John Martin's Pale Ale | John Martin's (John Martin SA)

John Martin's Pale AleJohn Martin's Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.45/5
50 Ratings
John Martin's Pale AleJohn Martin's Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
John Martin's (John Martin SA)
Belgium
john-martin.be

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheLongBeachBum on 01-06-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,895
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
50
pDev:
15.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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Photo of Ciocanelu
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Crystal clear dark golden color with frothy white head. Aroma is quite sweet with malt and sugar notes but also some fruity yeast esters. Taste is also malty with caramelized sugar notes but gets more hoppy with earthy bitterness towards the finish and lingers on the aftertaste. Light to medium body, medium carbonation. Quite weird beer, like a sweet belgian ale with sugar and a good dose of bittering hops.

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Photo of mishi_d
3.54/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 54V4G3
3.3/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of janubio
3.42/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a copper colour, with a small head that fades soon, but leaves a good lace. Aroma of caramel, toffee, butter, red fruits. Medium to light body, thick palate. God carbonation. Taste is similar to the smell, adding notes of citrus. Good.

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Photo of Antyk
3.43/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of frontalot
4.5/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very drinkable beer with great flavor and light on the booze.

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Photo of Nine_Tails
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Olegophren
4.5/5  rDev +30.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

English pale ale in belgium? I love it! Fine aroma, bitter, sweetness

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Photo of AlexAfonin
4/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of SVD
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of BartMcStout
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of BMMillsy
2.79/5  rDev -19.1%

Bottle at a random bar in Antwerp. Last beer of the night. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma of light fruits and light grass hops. Flavor follows with some malt and honey sweetness, a bit of light fruits, and not much else. Finishes a little dirty. Body is light but the maltiness of this comes off as too sweet. Medium carbonation. Meh. No thanks.

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Photo of knot
4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

Photo of Bob84
3.56/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of altmer
4/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of Gakusei
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of vhmf1978
4/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of NightINgale
4.09/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sirre
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Jetulio
3.02/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

330 ml. bottle poured into a Pint glass

Appearance... Copper colour beer with foamy head colour white of 2 fingers aprox

Aroma... malt , cider and caramel. herbal aroma predominance

Taste... Roasted malt notes and then hop , touch of bitterness is light.

Mouthfeel... medium/full body and soft carbonation

Overall... a malty pale ale, hops are maybe lacking in comparison with english and american pale. Nothing wrong but nothing extraordinary

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Photo of HardyGeneraL
2.25/5  rDev -34.8%

Photo of dcmchew
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of RobertRedmoon
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of WOLFGANG
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of videofrog
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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John Martin's Pale Ale from John Martin's (John Martin SA)
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 50 ratings
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