Pale Ale | Okanagan Spring Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Okanagan Spring Brewery
British Columbia, Canada
okspring.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Clear and copper coloured, it is fruity on the palate and hearty in hops with a nice, round finish. We are honoured that Pale Ale continues to be BC’s most popular craft brew.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-19-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
185
Reviews:
77
Avg:
3.27
pDev:
15.9%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
19
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 185 |  Reviews: 77
Photo of Damacdon
3.59/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CanadianBeerBlogger
3.25/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Svingjo
3.62/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of imfinished
3.4/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BellsFan
3.18/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Reminds me of Fullers London Pride but with a more crisp mouthfeel

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Photo of safaricook
3.49/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

English style pale ale with a delicate flowery aroma and a slightly caramelly malt backbone and a somewhat minerally, sharp bitterness. Light body and a little overcarbonated for the style (at least from the tab at the Mariott in Downtown Toronto)

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Photo of talbotjf99
3.02/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Foley67
3.59/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bunman3
3.25/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Overall, there is nothing wrong with this beer. It's been a staple of the Spring lineup for as long as I can remember. It looks fairly good, has a very faint aroma, and like many of OK Spring beers, is a bit thin in the mouth. The flavor is certainly pleasant - just enough malt and hops to make it "above average". It's not a beer I would actively seek out, but I certainly wouldn't turn one down, were it offered to me.

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Photo of NickThePyro
3.25/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MasterOfArgos39
3.5/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pmicdee
3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DenisKolkin
2.77/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

341 ml bottle served cold into a pint glass. Received as part of a gift pack for a birthday gift.

Appearance - clear rich golden color with some amber hues. Few visible bubbles and a small one finger white head with mediocre retention. No lacing left behind either.

Smell - mild mealtimes with a slight sweet vega give hoppy funk. Not unpleasant but not nearly as crisp almost pale ales. A little bit macro- ish.

Taste - an adjunct like sweet corn flavor followed by a brief earthy hop flavor. Some tea like characteristics in there. Not what I'm looking for in a pale ale.

Mouthfeel - a little flat on the plate and on the tongue, thin bodied and a bit watery.

Overall - a mediocre pale ale that has more macro- ish charactistics than just about any other playable I've had.

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Photo of TheHammer
3.46/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BCborn
3.5/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tyler_V2
2.38/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer didn't do it for me. It's not a bad beer, but I don't think it's anything special, and when it comes to personal preference, it's not for me.

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Photo of Jotora
2.5/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of CRObighit2
3.19/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of olradetbalder
3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of kabritz
1.75/5  rDev -46.5%

Photo of beersareonme
3.5/5  rDev +7%

Photo of Phenyx
4.68/5  rDev +43.1%

Photo of dar482
3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of Whatup14
2.25/5  rDev -31.2%

Photo of Corson
3/5  rDev -8.3%

Pale Ale from Okanagan Spring Brewery
3.27 out of 5 based on 185 ratings.
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