Pale Ale | Ithaca Beer Company

Pale AlePale Ale
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Pale AlePale Ale

Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company
New York, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-18-2001

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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours cloudy amber-gold with a creamy white head that leaves lots of streaky lacing. Aromas of pine resin and grapefruit hops with a solid caramel malt backbone. Simple, but nicely done. Taste consists of more American hops - pine resin and grapefruit, with a slightly toasted caramel malt profile. Very drinkable. Mouthfeel is nice and crisp, with a medium body and good carbonation. Overall a solid Pale Ale, no real complaints here.

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3.4/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a tumbler pint, the beer is a bright, orange-gold coloring with a filmy, off-white head. Aromas of citrus and caramel blending, with a slight hoppy blending. Flavors of peppery and resiny hops forward on the initial tongue with a slick, caramel rich backbone. The aftertaste is roasty and bitter, with a rich, bitter finish. Good, solid lacing along the glass as you go. Decent, but middle of the road at best.

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3/5  rDev -15%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of MrOH
4.06/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours clear deep gold with a single finger of white head. Pretty good retention. Good lace.

Lots of citrus and floral notes with a bit of toasty background.

Light floral and citrus hop flavors over deep toasty malt backbone. Well done.

Light bodied and refreshing with medium carbonation.

A damn fine, very drinkable APA.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Pale Ale from Ithaca Beer Company
Beer rating: 35.8% out of 100 with 260 ratings
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