Newport Beach Pelican Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Dry hopped with cascade hops results a uniquely crisp citrus, dry and hoppy flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (11495) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 4, 2010 Sample at the brewpub. The beer pours a clear orange color with a medium white head that diminishes steadily to a film. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of piney hops and sweet malt. Medium body with a moderately hoppy character that has pine and citrus notes. Sweet grainy malt in the background as well. The finish is hoppy with a short somewhat bitter aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (5400) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 26, 2010
Draft at the brewpub. Clear amberish pour, sticky white head. Citrusy hops, light tropical fruit, grapefruit, and background of caramel malt and bread. Nice pale, one of the better offerings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5681) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2011
Slightly orange coloured blonde body with a little white head. Aroma of fresh hops, light malt and a good citrus and grapefruit scent. Medium-bodied; Potent fresh hops show well, with a good malt backbone and some other light herbal tastes. Aftertaste shows a bit of grass, some light yeast and a good dose of citrus and grapefruit hops, all with a good malt backbone. Overall, a nice pale that shows well and leaves the mouth slightly puckered from the bitterness. I sampled this pint on draught at the brewpub with haddon90 in Newport Beach, California on 27-August-2011.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (6140) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JAN 17, 2008
Floral citrus aroma with some sweet bready malt. Pours a darker gold color. Notes of perfume and grapefruit in the flavor and some moderately sweet bready malt. Finishes very crisp. A clean APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (6731) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - OCT 28, 2008
Clear amber with a fleeting head. Nice piney fresh hop aroma. Medium body. Good flavor of nicely bitter pine hops on a sweet caramel base. Classic Pale Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
doubleo (1432) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 19, 2008
On-tap at the brewpub. Pours clearish amber with a thin white head, specks of lace. Smells subdued hoppy sweet, nice malty sweetness in the back. Tastes malty crisp with just a backing of hops, slight citrus, slight grass flavor. Medium body, good carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsh12bama (681) - Alabama, USA - FEB 12, 2011
Draft at the brewpub. Pours copper with off white head. Aroma of citrus hops. Nice hoppy pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (8178) - La Mesa, California, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Draft. Pours golden orange with a white head. Pale malts, light sweetness, moderate fruity hops, and mild bitterness. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Foxbush (1819) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Draft at the brewpub The APA poured a clear light gold color with a small off white head and lacing. The aroma was more citrus than malt. The overall taste was good but could have more hop flavor. The ale had a light body and average carbonation. In the back, hop bitterness takes hold, inducing a lasting dry swallow. This a special place with above average beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Tap at the brewery, decent pale ale, hoppy, citrus, piney, overall pretty decent pale.

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