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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Flat Earth Pale Ale is a Belgian pale ale. Inspired by beers like Orval and Rare Vos. Made with imported Belgian malt and a Belgian yeast strain. Our Belgian pale ale has a sweet malt aroma with traces of orange, plum and pear. Its complex malt backbone of biscuit and hints of toast to compliment the spiciness of the yeast. We hope you enjoy the fresh "Belgian" beer.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
waolsen (1353) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - NOV 29, 2007
bottle. copper with clarity. thin bubbled head. fresh hop, belgium yeast and spice aroma. light and a bit thin. peppery. yeast is mild. earthy bitter dry hops. artificial plastic in aftertaste. better as it warms.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jasonp (1555) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2007
Bottle, clear copper with a white head. Lightly phenolic nose with pear, clove and a touch of baked crakers. Flavor has notes of light caramel, some clove and a presence of earthy hops. Medium bodied with light carbonation. Solid.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11329) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 18, 2007
(11/3/07, 22oz bottle, thanks Stine) Crystal clear amber body with minimal off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, Belgian yeast, peach, some honey, light straw. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, some chocolate, bread, light straw. Some dryness in the finish. Light-medium body.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
3fourths (7861) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 7, 2007
Clear copper honey color. Simple and slightly sweet nose of candy sugar, some apple and white grapes, a faint hint of coriander and anise. Yeast phenols are very faint but still noticeable. Overall a bit plain; very toned down and it would in no way stand up to true Belgian beer, but I understand that’s not the point.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Guerde (1161) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - NOV 4, 2007
(bottle) Pours dark amber with a white head. Aroma is slightly sweet with some hops in there too. Taste is pretty grainy with a little fruit and a slight hop finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kmweaver (3206) - Petaluma, California, USA - NOV 4, 2007
22oz bottle, courtesy of Stine. Thanks, Eben! Pours a very clear, bright honey-orange color; thin white head with patchy lacing. Plenty of dough and fruit in the aroma; some honey and maple syrup; mostly sweet. Medium mouthfeel: chewy belgian core; dough, yeast, and belgian sugars; not sticky, but a chewy biscuit and yeasty presence; not much of a hoppy pale ale character coming through (which would have helped, as would a bit more dryness); a mild mineral bitterness and doughy note in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2007
(Draught) Pours a deep golden body with a moderate off-white head. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel, nuts, apple, and light herbal notes. Flavor of nuts, caramel, floral hops, some pear, and herbs.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tyler_mn (1475) - SLP, Minnesota, USA - OCT 28, 2007
22 oz bottle. Grassy hops, light biscuity malt some caramel and a hint of dry and spicy yeast on the nose. Pours rich copper with a small white head. Flavor is relatively simple, but inoffensive. Fairly dry with the yeast and hops at the forefront. Lightly malty in the middle and finishing fairly dry with just a small kick of yeast. Medium bodied. Always good to see more craft brews come out of MN!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - OCT 5, 2007
Tap @ Acadia Cafe: Coper caramelly color, no head or lacing. Nose of apple esters and woody, grassy hops, some light yeast and sprucey notes. The flavor is a bit bitter yet sticky, plenty of zesty yeast and hops intermingle. The finish is toasty, nice belgian character while it warms. Good, needs a bit less sweetness and more carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sthlm (1224) - Iowa, USA - SEP 29, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2008 [Draft, ABR ’07] Pours amber with a small white head. Strong smell of corn and spice. A little thin. I really was not impressed.


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