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RATINGS: 845   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
IPAsavedMYlife (344) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 15, 2009
Out of the bottle from a liquor store near LAX. Pours a beautiful clear golden orange. Slight carbonation, slightly off-white head. Filtered. What a palate, much like Sierra Nevada but more robust. The lower alcohol content is quite suprising. Fantastic Pale Ale. Cheers!!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mms222 (9) - Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2012 does not count
Pale 31 is very floral, with citrus notes. It is clear and golden in color. When I poured it, it had a minimal head, with white foam. Tastes great with a medium sweetness, and a thin, light body. Carbonation was lively, and finishes a little bitter, with a long finish. Definitely a nice, easy drinker.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
7837 (6) - Alabama, USA - APR 13, 2012 does not count
This is what I remember beer to be: from my Anchor Steam beginnings of my youth to my Pliny the Elder hop-head tendencies (and when spending $5 or $6 for a bottle of beer made sense). 30 years ago this might have been considered a bold American beer but in 2012 this is simply great beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
greatscott75 (18) - California, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Pours a golden-amber with a amazing 2 finger head from a 12oz bottle. Nose is a mild sweet pine. Taste is what you would expect of a fine IPA. Balanced hops with malt finish. Great IPA.

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.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
iammatt (13) - California, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Pours a clear gold with a white head that lingers with plenty of lace. Smell is pine and hay. Nice citrusy hop bite that quickly smooths out leaving behind fruit and a touch of malty sweetness. A favorite of mine, perfect session APA @ 4.9%

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mpf (2) - GERMANY - SEP 4, 2013 does not count
Bottle. Bought this in our local supermarket (Globus) here in Germany. It was imported through BraufactuM Frankfurt. Very nice ale with floral hop notes. Love this for me new discovery.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hugi (353) - Waldkirch, GERMANY - SEP 28, 2013
Orange-golden and clear with a medium creamy head. Aroma of citrus/grapefruit, tropical fruits (pineapple, melon), spices (maybe cinnamon, maybe a little vanilla), maybe almonds. Tastes very fruity as described, decent bitterness, floral and resiny hop-qualities. Bitter and a little sweet ending with a good moutfeel.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
goochflies (50) - Kaiserstuhl, SWITZERLAND - JAN 11, 2014
What a great California Pale Ale.... Citrus, floral, hoppy aroma, lovely medium body with a superb dry finish. From sniff to swallow, nothing bad to say about this beer. Pure pleasure...

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rgf001 (130) - München, GERMANY - DEC 11, 2013
Mild Citrus aroma. Clear light amber color. Grapefruit taste worth English yeast character. The perfect Pale ale palate. Dry finish.


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