Death Valley Pale Ale | Indian Wells Brewing Company

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
BA SCORE
69
poor
26 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
Death Valley Pale AleDeath Valley Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Indian Wells Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Death Valley Desert Pale Is a classic pale ale made with lots 2-row malt and hopped with clean Cascade hops from Yakima Valley. If you're a fan of California Pale Ales; you going to love this beer!

Added by charlzm on 06-12-2010

BEER STATS
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
55
Avg:
2.69
pDev:
40.15%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
firstprev| 1-25 | 26-50  | next → last
Reviews: 26 | Ratings: 55
Photo of charlzm
2.51/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Consumed June 11th, 2010. Bottle obtained directly from brewery on May 30th, 2010. Consumed in "special" Samuel Adams glass.

Beer is a clear copperry orange with plentiful carbonation. A small, off-white head less than a finger tall becomes a thin but still beer-covering skin in short order, providing creamy, moderately sticky lacing.

Smell is indistinct hops with a bready malt note.

Flavor is unpleasantly sharp and somewhat metallic. Mineral water notes. Traces of bready malt (even yeast?) and a piney hop flavor. Bitterness is moderate, thin and only appears on the finish.

Slightly astringent but otherwise unremarkable mouthfeel.

Not an especially good beer, save for its appearance. I did barely finish the bottle, but it wasn't any fun. Not recommended.

 779 characters

firstprev| 1-25 | 26-50  | next → last
Death Valley Pale Ale from Indian Wells Brewing Company
69 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe