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RATINGS: 892   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidelis83 (2003) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - APR 27, 2013
Clear gold pour with a 1 finger, creamy white head. Sweet citrus and floral hoppy aroma, with light toasty, sweet cereal malt. Sweet, bright citrus aroma, light tropical fruit, caramel, sweet fruity notes and a hoppy acidic twang. Light body with a somewhat dry and slightly sticky feel. Really tasty and nicely refreshing.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (5038) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Draft at Spacebar. Poured a nice, hazy golden yellow color with a nice amount of carbonation, nice small white head on top. Aroma was light grassy notes, floral hop character that smells so fresh, enjoyable. Flavor was nice light pine notes, with some mild grassy character. Light tropical fruit notes. Light malts. Delicious, easy to drink, Pretty tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gkeh (242) - Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Pale gold pour, chalk white head. Aroma is floral, taste is crisp pine, bitter hops. Pretty good pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5656) - Sandnes, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle from a trade with douberd. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of caramel and flowery hops. Taste is on the dry side, moderate bitter crisp flowery hops, honeyish malty backgound, light resiny and herbal bite at the finish. High carbonated.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
loubar (75) - Los Gatos, California, USA - DEC 6, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Mollie Stones. This one walks the line with caramel toasty malt and floral citrus hops. Not too sweet, not too bitter. A lot going on. Smooth. Not earth shattering but definitely complex and tasty. Well crafted.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Psytron (1391) - Turku, FINLAND - DEC 6, 2014
Smell of hops. Golden colour, white head. Aroma of hops, grass, grain, paper. Medium bitter. Flat carbon, slightly stinging.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
barn0216 (421) - California, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden color, foamy. Light fruity, herbal aroma of hops. Similar flavor, flowery and herbal. Quite delicious, light, summery pale.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
probstblueribbon (3053) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 26, 2014
12 oz bottle from BOTW (Rochester), served at cellar temperature in a tulip glass.

App.: Hazy golden with a full, off-white head. Aroma: Crisp grapefruit and grainy maltiness, a little floral and more citrus, fairly clean. Palate: Medium body with moderate to low carbonation. Flav.: Maltier than the nose with some Vienna or Munich, still has decent citrus hop notes with a lightly floral aspect; dry with decent bitterness and a clean, citrus and Vienna malt finish.

Fair to good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
monacomelody (25) - Bavaria, GERMANY - NOV 25, 2014
Leckeres Pale Ale mit wunderschöner Hopfennote, den bitteren Nachgeschmack muss man mögen - ich tue es! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (2438) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle. Tastes like dry nutty malt, dry hops, some grapefruit. Light body and medium carbonation. Smells like nutty pine hops, grapefruit, and light floral. Pale gold with a fizzy white head.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5762) - ITALY - NOV 22, 2014
on tap leggermente ambata buon note agrumate non molto corpo lieve nota maltata secchezza media amaro medio


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