Berkshire Ale Traditional Pale Ale | Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

Berkshire Ale Traditional Pale AleBerkshire Ale Traditional Pale Ale
BA SCORE
72%
Liked This Beer
3.93 w/ 254 ratings
Berkshire Ale Traditional Pale AleBerkshire Ale Traditional Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Massachusetts, United States
berkshirebrewingcompany.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-30-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,456
Reviews:
144
Ratings:
254
Liked:
183
Avg:
3.93/5
pDev:
10.43%
Alströms:
4.18
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
21
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 254 |  Reviews: 144
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a murky dark orange color with a finger’s worth of white foamy head that slid off at a decent pace. Mild stringy lace. The aroma had some herbal to earthy hop qualities blending with some smooth semi-sweet cereal to biscuit-like malts. Light butterscotch and some caramel to toffee malts even come out to balance fairly nice. The flavor had the semi-dry and semi-sweet clean malt quality about it with a low hop bitter character about it. Sly aftertaste of this malt rides into the finish with the same low hop quality about it. The palate was about medium bodied with a fair sessionable smooth aspect to it. Hop bitterness was quite contained. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt as projected. Overall, pretty good pale ale, seemed close to an English styled one, but still worthy of coming back to.

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Photo of alexsergio
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FrankShirley
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Barleycorn
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brureview
4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a copper honey color in a Brooklyn Ocktober fest glass with a 4F head.

Aroma: sweet, malty, fruit.

The MF is not very carbonated and is relatively mild for the style.

Taste: fruit- possibly tropical, with a lightly bitter, sweet,malty finish.

Another excellent Berkshire brew and one of the better Pale Ales I tasted.

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Photo of connecticutpoet
3.37/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of italianstallion
3.58/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of knicks19947
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SABERG
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dfecteau
3/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Solid beer. Price is great!

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Photo of BradMatton13
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Solid pale ale, very drinkable and for the price i buy this alot

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Photo of Bogdawg
4.27/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jtcolella
3.42/5  rDev -13%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.25

Like the overall taste and look

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Photo of RobertColianni
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of IrishKevin
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of lkokot
4.4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of swierczt
4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Nichols33
4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.12/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of buzzarooski
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

LOOK: Hazy Orange to Carmel Brown in Color, Moderate Foamy Tan Head that Dissipates Quickly but Plenty of Lacing Remains to Coat the Glass

SMELL: Very Mild Citrus Aroma, Overall Not much Scent but Pleasant

TASTE: Refreshing and Crisp with a Mild Fruity Sweetness, Very Slight Bitterness after the Swallow

FEEL: Light Carbonation, Very Smooth

OVERALL: Enjoyed this APA very much and would Recommend it. The fact that I wasn't Overwhelmed by a harsh kick despite the Higher ABV (6.30%) was a BIG plus :)

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Photo of Shawnspl
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of JKV96
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of gthaisz
4.12/5  rDev +4.8%

Photo of rorjets
4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Berkshire Ale Traditional Pale Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Beer rating: 72% out of 100 with 254 ratings
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