Pale Ale | Yazoo Brewing Company

BA SCORE
80
good
558 Ratings
THE BROS
79
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Pale AlePale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States
yazoobrew.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A new version of an American classic. Our Yazoo Pale Ale bursts with spicy, citrusy hop aroma and flavor, coming from the newly discovered Amarillo hop. The wonderful hop aroma is balanced nicely with a toasty malt body, ending with a cleansing hop finish. Made with English Pale, Munich, Vienna, and Crystal malts, and generously hopped with Amarillo, Perle, and Cascade hops. Fermented with our English ale yeast.

55 IBU

Added by Brent on 04-12-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
558
Reviews:
172
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
12%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
131
For Trade:
1
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Photo of puftdank
2.82/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of SaCkErZ9
2.88/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dispensed from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass. A rather dark colored "pale" ale. Nice clarity but the color is more representative of an ESB. White head that leaves a decent amount of lacing. Head turns into a layer of film on top of the beer.

Aroma is a bit sour. Vegetable aromas. Grainy and husky. Not really any hop aroma.

Taste was average at best. Again, more husky and graininess with minimal hop flavor. Kind of just blah and indistinct.

The problem with this beer is that it tastes really fresh; meaning the ingredients have melded. Tastes like a green homebrew, which isnt necessarily a bad thing. I guess this is okay for an APA but most other APA have significantly more hop flavor, aroma, and bitternes. This one is okay but certainly not worth seeking out over SNPA.

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Photo of nem2006
2.9/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass. Clear, mild carbonation, with good head. Head is sticky, egg white. golden.

Nose is sweet and slightly citrusy. Maybe lemon.

Slightly sweet at the start with a little citrus. Turns extra bitter at the end. Lingers on the tongue too long. A subdued flavor, I think it needs a little more.

An average drinkable beer.

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Photo of Cresant
2.92/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured this 12 oz. brown bottle into a Samuel Adams glass. Bottled in January 3rd or 4th week (the notch is between). The body was golden with a chill haze. Only one finger of head despite a vigorous pour. The head faded quickly to a splotchy film.

Smell was lightly sour in the beginning. This opened up to honey covered biscuits.

Taste was moderately crisp with grassy hops. Nicely balanced with sweet biscuity malts. Some alcohol evident.

Mouthfeel was medium to light in body. Carbonation was a bit too weak.

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Photo of JohnCassillo
2.92/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dataylor21
2.92/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of bnes09
2.93/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Odd funky and earthy hop flavors are a bit harsh.

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Photo of sleazo
2.97/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

on tap Beer Sellar

A-Medium copper brown with a small head. Dissipates quickly with minimal lacing

S-light biscuity malt odor. Not much in the way of hops

T-much like the smell. Easy drinking and not bad but nothing to wax poetic about. Some generic hops appear as it warms slightly.

M-light and refreshing but could use a bit more body.

D-not bad but not good. A run of the mill APA. I know this isn't an IPA but still I need some hops

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Photo of dankjohn
3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nasa60
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of dmk91
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of dcbeers
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of javlin624
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of Gonzoillini
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of aztraz
3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Danielr26
3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cashew70
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of nyrblue2
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of Sazz9
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of hop_devil
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of emjanson
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of Volsdawg10
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of Trappist77
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of ExMachina1
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of bastu
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Pale Ale from Yazoo Brewing Company
3.5 out of 5 based on 558 ratings.
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