American Pale Ale
Persephone Brewing

American Pale AleAmerican Pale Ale
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Style:
Pale Ale - American
Ranked #455
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
88
Ranked #12,654
Avg:
4.06 | pDev: 6.16%
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
29
From:
Persephone Brewing
 
British Columbia, Canada
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  0
Gots
  4
SCORE
88
Very Good
American Pale AleAmerican Pale Ale
Notes: This medium bodied, light coloured ale is bursting with juicy citrus and tropical fruit aromas from Citra hops. The pleasant citrusy hop flavour and modest bitterness is balanced with a light malt profile. A sessionable beer for the hop lover.

OG: 1.050
IBU: 33
Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 29 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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CanadianAlbatross25 from Canada (BC)

3.93/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Pours a medium amber colour body, relatively lively, but lacks a strong head.

S: Lightly floral, with a slight touch of citrus, and piney finish.

T: Crisp citrus hops with a slight bitterness, piney note, and light, bready, caramel malt.

F: Medium-bodied, smooth feel. good carbonation.

O: A pretty good pale ale. I enjoyed the variety of flavour and the notes of malt. However, as mentioned in another review, the characteristics seem a bit more like an English Pale Ale. Regardless, I'd recommend it, and will likely have this again.

Dec 05, 2018
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MaltyPythonsHopCircus from Canada (BC)

4.46/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Clear amber coloured with frothy, lacey lingering head. Piney and pungent aroma. Malt is bread and biscuit. Overall finishes dry with a lingering hop finish

Jun 23, 2016
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AmeriCanadian from Tennessee

4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Absolutely tremendous pale ale. Golden copper body with small but fluffy white head that laces decently. Floral, citrus rindy, crisp, and piney on the nose. Flavor is big and bold for a pale ale, on par with most IPAs. Pine, grapefruit, citrus rind, heavy, biscuity malt, green tea, and grassy notes. Wonderful flavor and balance. Feel is medium and highly carbonated, with pleasant, dry bitterness that lasts long after the swallow. Really, really great beer. If I still lived in the Vancouver area this would be a staple in my fridge, good for all occasions.

Jun 22, 2016
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LampertLand from Canada (BC)

3.84/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Peresphone Brewing 'Pale Ale' @ 5.5% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $6.70
A-pour is gold from the bottle to a amber in the glass with a medium size off-white head leaving a spotty lace along the pint
S-mild smelling
T-crisp & clean tasting pale ale
MF-ok carbonation , medium body
Ov-ok beer & pale ale
prost LampertLand

May 08, 2016
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Phyl21ca from Canada (QC)

3.83/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured an amber color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of citrusy hops with light piney notes is quite nice. Taste is a mix of citrusy hops with some piney notes floral undertones and subtle light caramel notes. Body is about average with good carbonation. Solid interpretation of the style.

Apr 26, 2016
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wordemupg from Canada (AB)

3.59/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

650ml bottle poured into tulip 16/12/15

A hazy amber liquid, with enough clarity to see a few slow bubbles and some sediment, two fingers of dense foam has decent retention and leaves 5 distinct rings,looking good

S smells like iced tea powder, heaps of herbal, earthy notes, faint citrus, and some wet leaves

T again its all iced tea, herbal tea, some spicy hops, reminds me of an English IPA, not all that "American" in my books

M medium bodied, enough bubbles to give it some life, very fine grit, spicy, herbal finish

O not exactly what I was expecting, no citra notes, the hops are very tame, I'm guessing this bottle might be old but I'll never know for sure as I can't find any date on this one

I've heard good things about these guys but this ones not really blowing me away. A little pricey at 10$ a bomber maybe I'd give it another go if I new it was fresh

Dec 16, 2015
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EspressoGuy from Canada (BC)

3.92/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice, quite bitter right up front; a hard blunt pale ale rather than soft fruity piney. Even though it's more like an IPA its very likeable, maybe even better with food.

Oct 15, 2015
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biboergosum from Canada (AB)

4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

650ml bottle, another new arrival from this west-coast BC brewery to Alberta.

This beer pours a clear, medium copper amber colour, with one skinny-ass finger of weakly puffy, and mostly just bubbly dirty white head, which leaves some spooky Alien(s) momma profile lace around the glass as things casually abate.

It smells of dank pine resin, musty orange and red grapefruit rind, grainy pale malt, ethereal suggestions of bready caramel, a hard water flintiness, and a further understated leafy and floral hoppiness. The taste is restrained, but still heady mixed citrus pith notes, a reduced pine forest floor acridity, grainy, and lightly doughy pale malt, wet stone paths after the rain, and more plain earthy, leafy, and weedy hop esters.

The bubbles are pretty low-key in their plebeian frothiness, the body a sturdy middleweight for the style, and kind of too edgy from the hops to be deemed particularly smooth. It finishes trending dry, the piney and citrusy hops paid to do a job, and a job it is they are doing.

A rather impressive version of an APA, the hops, as already noted, er, bringin' it, so much so, that the often blurry line betwixt it and an IPA almost seems to totally fall away. Tasty, engaging, and actually well-balanced, as the inherent malt exhibits a certain desire to not be overlooked. Worth giving a go, I gotta say.

Jul 06, 2015
American Pale Ale from Persephone Brewing
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 29 ratings