initial off smell, but my palate adjusted and the taste evened out.

Mouthfeel: Medium to Light body, on spec for a Pale Ale.

Drinkability: This one has some hop bite, but the off smell killed my enjoyment. Hopefully just an off bottle. I’ll give any local brewery a second chance so I still look forward to my next Saint Archer.

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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.15/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of theteleman
3.18/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Purchased in Poway CA at Distellers Market. Pours A orangey yellow with a thin head that fades quickly. Very little lacing. Smell is very nice with plenty of hops and fruit in the nose. Thin mouthfeel, lots of carbonation. Very hoppy in the taste but the thing that jumped out to me was the citrus on the palate. Hoppy and citrus. Almost to the point of an ipa as far as hop flavors go. A nice pale ale.

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3.2/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Light orange color, single finger or head that dissipated quickly.
S: Orange, citrus, catty, little bit of funk
T: Lot of orange, bit of bitterness.
M: Light mouthfeel, medium carbonation. Finishes up dry.
O: A bit one dimensional in taste, but definitely a good clean session pale.

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3.22/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Pale Ale from Saint Archer Brewing Co.
3.78 out of 5 based on 184 ratings.
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