English Bay Pale Ale | Granville Island Brewery

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English Bay Pale AleEnglish Bay Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Granville Island Brewery
British Columbia, Canada
gib.ca

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Easygoing—like the sunny shores of English Bay itself. Out of the bottle you’ll notice the rich, coppery colour and caramel malt flavour up front, balanced with a dry roasted finish that’s sure to put a smile on your face. Just grill up some burgers, kebabs or tenderloin—and chill

Added by 49degrees on 12-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,222
Reviews:
104
Ratings:
286
pDev:
14.64%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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6
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3.5/5  rDev +9%

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2.5/5  rDev -22.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -29.9%

Photo of slitherySOB
2.73/5  rDev -15%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Probably the weakest beer in their mix pack, this pale ale has no hops whatsoever. Pours a clear caramel colour with one fingers worth of head that barely lasts. Smells of sweet malts, biscuits, and cinnamon. Tastes more biscuit than the smell. Medium body mouthfeel and kind of dry in the finish. A beer I will not be seeking a sixer of, but if they served it at the bar, I'd drink it.

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4/5  rDev +24.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -22.1%

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of cfalovo97
3.26/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this for the first time a few weeks ago (First of any Granville beer). I found it on tap at a local bar and was pleasantly surprised. Poured nice with a copper color, with a sweet cirtusy taste. Well balanced. The bartender said they were trying hard to get some other Granville products in as this one was being well recieved by those who tried it

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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of imbibehour
3.55/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a Samuel Adams pint glass.

Light toffee brown body, and dark caramel color. Clear. Thin head of aboout two fingers and tan in color. Not much retention.

Sticky malts and light toffee smells. A hint of cinnamon also.

Palate comes with matching nose, cinnamon sweet and sticky caramel flavors. Slightly dry, with a simple malt backbone. Some decent carbonation and thickness. There's not much hop character to this though.

Overall a rather simple and decent brew, but not much going on either.

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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of BierStein711
3.07/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

You don't need to have this beer.

What you have here is a silly attempt at an APA, but there is not enough hop.

Amber in color, off white head that lasts for a minute.

Smells of carmel malt

Tastes like stale biscuits.

Not a beer worth your time as it is very watery.

Overall, don't seek out this beer. Have Rickyard's Blonde

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

English Bay Pale Ale from Granville Island Brewery
Beer rating: 3.21 out of 5 with 286 ratings
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