The Great Outdoors | Brothers Craft Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brothers Craft Brewing
Virginia, United States
brotherscraftbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Camjmorton on 06-07-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,069
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
122
pDev:
14.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 122 |  Reviews: 19
Photo of Jason_cs
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AMCPhD
3.68/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RBorsato
4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bubseymour
3.84/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A little bitter. Still ok.

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Photo of teromous
2.2/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

There is a spot for a packaging date on the label but there is nothing there.

Appearance: The body is a hazy slightly opaque gold. It has no head but it forms a thin sheet of fizzy white bubbles and it quickly goes away and leaves a thin ring. No retention or lacing.

Aroma: There is a tangy wheat-like aroma to the beer and that's it.

Taste: A bit of cracker flavor comes through with some cedar and a touch of herbal bay leaf hop flavor. There is a bit of alcohol flavor right at the end mixed in with the bitterness.

Mouthfeel: It feels under-carbonated. It has a light body but it feels lifeless on the palate.

Overall: It wasn't a very good beer. I wouldn't say that it was awful but it just wasn't very enjoyable to drink. I wouldn't drink it again and I really wouldn't recommend it.

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Photo of cyclonece09
3.53/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass from a bottle. Pours semi cloudy orange with a very fluffy white head. Smells of some hops but sweet grain. Tastes of wheat with a nice citrus hop bite. Beer is light bodied and easy drinking, good carbonation. Overall, a slightly above average beer.

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Photo of duvel1979
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of benloho
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dave1999
4.1/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was a sour pale ale, very good.

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Photo of Shradical
4.25/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of waddellc2
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ThreeBeersWalkedIn
3.4/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of vabeerguy
3.46/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a growler into an IPA glass. Pale golden color. Poured with a nice head and some lacing. I had this in a bottle awhile back and did not care for it. However, for what reason I can not fathom, the taste seemed much better when it was on draft. Not my favorite pale ale but given its low ABV I would probably buy it again.

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Photo of OldSwampy
3.2/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Drank from bottle & glass 5 Apr 2016, bottled 2? Feb 2016 (numeral obscured).

Dark lemon (a light tan tinge) with a pale head that didn't linger long. Smell was more impressive than the taste. Nothing unpleasant, with a decent hoppy top that subsided nicely, but nothing overwhelming in any category.

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Photo of nickfl
3.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chinaskifan1
3.68/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vicinandp
4.04/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Caffeine_King
3.34/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Yeah_IPA
3.78/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap in a pint glass. Overall a solid session ale. Nice pale gold color and
refreshing mouth feel.

Has this fresh, bready taste to it. A pleasant beer for easy drinking.

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Photo of Boone757
3.33/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jrob21
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dilbert65
3.1/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of VABA
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PaleAndBitter
3.39/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TrulySlide
3.59/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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The Great Outdoors from Brothers Craft Brewing
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 122 ratings
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