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Noble Ale Works Breakaway Pale Ale

Noble Ale Works Breakaway Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This American-style Pale Ale is brewed in true California fashion. Pale golden in color with a hoppy bouquet of orange blossom, honeydew and grapefruit zest, this light to medium-bodied brew has a light, bread-like character and finishes dry, with lingering notes of green tea and passionfruit.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TylerGreenDC (392) - - NOV 16, 2014
On draft. Lemon aroma. Flavors of lemon and cat piss, or at least what I imagine... I love Noble but......

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2014
"Agreed that this seems to more closely mimic the english pales than the typical american pale. bready and caramel malt forward, with some dry, fairly bitter piney hops. ok."

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (3058) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Tap, gold pour, white head, nose is citrus, taste is citrus, light pale ale, okay overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3498) - Livermore, California, USA - MAR 19, 2014
On tap at Noble. It pours a golden color with a thick white head. The aroma has strong citrus and tropical fruit. The flavor is a good balance of light, bready malt and floral, citrusy hops. Nice standard APA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (2152) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAR 7, 2014
bottle thanks to womencantsail. nose is zesty with a slight dank to it, but more grapefruit/cascade than anything else. pours a slightly hazy light orange with minimal head. taste is initially bitter, but smooths out with some light cracker malt sweetness, but not too much. hop flavor is almost lemon like, almost pithy in the finish. bitterness comes back in the end to kind of dry out, almost astringent like. pretty good, but I think I would tone down the hops a touch. This feels like a 65IBU pale ale. hi Noble ale works, meet your doppelganger Dales pale ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6787) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle shared by my friend John. Pours cloudy blonde with a modest beige head and a floral aroma. There is a full-bodied pale malt flavor with lots of bitterness and some orange blossom tang. Green tea is a nice addition.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11894) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2014
Draft at the brewpub. Pours hazy gold with a white foam head. Great stuff, lots of dry citrus fruits, nips of piney bitterness. Light to medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Nicely balanced on the finish, moderately sweet pale malts, further citrus. Good one.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (4558) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 11, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Semi hazy yellow pour, with a white head. Citrus, grain, light caramel, and a bit soapy. Pretty bland and boring.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ADfan (616) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 27, 2014
On tap it has a dark amber color with a nice head. Aroma has some grapefruit and oranges along with some hops. Taste has some citrus, malts and a bitterness on the backend. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sourguy83 (40) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Nice example of an American Pale, nice crisp hop flavor, great grain balance really nice finish.


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