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RATINGS: 992   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pale 31 is an ode to our home state of California—the 31st to be named in fact. Beer may not be associated with terroir the way wine is, but we believe that where we’re from impacts how our beers taste. This California Style Pale Ale represents the bold yet approachable spirit that embodies our state. A crisp floral hop aroma precedes a medium-body and clean finish.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ccex (1074) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2015
12 oz. bottle pours a golden-orange color with big, lasting white head. Aroma has floral hops, lemon, and peaches. Taste is bitter at first and in the finish, with considerable maly sweetness in the middle. Body is light to medium with a crisp mouthfeel. Very drinkable and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cosmo6644 (86) - Illinois, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Aroma is fairly mild, citrus and lemon, taste is very carbonated citrus, pretty good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1704) - Maryland, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle on 5/29/2015. Confused how I haven’t had this yet. Pretty nice APA, nicely balanecd. Decent amount of bitterness. Don’t know if I’d rather stick with this over Easy Jack but willing to find out.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamestulloch (2121) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle from Drinkmonger. Clear golden body with a medium white head. No visible carbonation. Faint lacing. Aroma of orange rind and floral hops. Flavour of underripe pineapple and lemon. Medium body with a smooth texture. Soft fizz. Simple and tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ianwelby (744) - SCOTLAND - MAY 30, 2015
Lively, clear golden beer with a white bubbly head. Strong, floral citrus aroma. Flavour is surprisingly mellow. Lemony hop, somewhat dry, a bit of a resinous hint to it and this gives it a slightly tangy aftertaste which lingers for a fair while.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (2603) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle. Beer Central, Sheffield. Clear gold. Thick, bubbly, lasting, white head. Lovely, peach and orange hop to this. A little bit grassy. Some flora. Some pine needle. Taste is moderately bitter, with a light, grainy sweetness. Crisp, clean palate, that has a light dryness. Finishes long, light bitter. Hugely quaffable.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (6056) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2015
On tap at Little Woodrow’s. Pours a clear gold with small white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is corn malt and grass. Medium mouth, toasted malt, wheat, crisp, crushable, good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (666) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 27, 2015
Mild citrus and pine aroma. Hazy golden body with a touch of amber. Frothy two finger head to start and subdues to a light film. Light citrus taste with some bitterness. Has a nice crisp finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brigg (548) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 25, 2015
(Bottle) Clear, bubbling gold body with a small white head. Leaves an even coat of lace on the glass. Malty, hoppy and lightly fruity aroma; melon, peach, grass. Medium body, sticky mouthfeel. Flavor has a lively acidity; malty, mild sweetness and dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OnTheTrail (89) - Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2015
One of the first American Pale ales I tried. Not my favorite but a solid beer.


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