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Mt. Tam Pale Ale | Marin Brewing Company

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Mt. Tam Pale AleMt. Tam Pale Ale
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3.69/5
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151 Ratings
Mt. Tam Pale AleMt. Tam Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Marin Brewing Company
California, United States
marinbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Mt. Tam Pale Ale is our best-selling flagship brew! It has a bright golden color, a medium body and a smooth taste.

Added by xlperro on 03-03-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,453
Reviews:
75
Ratings:
151
pDev:
12.74%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
14
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 151 |  Reviews: 75
Photo of A_bit_of_the_Sacrament
3.24/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a nice red-orange color with generous head. Good floral aroma. Tastes citrusy with good hop profile. Notes of orange peel are most prevalent. Very well balanced with a light body. Very drinkable even sessionable.

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Photo of Lorihall1
3.94/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of metter98
3.6/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Jake's Cannery Bar, San Francisco, CA

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation along with sone notes of amber hues. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and running down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of citrus hops are present in the nose—oranges seem to stand out in particular.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has flavors of orange citrus along with some notes of grapefruit There is a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels a bit shy of being medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This pale ale goes down easily. It's not that bitter, but has some citrusy flavors.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of Mambajahamba
4.09/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of whatname
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NolaHopHead
3.79/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clean medium orange color with slight haze, finger head lasts awhile. The aroma is very floral with mild citrus, mostly lemon. The taste is similar with big floral hops up front followed by some citrus peel and a little bready malt. The finish is dry and some grassy flower petal hops linger, maybe a little too long. Medium soft mouthfeel. Overall decent pale ale, very floral.

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Photo of spark3148857
3.79/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of manuelnoah
4.23/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jackb112
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A solid pale ale from my back yard.

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Photo of Rick778
3.12/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of avwrite
3.69/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sweffin
3.84/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikeb8
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.17/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of od_sf
3.01/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Fatehunter
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Pours a big foamy head on a hazy straw body.
The aroma is mild lemon and grain.
The taste starts out a little watery, gets some moderate lemon and grapefruit bitterness and finishes with a mild honey sweetness. Nice and easy profile.
The texture is crisp with soft edges.
Nicely drinkable.

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Photo of Hellpop65
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of LXIXME
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of GTSeabolt
4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

Hands down the best pale ale i have ever had. Crisp, smooth and full of flavor.

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Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of MichaelPiazza
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of frosjo
4.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of John_Squires
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Mt. Tam Pale Ale from Marin Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 151 ratings
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