LIC Native
Big aLICe Brewing

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American Pale Ale (APA)
Ranked #1,625
Ranked #30,454
3.75 | pDev: 10.13%
Big aLICe Brewing
New York, United States
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.
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Photo of Billolick
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

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Photo of johnnnniee
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.

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Photo of tempest
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.

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Photo of dar482
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.

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LIC Native from Big aLICe Brewing
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 27 ratings