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Faction Flagship Pale Ale | Faction Brewing

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4.09/5
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76 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Faction Brewing
California, United States
factionbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by largadeer on 11-10-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,643
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
76
pDev:
9.54%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 76 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of Gregmacd
5/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Solid. good choice to name the brewery after.

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Photo of HoppyVidal1
4.8/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Tasting this beer at Three Sheets in Dublin Ca and it just shocked the hell out of me with its intense incredible nose and a finish that just goes on and on. It's a Pale at only 5.2% but it behaves like a big boy IPA find this beer it's fantastic!
Cheers!

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4.76/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of elNopalero
4.74/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This poured a clear amber color with good foam.

There’s an incredibly fresh and vibrant aroma that’s a citrus bowl of delights: tangerine, orange, a squeeze of lemon and a touch of pine. The flavor pops with tangerine and orange, pine and pith. The flavor lingers, tapering off into deliciousness.

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Photo of JLaw55
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Possibly one of the smoothest and tastiest pale ales I have ever had. This was a phenomenal balance between malt and hops, even though it was slightly hoppier than most pale ales.

Would Drink Again: Yes
Would Purchase Again: Yes

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of IpaBeerDrinkers
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Where to begin....the body and feel on this defies its abv. The hop trio comes thru clean and sharp. Smell is a fantastic hop forward medley. This is perhaps the best pale I've had...and I had psuedo sue 2 weeks ago

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.45/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev +7.6%

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4.35/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Draft at Imbibe into a pilsner glass. What a great pale! Great nose and fantastic taste, the. Mosaic is really highlighted. A beer I'll absolutely buy every time I see it!

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4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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Faction Flagship Pale Ale from Faction Brewing
Beer rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 76 ratings
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