Rising Sun Pale Ale | Baird Brewing Company / Fishmarket Taproom

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3.73/5
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Rising Sun Pale AleRising Sun Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Baird Brewing Company / Fishmarket Taproom
Japan
bairdbeer.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by UncleJimbo on 06-23-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,918
Reviews:
85
Ratings:
163
pDev:
12.06%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
19
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 163 |  Reviews: 85
Photo of PolarBear3
3.1/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Pours a dirty, orange colour with light frothy white head that laces well

S - Loads of citrus aromas including orange, peach and apricots, lemon with a little sweet malt and hint of toffee apple.

T - Similiar to the nose but not as pronounced, some citrus including orange, peach, more of a grainy bitter lemon.

M - Medim carbonation and light to medium body

O - Lacks any serious punch to have you begging for more. Fairly bland and not for me.

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Photo of movingtrain
3.09/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 ounce bottle poured into a 12 ounce snifter.

This is interesting...an American Pale Ale brewed in Japan. This one carries a hefty price tag ($5 for 12 ounce bottle). Perhaps because of the place of origin? Perhaps this beer is astounding? Let's find out.

Pours as a Pale Ale should...nice lacing on the glass...a somewhat transparent copper color in the beer itself.

Smells of rich caramel, syrup, hops, sweet fruit (grapes, melon), and some bitterness in the nose, as well.

The flavor is very biscuity and bitter. Pretty dry on the tongue. There are some raisiny notes in there, along with an alcoholic bitter sting on the tip of the tongue. Some bubblegum flavors, and do I detect a rice element here?

Overall, this beer is good, but nothing to write home about. It would be a good, refreshingly bitter ale for a hot summer day. It's a standard example, a bit on the bitter side, and slightly heavy on the price.

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Photo of beachbum1975
3.08/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Picked up a single of this beer at Root Cellar in Kenwood, OH.

A: Pours a cloudy, fuzzy orange with a big 2 inch evenly sized bubbled head. Head retention is good, but no immediate lacing detected.

S: Smells of lemon zest, light orange and mildly toasted malts.

T: Much like the nose. Lemon zest, lightly toasted malts, bread and other floral scents.
M: Light to medium bodied and a bit grain. Semi-dry with a lingering finsh.

D: Nice and enjoyable, but I had to pay $4.99 for this. Way to overpriced in my opinion - even as an import - no thanks.

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Photo of olradetbalder
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of Rhettroactive
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of cudmud
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: The beer has a cloudy orange color with two fingers of rocky head that produces major lacing.

Smell: This sample has a faint smell of hops and a hint of black pepper. In the background there is a smattering of malt.

Taste: Mostly tastes of malt with a slight taste of hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium body and creamy.

Overall: This is a thirst quenching beer with average flavors from the hops and malt. I don't pick up any flavors or smells from the hops. This would be a refreshing beer on a hot summer's day.

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Photo of ygtbsm94
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of MarkDeming
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of Hultkrantz
2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of Olinnelson
2.6/5  rDev -30.3%

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2.5/5  rDev -33%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Yuroula
1/5  rDev -73.2%

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Rising Sun Pale Ale from Baird Brewing Company / Fishmarket Taproom
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 163 ratings