Pale Ale | Yazoo Brewing Company

Pale AlePale Ale
BA SCORE
27.5%
Liked This Beer
3.47 w/ 564 ratings
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
Ranking:
#40,564
Reviews:
172
Ratings:
564
Liked:
155
Avg:
3.47/5
pDev:
12.1%
Alströms:
3.47
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
133
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 564 |  Reviews: 172
Photo of CFram
3.44/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of travis875
3.48/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bruceb
3.52/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of adamhdg
3.94/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: copper/bronze with a thin white head that quickly dissipated
S: brightly hoppy with some citrus
T: hops from beginning to end with a tang on initial drink
F: higher carbonation that was refreshingly zippy
O: delicious offering from this local( to me) brewer

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.03/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Copper color, 1/2" white head. Aroma could have used more hops, usually Amarillo is quite aromatic, but it didn't work out here.

Taste had the usual crystal malt precursors, judge away, too much caramel. A decent beer, pretty average, could use more hop punch, the Amarillos are asked to do too much here, they need some help, Perle and Cascade just won't cut it, would like to see this one with some Simcoe added to give it some ooomph.

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Photo of drewfromboulder
3.52/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zazzi82
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sd123
3.65/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tlema1
3.79/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L: deep golden color, with a frothy white head
S: lots of citrus, some malt
T: citrus up front, malty dry finish
F: coats the tongue well, but I'm not crazy about the finish
O: not a bad APA, too malty for my taste

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Photo of johnsaxman
3.87/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An acquired taste for me personally, the Pale Ale eventually won me over after four or fives tries. It's sharp. Intense. It was one of the first beers I had and so it was too much for me at the time, but as I developed as beer drinker it became one of my favorites for the very reasons that it initially turned me away. It is a flavor experience. It's unrelenting. It is certainly not as abrasive as beers come. But this one, for me anyways, was just the right balance between refreshing in look and smell and hard substance in feel and taste. It got me hooked on pale ales.

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Photo of hockeypuck
3.46/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.49/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dankjohn
3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BDeibs
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.58/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sgregory
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tharper178
3.13/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DinoBlueShoes
3.66/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
3.93/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle from Tenn. with a bottled on stamp of 23 June 2015.

Clear, amber body even though there was a small amount of sediment clinging to the bottom of the bottle. The off-white head is moderately durable and leaves patterned, sticky lacing.

Aroma: citrus and spicy hops with some caramel and bready notes.

Flavor: moderately strong with a bit more spicy and fruity hop flavors than medium and light toasted grains. Good balance. Mildly bitter overall. Hints of honey brown sugar.

Feel: silky medium+ body with soft, medium-high carbonation. Crisp, semi-dry finish.

O: refreshing and distinctive pale ale. Recommended.

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Photo of aztraz
3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TBonez477
3.69/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of barczar
3.42/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ElGallo
3.81/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wells2123
3.94/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid Pale, Poured a nice golden Amber. Medium body and well balanced. Nothing exciting just a good APA

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Photo of South2NW
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pale Ale from Yazoo Brewing Company
Beer rating: 27.5% out of 100 with 564 ratings
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