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RATINGS: 854   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.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - APR 28, 2005
pours a nice amber with a decent head that quickly dissipates. Smell is of grapefruit, flowers and pine needles. Taste is a little on the watery side, but has a nice hop kick to it. Overall a decent beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IMtheOptimator (1161) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - AUG 4, 2005
Poured an effervescent golden with a fizzy/frothy off-white head. Bitter citrusy hops, with a touch of floor cleaner character. Tastes of mild citrus with a small hop kick, slight sweet smoothness. Rather smooth body... not as much presence as I would like. Easy drinking but bland.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 3, 2005
Very pleasant APA with pine and grapefruit hoppiness I like so much, but not overpowering the slightly sweet malt base of caramel and toffee. Excellent beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 6, 2006
One of my favorite pale ales. Light hoppiness gives it just enough chacter for a good pale ale.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - MAR 23, 2006
had this on the beach in PB. surprised by the golden color that it had as much hoppy character. sligt citrus nose carries through to the palate with more fresh hops. balanced well. better then i thought it would be. served a little too warm in a plastic cup that looked like glass??

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckNaked (1230) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 9, 2006
12oz bottle: Mostly clear amber body with a small white head that is somewhat lasting. The aroma is malty, sweet, light caramel, and has some light citrus hop notes. Taste is sweet malt up front, a bit of caramel, and then fresh, grassy hops, sugary grains, bitter caramel, cereal, and lemon. Light-medium bodied, medium carbonated, finishes with mild grassy hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mds (2209) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2006
Bottle. Pours a golden body with a small white head. Yeasty orange hops in the aroma and touch of sweetness. Light, fruity, yeasty hop flavour and some cereal and metal notes. A simple and plain APA. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 27, 2009
pale golden colored pour with a soft barely tinted off white head. the nose is a bit dirty/earthy... almost british type hoppy aromas mixed with caramel, pale malt, orange, grass and light florals. medium bodied and crisp though the carbonation is low/soft. the flavor is pretty much the same... more earth, spice and a touch of dry piney hops. there is enough dryness and bitterness to keep me interested but nothing else really stands out. 6/3/6/3/15/3.3

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Clear golden with a dense off-white head. Fresh citrusy nose. Rather light body, a little sweet fruitiness and a light and fresh hoppy finish. 100709

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12547) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 12, 2009
Bottled@Oliver Twist
Clear orange-amber color, small white head. Very citrus-juicy aroma, also some bread. Citrusy, pale malty flavor. Balanced and sweetish pale ale.


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