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Barleys Left Coast Pale Ale

Barleys Left Coast Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Itís a west coast style pale ale, and we call it Left Coast. Blonder than our flagship pale, itís crisp and dry, with a touch of lingering hops. Perfect for greeting the warm spring. If you havenít had it yet, itís best you come in. We donít deliver.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6301) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 26, 2014
Taster on tap at Barleys on Dublin. Clear golden, slight orange color. Good thin off-white head, leaves great thicker lace. Medium body. Smooth, crisp, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Great hop profile on this, good orange citrus aroma. Bigger bitter taste, lightly zesty, little sweetness. Drinks like it could be a session IPA. Nice, very hoppy and bitter pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (5333) - Indiana, USA - APR 26, 2014
Draft to taster. Looks good; a transparent golden orange with eggshell head. Smells solid; nicely hopped with a touch of sweetness from the pale malt. Not a malty profile though; the hops do the work. Tastes like it smells, but not as hoppy. Good on the palate; lighter by style standards. A solid APA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (2960) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2013
Poured on draft. Translucent light copper with a white head and good lacing. Aroma is fruity and grassy. Mildly bitter and grassy. Nice session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shigadeyo (3006) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - JUL 1, 2009

5/20/2009: Left Coast Pale Ale has a clear, golden appearance with a thin, foamy, off-white head. It has a floral, perfumy aroma. The flavor is orangy (or some other sort of citrus) with some lightly toasted malts and a floral finish that reminds me of rose. The bitterness level is mild. Overall this beer seems a bit weak for a pale ale.

Cask: Golden color and slightly hazy with a frothy off-white head. The aroma and flavor are very buttery. There is some grassy hops and is a bit more hoppy and slightly more bitter than the non-cask version. This beer has a medium body and feels soft and mellow in the mouth.

Draught (sample) at Barleyís Smokehouse in Columbus, Ohio. Rating #14 for this beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (4854) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUN 15, 2009
On tap at the Smokehouse. Clear copper/amber pour with a medium white head. Malty aroma that is a bit like English malt with some citrus hops. Citrus hop flavor up front with a bit of malt and what tastes like (but isnít) lager yeast. I was told this was a bit more flavorful than their flagship pale, but Iím not tasting it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (10566) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 13, 2009
Draft at smokehouse before MRAF 2009. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Solid balanced sour citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body with slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium balanced bitter flavor with a medium smooth bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met with a solid drinkable brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopson (635) - Williamsville, New York, USA - MAY 5, 2009
draft at barleys smokehouse- very nice- crisp, clean, sweet hops dominate the experience. Very drinkable-

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rogueone (506) - I F&ckiní hate those guys from, Ohio, USA - OCT 24, 2008
Tap @ smokehouse: Orange cloudy pour with a lone finger’s worth of white head. Flavor is perfumey, buttery hop with a bitterness in the back of the throat. Spicy and light on the front end, bitter on the back end. Aroma is really buttery for a West Coast IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrHomolka (761) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 10, 2008
On tap at Smokehouse. Pours pretty pale golden color, hazy with a small bright white head. Aroma is pleasantly hoppy, moreso than expected. A nice citrusy hoppiness, oranges, amarillo? Or maybe Centennial. It’s nice either way. Taste is smooth, hoppy, super-drinkable, low in bitterness but pretty flavorful. Medium-light bodied. This doesn’t knock your socks off but it would be a good session beer. Three other people I was eating with mentioned Diacetyl in the flavor and the aroma. I thought I was pretty sensitive to it but I didn’t notice it in this except in the flavor if I looked really hard. It wasn’t distracting though. This really hit the spot and is pretty much exactly what I would want in an American Pale.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (8551) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 19, 2008
Enjoyed at the Smokehouse location. A different pale, less hoppy and higher carbonation than their flagship pale, but still similar. Orange tinge, moderate orange in the flavour. Not a bad one.


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