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Tropical Pale Ale | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Tropical Pale AleTropical Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.76/5
Very Good
309 Ratings
Tropical Pale AleTropical Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by JLaw55 on 02-15-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,203
Reviews:
74
Ratings:
309
pDev:
8.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
73
Trade:
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4.1/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.7/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChuckTom
4.23/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.55/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can at the 2017 Fall ASMF.
Hazy copper colored body with a weak head that leaves minimal lacing. Coarse carbonation bubbles. Mild fruity aroma with a stronger, danker, fruity flavor. Both grapefruit and passion fruit can be detected.
Medium body.

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Photo of basaywhat
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can. Pours a clear gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of dank citrus with some tropical fruit. Flavor has bitter citrus with some citrus rind.

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Photo of srw
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of classixIII
3.87/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VeganUndead
3.44/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.98/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a custom shaped grip glass: color is gold, head presents at almost 1.5 inches deep, lowers slowly to a solid 1/2 inch top, some lacing on the glass.

Smell is light malt, then quick grapefruit bitterness and sourness, rind like, enticing.

Taste is equally full of grapefruit qualities: more fruity sourness, then some rind and bitterness; malt is light but present mainly light toast and neutral grain. Grapefruit juice like flavor really starts to take hold as it warms up a bit; others have hinted at other tropical fruit notes which seem to be present but difficult to distinguish.

Mouthfeel is medium, crisp, lingering bite.

Overall a very good fruited pale ale, pronounced grapefruit flavor and subtle malt backbone.

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3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nicholas2121
4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tropical Pale Ale brewed by Boulevard Brewing Co., With an ABV of 5.90% This American Pale Ale pours out a deep golden amber color with a nice white head. There is some nice spotty lacing to this brew, it sticks to the side of the glass well. The smell is rich with sweetness, citrus, and mild hops. You also pick up on some nice gains and malts. So far this is an inviting brew. Now for the taste, it is bold with grapefruit citrus sweetness, and hops. The grapefruit is a nice note to this brew. You also pick up on some nice grains and malts as well. This is a well balanced pale ale. The body of Tropical Pale Ale is a soild medium. There is nothing overpowering about this brew, it has a super nice balance to it. Tropical Pale Ale would go nice on a hot summer day. For being a grapefruit brew, it is not overpowering, it is there but in a good way. The month feel of Tropical Pale Ale is Clean , Grapefruit, Smooth, and Refreshing. Overall I'm giving this brew a 4.25 out of 5. I would look this brew up again givin the chance to. Boulevard Brewing Co. Did a real nice job with this pale ale. If you are looking for something different, look this brew up.

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3.86/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L-Darker than expected. Golden amber/copper look. Streams of bubbles. Slight rim hugging head.
S-Grassy, piney, hoppy. All very subdued, but there. A slightly funky/kushy aroma. Boozeyness follows.
T-Toned down, bitter, tart, grapefruit-y, there's some tropical fruit as well. Lemon? Very good and fresh.
F-Refreshing, light bodied, and slightly dry.
O- It's refreshing, yet kind of heavy for a pale ale. So there's kind of a limbo between where I would want to drink this beer. All together, very good, well crafted pale ale.

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3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.02/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.91/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.56/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

8/5/17 draft @ Winking Lizard Peninsula

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3.67/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Tropical Pale Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 309 ratings
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