Tröegs Pale Ale | Tröegs Brewing Company

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Tröegs Pale AleTröegs Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-22-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of CHickman
4.3/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours hazy gold orange in color with a 1 finger foamy white head that faded slowly and left great sticky lacing clinging to the sides; there were a ton of bubbles in the head and it left a creamy layer on top.

Smells of floral hops, flowers, sweet malt, light toasted grains, citrus hops, orange peel, lemon, coriander, grapefruit, wheat, crackers, biscuit and a sweetness like brown sugar; there is some piney hops along with a hoppy finish which mellows the grains and sweet malts and adds great balance.

Like the nose, the flavor is quite hoppy for a pale ale with floral hops, flowers, citrus hops, orange peel, lemon, coriander, caramel, grapefruit, sweet malt, toasted grains, wheat bread, crackers, biscuit, grass, hay, brown sugar and a slight bitter bite; really well balanced, this is the ideal tasting pale ale for me: hop dominant and still malty for an incredibly tasty and balanced brew.

Mouthfeel is crisp and creamy at the same time, with a light body and light fizzy carbonation, and then a slightly bitter finish that's sweet and almost clean. An excellent pale ale, top notch, and a definite session beer. A very high recommendation, this is a tasty and refreshing beer.

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Photo of Geno78
5/5  rDev +29.5%

Photo of johnhenryconway
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of smxr88
3.48/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Pilsner glass. Has a light coppery color and a light not very long lasting head. It has some nice carbonation and is pretty hoppy. It has a kind of sweet malty taste with a nice crisp finish. Overall I enjoyed this beer. It is something on the lighter side that I wouldn't mind having a 6 pack of in a sitting. Very enjoyable.

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Photo of I2uss
5/5  rDev +29.5%

Photo of Arithmeticus
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured chilled in straight-edged glass

A: yellowish orange, clear; 1.5-finger head; decent carb action
S: a big poof of hops at first; mellows into mostly malt (cotton-candy-like)
T: bitter, hoppy; buttery flavor with subdued spicing; round, broad flavor; most pronounced in the tenor-note levels; bready, salty, and crispy

Overall a pretty good pale ale; more robust than most

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Photo of jmdrpi
4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of JoeBartender
5/5  rDev +29.5%

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5/5  rDev +29.5%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of randomdanger
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of GennyCreamAle
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Desaparecido
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of lpotter
4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of mcphish22
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of brewsclues
4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Really nice golden-amber color with a clear body. Excellent frothy head, with great retention from start to finish. It just looks refreshing - this is how a Pale Ale should be.

Smell: Citrus and floral, and plenty of hops.

Taste: Robust citrus and floral tastes, hops are noticeable while remaining understated. Malts come out after a few sips. Blends into the palate seamlessly. A totally balanced beer all the way through.

Mouthfeel: Low carbonation, yet exceedingly refreshing.

Overall: A really solid pale ale, another great offering from Troegs. An excellent "session" beer (ok, it's 5.4% ABV, so not quite) with plenty of character. One of my favorite APAs.

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Tröegs Pale Ale from Tröegs Brewing Company
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