Mountain Livin'
Crazy Mountain Brewery

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Crazy Mountain Brewery
Colorado, United States
American Pale Ale
Ranked #1,201
Ranked #28,707
3.37 | pDev: 15.13%
Mar 04, 2022
Sep 12, 2011
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Rated: 3.18 by Danzifer from Ohio

Mar 04, 2022
Rated: 3.33 by funku2 from Colorado

Aug 21, 2021
Rated: 3.5 by imperialking from Illinois

Jan 21, 2021
Rated: 4.53 by Connybumbum from Colorado

Jun 06, 2020
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Reviewed by HardCider from Pennsylvania

3.52/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
This beer poured a clear rust/orange color with a moderate caramel-colored head. It has a very mild aroma with pine as the most notable. The initial taste was sweet and malty. A pretty good session beer!
Nov 30, 2019
Rated: 4.43 by T66tah from Pennsylvania

Oct 31, 2019
Rated: 3 by Jeremiah87 from Colorado

Jul 13, 2019
Rated: 3.5 by btbcolo from Colorado

Feb 09, 2019
Rated: 3.49 by CreedeSon from Illinois

Jan 21, 2019
Rated: 3.35 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts

Dec 04, 2018
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Reviewed by jazzyjeff13 from England

3.37/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
A 12oz bottle with no visible BB date. ABV is stated as 5.2%. Acquired a while back from a webshop. The label features a fat rodent-like thing with antlers....

A: Poured into a tulip. Bottle conditioned and extremely lively. A hazy orange-amber colour with insane carbonation and plentiful floating sediment. Produces a vast head of fluffy white foam with good retention; this slowly subsides to a thick surface layer. Nice lacing.

S: Aroma of leafy hops with hints of grass/hay, noble hops, subtle fruitiness, a touch of pine, caramel malt, ale yeast, earthiness and stewed hops. OK but nothing special.

T: Tastes of grassy hops with notes of leafiness, hay, mild spice/herbs, subtle fruitiness, a hint of pine resin, caramel malt, ale yeast, earthiness and stewed hops. Slightly sweet, followed by a substantial hop-driven bitterness upon swallowing.

M: Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and dry, with lively carbonation and decent body. Could be a shade thicker for the style. Quite astringent; dries the palate. Aftertaste of grassy, leafy hops, caramel malt, earthiness and faint yeast.

O: Lacklustre. Part of the problem is that I have no idea how old the bottle is. Looks OK; the carbonation lives up to the brewery name. Aroma and flavour are a blend of leafy hops with faint fruity notes, underpinned by caramel malt, earthiness and ale yeast. Body is OK. Drinkable, but the character seems lopsided and lacking in personality. No need to seek it out.
Apr 06, 2018
Rated: 3.25 by MonkeyPilates from Minnesota

Apr 01, 2018
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.62/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
12oz bottle. Poured out a clear, golden color with a small, tan head of foam. It smelled of pine, citrus and roasted malt. Slightly sweet with caramel and a citrusy bite.
Mar 15, 2018
Rated: 3.59 by 22Blue from Kansas

Feb 13, 2018
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Reviewed by pat61 from Minnesota

4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
L: pours brilliant amber gold, permeated with streams of rapidly rising bubbles under a lacy 1" light ecru blanket of foam with good retention

S: aromas start ripe with bread crust, tropical fruits, citrus, floral, wet wood, earthiness, and a faint hint of tobacco

T: Mildly sweet biscuit, rich tropical fruits, citrus, and pineapple, begin the flavors with some earthiness and wet wood underneath

F: has a very rich creamy texture with a medium body and medium, very soft carbonation

O: This is a full flavored, very satisfying beer
Dec 12, 2017
Rated: 3.85 by S_McAteer_95 from Ireland

Nov 11, 2017
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Reviewed by dcscientist from Colorado

4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Looks like a pale, smells like a pale, tastes like a pale. Yup, it's a pale alright. I get the citrus flavoring, though not so much the tropical description that they provide on the bottle, but this was a solid APA. Lower IBU's than most pales (40), and a drinkable alcohol content as well. Not super hoppy as a result, and you don't get overwhelmed by the bitterness like some APAs slant toward. Nothing too adventurous here, but it works.
Sep 08, 2017
Rated: 4 by Dper from Alabama

Aug 20, 2017
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Reviewed by Wasatch from Colorado

4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 oz. Bottle

Pours a nice yellow color, pretty nice carbonation, with a pretty nice thick/creamy one-finger off-white head, which leaves some nice sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, malty, citrusy. The taste is hoppy, malty, citrusy. Medium body. Overall, a nice tasty brew.
Apr 03, 2017
Rated: 4.07 by SamuelMiller from Montana

Feb 06, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by jtnord from Colorado

Dec 23, 2016
Rated: 3.76 by Mateo2699 from Texas

Dec 13, 2016
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Reviewed by puck1225 from Texas

3.91/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Golden yellow color with a nice thick head and decent lacing. Sweet bready smell. Taste was initially dry and earthy. As the bottom of the bottle was reached, a quick swirl produced a residue with a very pleasant funk. This beer seems a bit underrated.
Nov 09, 2016
Rated: 3.52 by Justinprintz from New Jersey

Oct 21, 2016
Rated: 3 by tykechandler from Kentucky

Sep 29, 2016
Rated: 3.35 by mush from Illinois

Sep 16, 2016
Rated: 3.35 by Dave2234 from Minnesota

Sep 03, 2016
Rated: 3 by jgunther71 from Illinois

Aug 15, 2016
Rated: 3.25 by krome from Illinois

Aug 14, 2016
Rated: 2.81 by dag1991 from Ohio

Aug 10, 2016
Rated: 3.25 by Jae61 from Arizona

Jul 22, 2016
Rated: 3.93 by DruC4 from Michigan

Jul 17, 2016
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Reviewed by 1000lbgrizzly from Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Cloudy deep orange body, fluffy off-white head, few lazy bubbles. Nose and flavor contain soft tropical fruits, good background malt, moderate sweetness, mild bitterness. Body is medium-full, which is mismatched for the light flavors.
An easy drinking APA... nearly too easy drinking. Even in a 'light' ale light this I want a bit more bite.
May 28, 2016
Rated: 3.59 by deereless from Colorado

May 19, 2016
Rated: 2.98 by BigAl18 from Minnesota

May 15, 2016
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Reviewed by DrDemento456 from Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Picked this up mixed and matched at the local Carnivores in Oakmont.

A - Pours a rather dark amber brown color I would have suspected IPA if you didn't tell me the style. Bubbly head makes for no lacing.
S - Well I wouldn't call this "bright" or "Tropical" but it does have a decent pale malt base mild herbal hops and in a way reminded me of passion fruit juice.
T - Herbal and vegital with a sweet malt base and a mildly bitter finish.
M - It goes down rather smooth so I can't knock it for that.

Overall not something I would get again but not as gross as the reviews make it out to be. BTW they changed the ABV to 5.7% so maybe the recipe has changed as well? It's definitely better than an "OK" pale ale.
May 07, 2016
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Reviewed by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

3.29/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Tasted in a 12 oz snifter from draught at Firkin on April 8, 2015. Look is hazy blond with a white head and spotty lacing. Smell is herbal, vegetal and biscuit and caramel malt aromas. Taste is herb, spice, grass, yeast and biscuit and caramel malt flavors. Feel is medium to light in body with sweet mouthfeel and a slightly bitter finish.
Apr 08, 2016
Rated: 3.25 by westcoastbeerlvr from California

Mar 28, 2016
Rated: 3.41 by Tlloyd417 from Colorado

Mar 23, 2016
Rated: 3.46 by ovaltine from Indiana

Mar 15, 2016
Mountain Livin' from Crazy Mountain Brewery
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