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RATINGS: 1066   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.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Low69caprice (100) - Yucca valley, California, USA - SEP 8, 2015
12 oz bottle, clear dark orange. Pine citrus nose. Taste hoppy bitter with good clean hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Towey1989 (1509) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2015
Keg at The Port Street Beer House, Manchester. A pale golden colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of grapefruit, lemon, some mango, pine, slight grass and floral hops. Taste of grapefruit, lemon, some mango, pine, resin, slight grass, subtle grain, floral hops and some caramel in the close. Light bodied and moderate carbonation. A crisp, floral hop bitterness in the finish. Pleasant citrus, pine and floral hop characteristics in this beer, plus it’s so crisp and refreshing. A really well made APA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
likeatrainwreck (390) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2015 Pours clear golden with white head. Fruity, clean & crisp, nice bitterness. Slips down dangerously easily. Solid pale ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pricey290483 (739) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2015
bottle from the cage in borough market a nice beer lovely hope aroma and taste good bitter finish a very good beer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Torrefacto (1315) - Madrid, SPAIN - SEP 3, 2015
Cobrizo pálido y espuma blanca compacta. Aromas medios cítricos y menta. Cuerpo ligero y sabor como en aroma con final de amargor resinoso moderado.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sound67 (597) - Offenbach, GERMANY - SEP 2, 2015
Maker: Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Paso Robles/California, USA *** Beer: Firestone Pale 31 (bottled, 330ml) *** Style: American Pale Ale *** ALC.VOL.: 4.9% *** "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." [brewery notes] *** Colour: Deep golden yellow, clear, with a small, fluffy white head. *** Nose: Grapefruit and pinewood, some herbs. *** Texture: Medium-bodied, not too watery, moderate carbonation. *** Taste: Strong, dry, resinous pinewood with citrus fruit at the start. Very bitter. Pine and herbs towards the middle, fruit now muted. More resin. Finish is moderately bitter, again with citrus fruit, the latter being dominant in the after taste. *** Impressions: After the splendid "Union Jack IPA", another winner from Firestone. Characterful, flavorful traditional APA which pushes all the right taste buttons. Highly recommended.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (5983) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear amber pour with a bubbly off white head, light pine and grapefruit aroma, taste has fresh squeezed orange, a hint of melon, grapefruit, sweet malts very crisp and crushable, definitely could have a session of this juice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (655) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Blonde, light and clear, with small white head. Aroma a,pleasant balance of tropical fruit, including passion fruit, pine and floral notes. Medium body, low carb. Flavour similar to the nose with a satisfying bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
elbernays (1135) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle from McHughs. Pours clear amber with white foam head. Excellent clarity. Citrus, lemon, fruit. Biscuit malt background with pithy grapefruit finish. Really crisp, refreshing pale ale. This is lovely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (5088) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 24, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear gold with a nice white head. Aroma of citrus, floral, and malt. Taste is lemon, pineapple, floral, grain, and malt. Refreshing and enjoyable.


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