Chaser Pale | Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery

Chaser PaleChaser Pale
BA SCORE
23.1%
Liked This Beer
3.42 w/ 147 ratings
Chaser PaleChaser Pale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery
Tennessee, United States
blackstonebrewery.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,615
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
147
Liked:
34
Avg:
3.42/5
pDev:
13.16%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
30
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 147 |  Reviews: 37
Photo of kylehay2004
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of GRG1313
2.8/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

this beer is better than its ratings, unless of course you are rating it as a kolsch, which, i really dont think it does all that well, but its a really refreshing glass of beer. its not so much a kolsch though, more of a gentle pale meets a gentle amber, i get a kiss of richer, sweeter malts, although the beer doesnt have a ton of color. what it does have is a ton of character in the mouthfeel. its awesome because its so refreshing, so light with the alcohol down there and all the carbonation, it cuts through fatigue and dehydration really well, and i was feeling both when i had my first one. very very clean, i would have thought it was a lager with that finish, but there really is no yeast profile to this at all. a great balance and an exhibit in simplicity. not my favorite of the beers i had from these guys, but it belongs in the bars in nashville because its so refreshing and so easy to drink a ton of. a great local craft alternative to macro beers, leagues better than that.

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Photo of nmann08
2.25/5  rDev -34.2%

Photo of BEERchitect
3.87/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sounded pretty good upon ordering. Not sure I was expecting a Kolsch. No matter, I did like the beer, though it's pretty bold for the style. A little more malty than expected with a pronounced caramel, apple, pear flavor that expanded the brew quite a bit. The hops were also bold with a light spicy, citrus character. Not enough to change the beer to a new style, but certainly daring for a Kolsch. Reminds me a lot of Summit's Extra Pale.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.25/5  rDev -5%

Photo of LXIXME
3.67/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A medium white head settles into a thin lacing above a clearish straw golden colored beer.

A light bread like malt blends well with a light hops and yeast sourness.

The taste is on the lighter side with with bready malts and light hops that near border on sour, with a slight hint of something earthy.

There is a slight bitterness to the taste that is transferred through the light dry aftertaste and kind of stays with you on this lightish bodied beer.

A kolsch style beer that I kinda like, I think it's the bitterness and dryness coming through that sells this beer for me, I like me them hops.

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Photo of jlindros
3.43/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Another Blackstone beer to try thanks to JonnyGalt (Reddit). I love me a good Kolsch done well, so let's see. Best before Sept, 2012.

Pours a lighter fizzy pasty white almost 1 finger head that fades at a med pace but leaves some nice looking lacing, over mostly clear golden lemon yellow colored beer.

Nose has some light bready malts, touch of baker's yeast, and a very light herbal earthy hop touch, also some light golden malts with touch of straw.

Taste starts light and toasty, grainy malts and light bready taste, and hint of straw. Then hops again, grassy slightly herbal and earthy hops that are a bit on the side that I don't like that much. Fairly light overall as well. Finish is semi dry with bit more bitterness (which stays light overall), and light grassy herbal hops lingering.

Mouth is lighter bodied, decent carb.

Overall kinda meh, the malts aren't bad but not perfect for the style, and the hops are a completely different world, not close to what I expected for the style, more destined for a British Pale, and they come through too much IMO.

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of rolltide8425
3.4/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlexFields
2.99/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a really light fairly hazy yellow, thin but attractive head.

Smells a little wheaty, maybe slightly tangy...kinda dull.

Taste is lightly sweet, a little hoppy for a kolsch, spicy and floral hops, mild flavors overall.

Mouthfeel is really good, crisp and very refreshing.

Decent beer. 6.3/10

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Photo of feloniousmonk
3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance: crystal clear, yellow hue, near transparent at glass' bottom, with an average-size sliver foam.

Aroma is mildly hoppy, delicately floral, honeyish.

Taste: mellow, likeable,...faint fruit in the flavor, a drizzle of hops. Light bodied, crisp and clean, dry finish.

I could toss back these with gusto, especially in weather like this...though, I'd get a hankering for something heartier. Just how I am.

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Photo of aasher
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gonzoillini
2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of Gavage
3.1/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance: clea pale yellow in color with a 1/2" head that falls apart immediately. A few spots of lace dot the glass during the session.

Smell: grass and apple tones are very weak and soft. Tough to pick up any aromas by the nose.

Taste: mild malt sweetness, green apples, pears, and grass are all very mellow on the flavor front. Some very weak bitterness balances the weak sweetness.

Mouthfeel: crisp on the tongue throughout. Light in body. Clean aftertaste.

Drinkability: very dull and medicore at best on the drinkability scale. After drinking 1/2 the pint I lost interest. Good beer for a typical macro fan.

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Photo of beernads
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of waddellc2
2.75/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of HopHead84
3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

5/7/2012

A: Transparent pale yellow with a mountain of pillowy foam that slowly recedes.

S: Strong grainy malt presence with a bit of biscuit. Faint granny smith apple notes emanate from the glass, and there's a touch of pear.

T: Soft, grainy, well attenuated malt profile with a light fruity sweetness that reminds me of a blend of pear and apple. There's a whisper of mineral on the back end. Finishes smooth with subtle fruit notes.

M: Medium light in body with upper medium carbonation. The mouthfeel is smooth and dry.

Overall: A highly drinkable and quite enjoyable Kolsch that shows nice balance between malt and fruity sweetness.

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Photo of barczar
3.62/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zekenyce
3.68/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.25/5  rDev -5%

Photo of Jason_cs
3.4/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zazzi82
3.58/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of khargro2
2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

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Chaser Pale from Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery
Beer rating: 23.1% out of 100 with 147 ratings
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