on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 344   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Just like those classic video games we all grew up with, 8-Bit Pale Ale is spectacularly simple at first glance yet remarkably fun and complex when you get into it. Our Hop Rocket infuses the character of Australian grown Galaxy Hops into an American Pale Ale, giving a unique tropical, almost melon aroma in a classic American style.

ABV: 5.2%
IBU: 40
Malts: 2 Row, Victory, Vienna & Munich
Hops: Magnum, Centennial, Cascade & Galaxy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - AUG 3, 2016
Can. Pours a hazy yellow color. Aroma and taste are floral, citrus, and some bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
darbeer75 (562) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2016
Aroma: fruity and hoppy; Appearance: golden straw, clear, with thin, white head that dissipates slowly; some lacing; Taste: more cereal than hops, which is disappointing; Palate: light bodied with long, bitter finish; finish is better than body; Overall: complexity builds slightly, but a bit of a let down overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhamp9 (1685) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JUL 27, 2016
Clear gold pour with a bright white head. Aroma is sweet grain and lemon. Taste is grains, a little citrus, and grass. Light body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
KamGoPro (220) - Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2016
Strong nose of bitter grains and a hint of lemon zest.tons of lofty white head. Lots of hops, not too heavy. Very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5187) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2016
Can at Map Room, Chicago. Golden, small white head. Malty, floral hops, a bit earthy. Hints of honey. Well-balanced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaBeer1972 (1839) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 7, 2016
Tallboy can as part of an 8-pack from Gomer’s in KCMO. Pours out a clear light golden color. Thin white head. Somewhat funky-earthy aromas. Flavor is nicer though. Spicy and bitter with layers of floral citrus. Very long bitter finish. This could be easily classified as an IPA though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (1345) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Poured from a 16 OZ can into a pint glass. The appearance is a murky golden color with a small white head. The aroma is citrus on the tart side. The taste is citrus, malt, hops and some floral notes. A good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (2359) - Georgia, USA - MAY 26, 2016
Like the can. I'm drinking local. Decent pale. Fairly piney heavy and boozy, but had decent honey sweetness to balance. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
zoucrew102 (1422) - - MAY 22, 2016
Pint can, thanks Russ! Grassy malt aroma with faint notes of tropical fruit and melon hops. Pours pale golden colored with one finger of white head with good retention and very little lacing. Starts with grassy and straw malt flavors. Finishes a bit dry with tropical fruit and melon notes with a slight hop bitterness. Not bad, but not the best apa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (5226) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 17, 2016
16 oz single can from the Craft Beer Cellar - Fort Collins. Clear golden appearance with a small, fluffy, off-white head and light lacing. Aroma of resinous hops, toasted grain and light grapefruit. Similar flavor, adding hints of fruit, pine and herbs. Medium body with mild bitterness and a light dry, lasting finish.

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 5 » 35

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50