RateBeer
overall
90
93
style

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1097   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (3565) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2012
Small bottle kindly shared by Valeria at Galeria Kaufhof Berlin Alexanderplatz. Clear golden with a white film. Heavy dry hopped nose where the cascade seems to dominate. Medium bodied hoppy juice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 16, 2012
Pours a clear, pale copper, small white, fizzy head that doesnt stick around. Small bubbles pepper the body. Aroma is fruit, malt, caramel, honey and a nuance of sour yeast - husky sweetness cut with the hops. Quite clean and crisp and a little dry in the mouth. A bready, malt sweetness offset by the bitterness of hops that are big in the middle and finish, but never overdone. More bready malt in the finish. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied and quite lively carbonation. Another nicely balanced, quite sessionable APA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (7689) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 14, 2012
355 ml bottle. Rated on 13.10.2012.
Pours a golden colour with a foamy white head. Aroma of really strong and fresh hops and grass. Flavour of strong bitterness, citrus, grass, floral notes and caramel. Medium bodied, high carbonation and a grassy bitter finish. Summery and refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pinkzambia (1803) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Tap: Clear gold with small white head. Fresh hop aroma, lemon, and light juniper. Light hop flavor with a solid balance with a bit of soapy aftertaste. Solid brewskie!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UncleKorm (1220) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 13, 2012
12oz bottle poured clear golden hue w/ a med-large frothy white head and excellent lacing. Big aromas of floral hops, pine, citrus and a biscuity malt. Taste is a crisp light sweetness initially with a dry hop bitterness of short duration on the finish. Flavors of grain, biscuit, pine, and lime. Body is medium, a slightly dry texture, lively carbonation. A lovely beer.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Popschoppers (6) - Alabama, USA - OCT 2, 2012 does not count
On tap at Far Bar in Little Tokyo (downtown Los Angeles). Clean, clear, crisp, hoppy and sessionable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (6717) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 1, 2012
12 oz. bottle from arminjewell in trade. This is very clear light golden. A one finger white head leaves sticky lacing. The nose is not big but is dry and nice with floral and citrus notes. Some unusual bitterness is citrus and is dry. Pale malts that are biscuit. Floral and citrus hops. A little honey, too. The hops grab the tip of the tongue and hang on. This is a hop head’s delight. Very nice with a sessionable ABV.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Peacehammer (624) - California, USA - OCT 1, 2012
clear orange color. Good hoppy, pine and citrus nose. Nice and easy drinking with a good hop character. Excellent pale ale

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3558) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Bottle-purchased at davidsons liquors in Littleton, Co-pours clear orange hue with a nice fluffy white soapy head. nose is very soft citrus, floral notes with of touch of carmel and lite bready notes. flavors follow suit-nice soft citrus and bread flavors with some carmel malt sweetness in there as well. very soft and pillowy body with soft carbonation. a great session beer here that would have been even better with a fresher sample (mine is 2 months old). Seemed a bit more punchy when i had it 2 weeks ago. Still world class beer here!

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Shaney (2423) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2012
#954 Klarer, goldener Apfelsaft. Der Schaum ist in Nullkommanix verschwunden. Ale-typisches würziges Aroma. Doch was ist das? Im Antrunk dünn und geschmacklich mangels malzigem Unterbau als unausgewogen und bissig zu bezeichnen. Der Hopfen hat auch einen seifigen Einschlag. Absolut nicht mein Geschmack! Test vom 21.6.2011, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 8,9,6,6,9,6 - 6,80


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 56 57 58  59  60 61 62 » 110


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50