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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
piscator34 (2021) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 31, 2007
Bottled sample via presario. Gold in colour with medium carbonation. Balanced aromas of citrus and slightly biscuit and caramel malts with some minor floral and spice notes. The light caramel flavors mix well with the mellow hop elements. There’s a bit of prickly bitterness on the finish that cleans up the finish quite nicely. Refreshing, and more complex than a lot of other pale ales.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JonR888710 (999) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - AUG 24, 2007
Golden brown body with a heady froth of white bubbles. Aroma is nice. Floral hops softly grace the nose. Taste is recessed for a pale ale, a little too sweet for my liking. Vanilla undermines the palate here. Not a bad beer, but to me, its unbalanced and not drinkable on a repeated basis.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 20, 2007
Nice floral hop aroma. Pours a golden yellow, white head. Satisfyingly hoppy, with a nice bitter finish. A good pale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
presario (4748) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 18, 2007
6 pack from Vegas. Gold with light foam with hints at clumps. Rich grapefruit hop aroma. Flavour is every bit as good as the scent promised. Very drinkable, very tasty and very hoppy. I notice the vanilla early but the toffee I just get under the hops in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - AUG 9, 2007
12oz bottle from Bruno’s in Orange Beach Alabama on vacation - Poured golden with a big white head. Great aromas of floral and pine hops over caramel malts. Flavor starts qut quite hoppy as well. Good pine and slight citrus flavor blends well with the solid malt background. Quite tasty and refreshingly clean on the palate. Nice brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LtJudge (468) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 29, 2007
Thanks to brewblackhole for this one! Pours a wonderful golden yellow color with a white head. AWESOME crisp hop aroma along with caramel and toffee. Great clean hop flavor to it as well. Nice malt backing as well. This would be a perfect brew to sit outside with on a warm summer day!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
DubC5000 (305) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 27, 2007
Sweet orange and spicy hop on the nose. Moderate hop and alcohol flavor in the glass. I thought it was a solid APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
degrassi (30) - cypress, California, USA - JUL 22, 2007
Haven’t had a lot of Pale Ale’s yet, but I would have to put this one at the top of my list so far. Really enjoy the flavoring, but beyond that there’s something I can’t put my finger on. I always have a good time when drinking this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wcampbell (721) - Clemson, South Carolina, USA - JUL 18, 2007
Decent, light bodied pale ale. Nice hoppy aroma, but lacking an assertive taste as the description says. On the good side, low carbonation and light palate make this extremely drinkable and thirst quenching.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (2676) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 15, 2007
Bottle pours a nearly clear light amber. Full sandy colored head with coarse blocky lacing. Aroma is some light pale malts and a little citrusy hops. Flavor is similar, slightly sweet and cerealish. A bit under hopped for a Pale but easy drinking all around. Palate is a bit thin and carbonation was quite soft.

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