Questionable Origins #3 | Cellarmaker Brewing Co.

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73 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cellarmaker Brewing Co.
California, United States
cellarmakerbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Two of the hardest to acquire hop varieties in the world; New Zealand “Riwaka” and South African “Southern Passion” create a unique hop blend that you’d be hard pressed to find in any other beer. Passionfruit, Pineapple, Grapefruit Citrus, Earth, and Spice.

Added by CheapBeerBuzz on 03-04-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
73
Reviews:
5
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
11.72%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by laglocal:
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4.77/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A- Pours a suprisingly murky neon yellow with a white head that lingers for a minute or two. Very interesting appearance for a pale ale.

S- Pineapple comes across strongly with some danker hop notes, a bit of rye

T- Just fantastic. This might be my favorite beer with rye in it, although the favoritism is due the awesome hops that just happen to play off the rye perfectly. The South African Southern Passion and Riwaka hops are so unique.

M- Carbonation not lacking in the slightest, and the hops just sit so heavy on the palate. Truly a wonderful beer, but I have come to expect nothing less from Cellarmaker.

O- Overall this is a style-defying pale with some exotic hops, pretty much right up my alley. Hops might be just a bit stronger in the nose than they are on taste.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dank, tropical, super drinkable

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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2.49/5  rDev -37.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

I like almost all of Cellarmakers Pale Ales, IPA's and Double IPA's, but this beer doesn't make the cut. I got nothing on the nose and the taste was bland. Probably the worst Cellarmaker beer I ever had.

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4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.65/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Toronado SD, into a pint

Im gonna do a quick review because im getting to other Cellarmaker brews, but this is just delicious. Possibly the best pale ale ive had. Juicy, in a West Coast way, with citrus and tropical nuances exploding across your palate. Such a flavorful pale for the ABV.

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Questionable Origins #3 from Cellarmaker Brewing Co.
4.01 out of 5 based on 73 ratings.
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