Pub Crawl
Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Style:
American Pale Ale (APA)
Ranked #684
ABV:
4.7%
Score:
87
Ranked #16,489
Avg:
3.9 | pDev: 11.54%
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
76
From:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
 
Texas, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  1
Gots
  29
SCORE
87
Very Good
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Notes: This crisp, sessionable pale ale is brewed with a combination of hops: Centennial at the beginning of the boil for bitterness, and Amarillo and Galaxy at the end for the bulk of the flavor and aroma. Two Row Pale and Maris Otter English Pale malts give the beer a slight color and tiny amount of sweetness. Golden naked oats malt lend a nutty, more full-bodied flavor, and the London III yeast accentuates the hop flavor and aroma. It's perfect for enjoying throughout a Pub Crawl.
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Photo of MUSHROOMCLOUD
3.74/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz canned 7/24/19, opened 8/25/19.
1" white head with good retention, golden beer with good clarity and active carbonation streams. Visually appealing fresh lacing.
Lemon and pine. Bright nose, mainly citrus based hop aromas coming through.
Orange, lime, pine, some bready character from a light malt backing. Late hints of marmalade and apricot...even tea...
Light body, medium carbonation. Quick, mild bitter pop followed by a very dry finish.
Easy to drink, good amount of flavor and only 4.7% without being too thin.

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Photo of H-TownMcBuck
3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Surprisingly good for a session. Nice hoppy character both in smell and taste. It has some bitter quality, finishes a little sour. I will enjoy very much by the pool, grilling, or on the beach.

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Photo of GRFrank75
3.11/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I am a fan of SESSION IPAs. I was excited when St. Arnold came out with Pub Crawl as their SESSION ale, but sadly it wasn't an IPA - I'm a certified hop-head!

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Photo of ThomasRod
1.31/5  rDev -66.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.25

I don't get this beer at all. Overwhelming grapefruit and pine flavor. I know it's supposed to be hoppy, and I've enjoyed SA's other summer brews, but this is not pleasant to me.

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Photo of Jbbdrinker
3.61/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A pine tar aroma accompanies the frothy head. Once it fades, the bubbly skin coates its straw color.  Each mouthful is dominated by a resinous, lemon peppered hop character. The flavor lingers with a sour and bitter aftertaste. There is a slight sweet taste, reminecent of overripe fruit. This really strikes me as a hopped up lght beer. Plenty of flavor present, but not really my favorite flavor pallett. If you really love robust hop character and are looking for a session brew, this would do well.

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Photo of jngrizzaffi
3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a thick foamy head. Head retention and lacing are both very good. Has a somewhat bread/cracker like aroma with some mild hoppiness and slight citrus. Lighter bodied taste. Strong crackery malts with a good amount of bitterness. Slight citrus at then end. Moderate to heavy carbonation.

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Photo of Finicky_Phineas
3.3/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The masses adulate obsessively for this particular brew. I am always quite hesitant with the beers marked sessionable as being weak, watery, and lifeless like the eyes of a catatonic mental patient on too many anti-depressant. Appealing to those who like non-alcoholic brew and similar blasphemous clones of actual beer.
This was a bit hoppy and bitter at first with a foam that might have been more suitable for insulating homes. I thought the bitterness would subside after a few cans, but there it sat, gnawing at my throat and taste buds like gasoline after a bad siphon. Hideous and detestable which is sad considering I like most of St. Arnold's various concoctions.
This vomitous tasting swill in its putrid yellow can reveals that even master brewers can get it all wrong and desperately need to try again. Sessionable is not a good thing unless you enjoy trips to the men's room and an aftertaste that feels like you have been sucking on a vagabond's leather shoe for the evening. Preposterous and found wanting.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Saint Arnold Pub Crawl has a very thick, foamy, mousse-like, off-white head of foam, lots of heavy glass lacing, and a hazy, yellow-gold appearance. Aroma is of sharp, citrus hop oils and cracker malt. Taste is the same, with a touch of slightly-turned fruit, in the undertaste. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Pub Crawl finishes medium dry.

RJT

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Photo of chamberscreek
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice, crisp, hoppy start with maybe a bit more fizz than I prefer on a pale ale. Initial kick gives way to a little more body on the back end. Still, the finish was a little thin for my taste, even as a so-called sessionable beer. Still, this is a nice drink for the warmer days of the year, maybe as an IPA alternative.

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Photo of mjurney
4.07/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Golden color, slight haze. Tons of carbonation rising. Thick bright white head.

Aroma:
Grassy, citrus, a bit resinous. Slight sweet pale malt.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Medium hop bitterness, mostly grassy, with some citrus and resinous. Malt background, slight sweetness, cracker. Finish is crisp and bitter. Light-medium bodied, crisp, tangy, well carbonated, refreshing.

Overall:
It's a good example of American Pale Ale.

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Photo of Smurfman584
4.46/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a can to a pint glass. Born on date 7/6/17. Pale golden color, solid lacing. Nice piney hops smell; initially thought mosaic, but mistaken. Balanced flavor, smooth after taste. Could easily drink a few of these at a clip.

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Photo of eaglegrafix
3.36/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A very light yellow with slight haze. Nose is pleasant and inviting giving promise of hops and citrus. Taste is thin and slightly weak without foundation or complexity. Mouth feel is s real disappointment with very weak response. The feel drags the overall down.

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Photo of puck1225
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had it on draft in a pint glass. Clear yellow color with a nice thick white head and great lacing. The smell was very fragrant and refreshing. Strong citrus smell and flavor, grapefruit and lemon come through strong with some orange. Mild and refreshing for summer!

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Photo of dzerri
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

brewed with centennial (and amarillo and galaxy) hops. Quite tasty. I used to dislike centennial hop presence, but that all changed. quite light, bitter, nutty.

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Photo of HipCzech
4.09/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Serving: 12 oz can ("032217"), poured into a shaker pint glass.

Appearance: Slightly hazy, pale golden yellow with lush, bubbly head of white foam. Porous, patchy lace coats the glass with a persistent cap of white froth.

Smell: Citrus peel, pine needles, freshly baked white bread and spicy, faintly dank notes.

Taste: Refreshing grapefruit and lemon zest, baguette crust, grassy hops and just enough bitterness for a clean finish.

Mouthfeel: Light body and lively carbonation.

Overall: Light, refreshing and drinkable pale ale. Nice bready malt notes play well with citrusy hops to keep it clean and refreshing.

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Photo of HotDogBikeRide
4.93/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured a yellow golden pour, white head which lingered for quite a minute. Beautiful beer.

On tap this was one of the freshest beers I've ever tried. The smell had a hoppy citrus, with colorful light grapefruit and grassy flavor combined with the most perfect balance I think I've had in an APA.

Bready malt that takes the flavor to an extra balance and is kinda toned down.

I felt unlike some other reviews it had a semi-dry finish at most but was extremely refreshing begging you to take the next sip. This is one of my favorite St. Arnold beers along with the Divine Reserves. I cannot wait to purchase this in the stores at a good price. I don't even mind paying for a $5 tap pour because it is so fresh, incredible, and good.

I am so glad it will be a year round beer. thanks again St. Arnold, you're the best brewery in Texas.

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Photo of champ103
4.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours with a light chilled haze that clears up after a minute. A straw/yellow color with a dense two finger white head that forms. Good retention and lacing all the way down the glass.
S: Citrus hops, floral, grapefruit all up front. Everything is really well balanced and bright. Some grains and doughy malt balances everything out. A light bitterness. The definition of balanced.
T: Like the nose, really well balanced. Citrus, floral, grapefruit rind. Biscuit/doughy malts, and even a touch of sweetness. With a very nice bitterness lingering, and finishes dry.
M/O: A light to medium body. Beautiful carbonation that is effervescent crisp, supper clean, and finishes dry. I love the balance here, and so enjoyable to drink. I can come back to this all day.

Really well done. About as good of a Pale Ale that you will come by. The balance is superb, and I love that this drinks like a true Pale Ale, not just an IPA in disguise. Along with 5 O'Clock this will be a staple in my fridge once cans hit stores.

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Pub Crawl from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 76 ratings