LIC Native
Big aLICe Brewing

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Style:
Pale Ale - American
Ranked #1,715
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
85
Ranked #32,930
Avg:
3.75 | pDev: 10.13%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
27
From:
Big aLICe Brewing
 
New York, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  0
Gots
  3
SCORE
85
Very Good
Notes: To celebrate collaboration and support other Queens businesses, we’ve partnered with Native Coffee Roasters to blend a custom cold brew coffee for this medium-bodied coffee pale ale. Delicious butterscotch and toffee aromas with flavors of tiramisu, orange and coffee.
Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 27 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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Billolick from New York

4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Crowler filled at Brew and Co, Bedford, NY.

Pours hazed darker and rudy looking amber, lasting light oat meal cap

Sniff of maple malts, oatmeal, cafe au lait

On the palate its complex and tasty stuff, with notes again of more maple, vanilla, oats, light coffee....tasty tasty tasty...well worth a try

Feb 21, 2018
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johnnnniee from New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Review from notes, Sample at The Microbrew Invitational 6/3/2017
Hazy golden color. Peppery roasty coffee. not much of a stout or pale ale. Did not enjoy.

Jun 26, 2017
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tempest from New York

2.88/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

On tap at Crescent and Vine in Astoria. I was excited to finally try something from this picobrewery, but I didn't want to order a second glass. Like Stone's somewhat similar Golden Stout, the coffee and pale malts combined for a roasted peanut butter character. This beer, however, is too bitter and unbalanced (something I rarely complain about) with a wholly unpleasant sharp finish. No thanks.

Jan 06, 2015
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dar482 from New York

3.63/5  rDev -3.2%

A "stout" that comes in a hazy golden color.

The beer interestingly enough tastes of bright pepper that I get in many "spicy" stouts. It is not spicy in any sense, but it's a "pepper" flavor. As it warms up, it tastes more of a peppery coffee than just pepper. A decent amount of malt and touch of sweetness to back up the beer.

Slightly single note brew because that pepper flavor is slightly distracting.

Dec 03, 2014
LIC Native from Big aLICe Brewing
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 27 ratings