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RATINGS: 1090   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 30, 2012
Bottle at home, from my Minneapolis Town Hall Glass. Pours clear pale honey-gold, moderate white head that laces beautifully. Nose is clean corrugated cardboard (a quite pleasant smell that I rather enjoy, though I realize that "cardboard" has rather negative connotations) along with some light, floral/spicy hops. Flavours are broad and rather bready/biscuity, with some grassy hops, and just a touch of tropical fruit in the finish. Decent, but not overly exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bs476 (80) - - JUL 29, 2012
A sort-of boring ipa. Pleasant to drink but not something I would rush to return to. Th finish is also a little short. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hirigalzkar (2896) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2012
Bottle. Pours golden with a white head. Very average in all aspects. Quite crisp, quite fruity and with a moderate bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
robinvboyer (4109) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2012
In my opinion this was the single version of the double jack. Everything seemed the same, but just turned down to 5-6 instead of 11. ( tried them both side by side.) Great citrusy hops, solid bready malts. The body was a little thiner, and the motuhfeel was a little less viscous, and the bitterness was quite a bit less intense and hit around the light to medium mark. Excellent session pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9210) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 13, 2012
Draught @ Apex, Portland.
Pours clear golden color with small head. Aroma of pale malts, mild hops, fruits and some notes of nuts. Flavour of fruits, hops, malts, hay and nuts. Decent.
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cybercat (5053) - Georgia, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Comes out of the tap a pretty clear golden with a thick and rather persistent pale golden tan head. Aroma is strongly hoppy with a fruity undertone, mainly apple with hints of banana and malt. Hoppy flavor seems more IPA than pale ale, subtly malty and fruity, only a teensy bit bitter, quite refreshing in the Nevada summer heat! Texture has firm, smooth, slightly tingly body that leaves a subtle fizz behind on the lips and tongue. A 31-derful brew.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
idedek (157) - USA - JUL 6, 2012
a lovely citrus and bready nose. nice grassy flavor with hints of various fruits like apple and pear. a medium to light body. a lovely finish with all sorts of flavor and a nice bit of hops but not overpowering.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDurden24 (1672) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUN 20, 2012
A nice golden pale ale. One of my faves, perfectly able to drink this one all day. Just the right amount of hoppiness and sweet malts. Love it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ipaapi (7) - Oregon, USA - JUN 12, 2012 does not count
A perfect pale ale. The delicate balance of maltiness and hoppiness is easy to appreciate for even the novice drinker.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2012
On tap at Memphis Taproom. Pours clean golden. Nose is fairly pungent floral, grassy hops, sweet malt. Taste doesn’t quite live up to the nose but solid grassy hops, honey. Light body. Solid


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