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RATINGS: 952   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   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.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebrymanosu (39) - - MAY 25, 2013
I liked the beer a great deal. Even though I am a hop head through and through, the dry hopping shows through in particular with the aroma and front end of the taste. It is important to note this is billed as and should be tasted as a pale ale not a robust, 70+ ibu IPA. Something I forgot upon first taste. The alcohol content is perfect for an afternoon sipper while cooking on the grill.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crdunn (6) - - APR 23, 2015 does not count
Out of bottle. Better than average pale ale. Good hop aroma, citrus and pine with a decent malt backbone.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NeuroPliny (214) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 23, 2015
Taster at Birch and Barley, Washington, DC. Pours clear amber with a white head. Nose is floral hops and citrus. Flavour is crisp hops, citrus, orange zest, and mild malts. Solid pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nmcnair (10) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Pours a mildly sparkling amber with an average fizzy white head. Strong aroma of floral hops. Taste is a not as hoppy-- lacking. Still enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkam (322) - POLAND - APR 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours clean golden colour with a white head. Aroma of Amercian, citrus hops, unfortunately not very strong, probably beer was not very fresh. Taste quite dry, little maltiness, medium bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4491) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2015
12oz bottle from Spirits Fischer Blvd. Poured a clear straw yellow with lots of rising effervescence and a smaller foamy bright white head. Aroma/flavor of tangerines, grassy hops, straw and citrus rind. Medium body with stronger carbonation and a quicker fading aftertaste. Decent but not life changing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yiannnos (1005) - , CYPRUS - APR 19, 2015
Bottle. Golden colour. Citrus, tropical fruit hop aroma and flavour, light body.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
McCarty23 (51) - Vista, California, USA - APR 17, 2015
On tap at source. Northwest hop aroma of pine and citrus. Flavor if mild malts and slight fruity esters finished out by hoppy bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dhatton (127) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2015
Golden body with fluffy white head. Fresh citrus, floral nose with some pine. Taste is hoppy, floral notes combined with malty sweetness. Some grain flavor comes through as well. Moderate bitters with nice peppery finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3015) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 10, 2015
Bottled. Pours clear golden with a small, lacing and white head. Aroma of flowers, citrus and caramel. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and pleasant bitter. Light to medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A very nice APA. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Underdogs88 (237) - New Jersey, USA - APR 9, 2015
Pleasant moderately high grapefruit, spicy hop aroma. Appearance is a clear gold with a white head with good lacing. Moderately high grapefruit, spicy hop character with complementary malt flavor of toast, biscuit and notes of caramel. Mouthfeel is medium with medium carbonation. Overall, it's a great tasting pale ale. The hop aroma and flavor is great with underlining malt support. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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