Geary's Pale Ale | D.L. Geary Brewing Company

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3.55/5
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431 Ratings
Geary's Pale AleGeary's Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
D.L. Geary Brewing Company
Maine, United States
gearybrewing.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our flagship. This is a classic British pale ale with a nod to the legendary beers of Burton-on-Trent. Copper-colored, dry, clean, and crisp with lots of late hop taste, in an appetizing complex with ale fruitiness from imported Hampshire yeast. Original gravity - 1047; alcohol by volume - 4.5%; two row English malt (pale, crystal and chocolate); Cascade, Mt. Hood, Tettnang and Fuggle Hops.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,769
Reviews:
217
Ratings:
431
pDev:
15.21%
Bros Score:
3.93
 
 
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17
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Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.21/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RochefortChris
4.05/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Cgraham
3.55/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of founddrama
3.1/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of papat444
2.61/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Looks good but tastes like cardboard and old malt.

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Photo of jharmon
3.47/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of xNoQuarterX
3.72/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

I like it except the aftertaste could be slightly better

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Photo of 31Sam13
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was not overly impressed. In fact, it seemed to personify mediocrity in every way...

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Photo of postalroger
4.19/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmdrpi
2.72/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

12 oz bottle - no date

medium copper color, thin white head. the aroma is a bit stale, earthy. the taste is a bit similar. bready, no hop flavor at all. medium body and carbonation.

I have a feeling this bottle might be quite old, but no way to know.

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Photo of Lefty_P_Hand
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.45/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.77/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Highbury09
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tkelley
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

12 oz bottle from beer of the every other month shipment poured into a tulip glass.

A - very clear brownish copper body with a very thin head. Not good lacing but might be more to do with choice of used glass.

N - toffee and baked bread with a little fruity or spicy hops. Buttery yeast as well.

T - no surprises following the smell. Not overly bitter. More malt than hops but with an interesting flavor profile. Sweet and grassy and a little fruity. Ring wood buttery yeast flavor. Not bad here.

M -bubbly and a little hot? Not watery but not heavy at all.

O - pretty good English style. Cheers!

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.12/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.56/5  rDev +0.3%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.88/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Geary's Pale Ale from D.L. Geary Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 431 ratings