Tools Of The Trade | Industrial Arts Brewing Company

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3.94/5
Very Good
97 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Industrial Arts Brewing Company
New York, United States
industrialartsbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TomMorris on 08-28-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,625
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
97
pDev:
8.38%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
21
Trade:
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Ratings: 97 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of elnunesio
2.51/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.44/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY.

This one pours a light amber color, completely clear, with a small head, and lots of lacing.

Not sure what this is hopped with- it's reminiscent of maybe Amarillo, some Simcoe and Cascade? There's lots of slightly fruity grassiness, orange peel, clean crackery malt, and some grapefruit.

This tastes so fresh and so clean. It's got such a clean and friendly bitterness, grassy and floral, with some pine, and a bit of grapefruit and peach. Everything is in appropriate amounts, and not too domineering. This is great.

This is light bodied, super crisp and clean in the mouthfeel, with a good level of carbonation.

First beer from Chief's new outfit here- this is great.

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Photo of rolltide8425
4.29/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of T-34-85
4.12/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tobelerone
4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JoeMans
4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spreetaper
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Alewife (Queens,NY)

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Photo of Zekenyce
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dleiner
4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of orcrist_cleaver
4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pale golden color. Musky and sweet perfume; dank papaya and and earthy lychee fruit element. It's really quite musky. Strong essence of wild garlic scape with overripe papaya, which I don't mind in pale ales that have a soft crackery malt taste with a bit of honey. Overall, it's like I went foraging in Harriman in the late spring. Tart rhubarb, sweeter strawberry, and that skunky scape. It's a bit thin in feel and medium in carb. Finishes with semi-bitter passionfruit. Lots of good flavor for such an easy drinking beer.

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Photo of MJSJr
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WillieThreebiers
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dwoolley1
4.27/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gberg67
4.29/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pale gold, good lacing. A bit lighter in the palate than I prefer, but it's delicious and since the alcohol content is relatively low, this problem solves itself. Very floral. I don't taste the bubble gum the reviewer below did, but I agree on all other points. It's 90 degrees and humid in New York City today and I couldn't have chosen better. The right mix of hops and fruit, and being a little light on the palate makes it a little more refreshing on a day like this.

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Photo of qcbrewer
3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dar482
4.29/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Clear medium gold.

Floral, bright zesty oranges passionfruit bubble gum, bright pine ,sessionable, not too juicy, with soft orange, light crackery malts.

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Photo of mltobin
3.89/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Huffs
3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Samlover55
4.11/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

*Updated review*
16oz can into Nonic Pint
Canned on 7/12/17
L- pale blond, murky, with thick white cap
S- sweet malt, citrus
T- pale malt. followed by citrus, with a hop bite on the finish
F- soft & smooth, light bodied with crisp carbo
Overall a 'crushable' Pale, with the perfect ABV

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Photo of Mersh
3.72/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TomMorris
4.17/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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Tools Of The Trade from Industrial Arts Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 97 ratings