RateBeer
overall
48
40
style

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewer’s Notes: We are from the city that invented the skyscraper. We constructed our Urban Pale Ale on a balanced malt backbone, so the citrus hop aroma and crisp flavor can stand tall. Recipe Information Style: Urban Pale Alcohol by Volume: 5.4% International Bitterness Units: 30 Color: Marigold Hops: Amarillo, Mt. Hood, Nugget Malts: 2 Row, Crystal 60 Serving Suggestions: Preferred Glass: Nonic Pint Cellaring Notes: Enjoy within 180 days Availability: Year Round Bottles: 12 Pack, 6 Pack Cans: 12oz Cans 12 Pack, 16oz Cans 4 Pack Draft: 1/6 & 1/2bbl


sfontain's rating

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfontain (830) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2014
12 oz bottle. Light amber-yellow. Aroma heavily lemon citrus, some malt, light bread/caramel. Flavor toward malt, and shockingly soapy, blech. Okay as a session-ish spring beer but nothing more.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tfontana (53) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - APR 20, 2015
Bottle from Foods Plus, Plaistow NH. Aroma is hoppy, slightly resin, herbs. Appearance is clear golden, lightly sparkling, with small white head, poor retention and no lacing. Taste is contrary to aroma--more malty and moderately sweet. Palate is medium body with lively carbonation at the tip of the tongue and long mildly bitter finish. Overall, not a heckuva lot going on but slightly above average.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrownALEx (317) - Portland, Michigan, USA - APR 10, 2015
Not bad to have when it’s on tap along with Bud and Miller. It lacks in the important categories though. Not bad, just not great.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (678) - Xiamen, CHINA - APR 6, 2015
Bottle at Beer Station, Xiamen on 28 March. Pours hazy golden with a thin white head. Aroma of hops and malt. Bittersweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (2615) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 2, 2015
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear dark amber color, white head cover, sprays of lace. Taste is sweet caramel malt that quickly acquires a somewhat bitter edge, the edge growing into solid medium citrus hops in the finish. A simple brew, but similar to the 312 Urban Wheat Ale, it does what it intends very well. A solid, drinkable brew.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cybercat (3786) - Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Pours clear amber with a frothy and rather persistent ivory head. Aroma is not strong, but has nice malty and hoppy tones. Malty flavor is so-so, but refreshing; hops peak through in the finish. Texture has average thickness and not much fizz. All in all, a good beer for a party or with a meal.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ronaldtheriot (1443) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Goose Island 312 Urban Pale Ale has a thick, creamy, off-white head, a mostly clear, fairly bubbly, golden appearance, and spiderweb lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of sourdough bread, a touch of citrus, and yeast. The taste is of those elements, with mild bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and a touch slick, and Goose Island 312 Urban Pale Ale finishes semi-dry and highly drinkable. RJT

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldMrCrow (2081) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle in Chicago

Darker amber pour, nice head and crisp, spicy hoppy nose. Decent APA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsquire (3669) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2015
Golden color out of the bottle with a lasting, sticky off white head. Light nose with some citrus and pine notes. Some orange and tangerine citrus notes with some white sugar sweetness in the finish. Pretty light drinking for a pale ale. Not bad with dinner but not real interesting as a beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dukeandduke (116) - Illinois, USA - MAR 8, 2015
3/8/15 (Bottle) - Crisp golden pour with nice white foam head and a good flow of carbonation. Aroma of malt and citrus. Crisp taste, nice texture and feel going down.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
zach8270 (3779) - Henrietta, New York, USA - MAR 6, 2015
(bottle - 12 oz) Clear copper pour with a puffy white head. Very light aroma, some light hops and a touch of hay. Dry and astringent bitter flavor with a strange fruity and piney note. A bit unpleasant.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 20


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50