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Beachwood Breaker Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 51   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A hopped up American pale ale (APA) with a generous dose of Pacific Northwest hops. Brewed with American 2-row malt and a touch of light caramel malt, this APA is dry hopped with Columbus, Centennial, and Cascade hops for a burst of fresh aromatics that greets every sip.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pottygok (413) - Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Aroma: Pine, resin and floral hops. Very complex hops aromas. Appearance: Clear bright gold with rich white head. Taste: Heavy bitterness with hints of sweetness at the edges. Palate: Full body, lively carbonation, oily texture, long finish. Overall:Really hoppy, but flavorful. Nicely developed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (6333) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
Draught @ Beachwood BBQ, Long Beach, CA
Pours clear deep golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, pine, citrus, grape and grass. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with a long citrus, fruity and grassy finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (12605) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. A clear, dark golden beer with a white head. Very peachy nose, some pale malts escaping the glass. Lots of pine cones too. Very soft on the palate, full to medium body. A good bitterness supports the light sweetness, else mostly fruity. Long finish. Might be too much to drink all night, but the occasional glass is fine. 130813

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (5237) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
On tap at Beechwood. Aroma of citrus, peach, malt and floral hops. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some citrus, malt and some bitterness. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (8537) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Gold pour, white head. Aroma is a wonderful blend of aromatic hops and some light bready malts. I get hints of tangerine and lime, maybe some grapefruit. Finishes clean and somewhat bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2012
From tap at the brewpub. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is smooth fruity and crisp hoppy. Peachy and light mango. Bitter and crisp hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (7863) - Carlsbad, California, USA - JUL 25, 2012
Tap at Beachwood Long Beach. Poured clear golden with spotty lace. Nose is hop resin, sticky, butterscotch. Taste is skunky lemon (?), lime, biting tannins like sucking on wool. Pretty much a palate wrecker. Too tannic for me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8092) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 22, 2012
enjoyed on tap at The Blue Palm. A nice drinking pale, with the bitterness that used to be considered an IPA in the old days. Good retained foam on yellow, very lacy. Good aroma of hops. Great beer anytime.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LtDan (1740) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - NOV 6, 2011
Appearance: Pours a clear yellow gold with white film. Leaves behind a web of lace.

Aroma: Citrus zest graham cracker.

Taste: Hop zing followed by light caramel. Grassy bitter finish.

Mouthfeel: Thin with average carbonation.

Overall: Pretty tasty and super drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickd717 (3403) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 1, 2011
On tap at GABF. Clear golden in color with a one finger white head. Citrus and floral hops on the aroma with some pale/biscuit malt evident. The flavor could use a little more bite but is still good. Balanced malt and hop profile, with mild bitterness and citrus notes. Medium-bodied with average carbonation. Pretty good attempt overall.


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