RateBeer
overall
66
51
style

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 438   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tommyknockers slipped into the mining camps in the 1800ís with the discovery of gold in the West. Pick Axe Pale Ale is a classic American Pale Ale which uses premium hops and barley to impart a full-bodied characteristic that dances on your tongue and titillates your palate. Renew the legend, share a Tommyknocker brew with a friend.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (5973) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUN 29, 2009
Bottle. Pours honey amber with a thin white head. Herbal hoppy aroma with some biscuity malt. Balanced flavor with herbal and floral hops, and bready malt. The bottle says itís an American style Pale Ale, but I would have to agree with itís style designation here, much more akin to an English Pale Ale.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (5804) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2009
Pours a murky dark tan mud colour .. . Has a pretty big head, lacing is slap me five brotha good, A-.. . holy crap, i smell fresh sweet maple hops and light pine sap .. . and whats with whoppi goldberg shaving her eyebrows? .. oh no, not math!!! ,get a job super bimbo!! . pretty good mouthfeel, simple drinking, not overly complex but the nicest easiest drinking brew of the entire Tommyknocker line... you booby trapped! ... . I had serious doubts, especially after i got home and found it expired in Noví08, but i am happy i bought this... i remember being a baby and strolling around, do babies collect firetrucks?

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AmEricanbrew (5788) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 8, 2008
Light amber with a frothy head. Cascade hop smell with a light herbal sweetness. Decent taste of biscuity malts and, mildly bitter herbal hops. Has a mostly dry, lightly bitter finish. Not bad.101606

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Camons (5785) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2012
Tap @ the brewpub, Idaho Springs. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of light malt, toast, grassy and citrusly hops. Taste is much like aroma, alittle weak, with malt, caramel, light grassy and citrusly hops. Thin to medium body, soft carbonation. 040312

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Piney herbal hop notes on the nose, a touch danky. Caramel malt sweetness as well. Pours amber with nice head retention and sticky lace. The flavor is mostly caramel malts, - moderate sweetness and pine, dank, and some grassy bitterness. Rather hoppy and a much different hop profile then I was expecting. Drank easily.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Braudog (5623) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - OCT 6, 2002
Lemony aroma. Nice light palate. Pleasant hoppiness/floral balance with just the right bitter edge at the end. Best of theirís I tried. Good beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5465) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2005 Pouring a reddish copper color with a brief lived head, this has a pleasant, bitter orange hop aroma. Itís watery, light-bodied. The flavor is fine, light caramel malts with a nice orange rind hop balance, but it is very, very mild. I think the TK folk need to take bigger chances with this and their other beers.

<font size=-4><a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/Places/ShowPlace.asp? Stop, Highland, IN<font size=-1>

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5446) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 4, 2006
Market Square Liquors, Tallahassee, Fl. - 12 oz bottle. Light copper pour, thickish, creamy off-white head that leaves a good coating of lacing. Patented pale ale aroma - slightly floral - kinda fruity - hint of pine, somewhat fresh - decent - more English than American definitely. Flavor has some subtle caramel hints, a bit of white grapes and some toffee. Mouthfeel is thick enough. Pleasantly surprised.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5359) - Ohio, USA - APR 28, 2014
Bottle from Jungle Jims. Pours a clear orange amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have toasted pale malts, light caramel, floral hops, a hint of citrus with mild plus bitterness to the finish. A touch better than I expected.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy101 (5278) - Newark, California, USA - APR 24, 2005
Cask version. Medium brown color. Small white foamy head. Aroma is sweet, with a touch of floral hops. A medium bodied pale ale. Malts are fruity and sweet, with a touch of caramel. Hops are grapefruity and floral. Soft carbonation, round full mouthfeel. Nice balance. A touch dry in the finish. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.


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  6 7 8 » 44


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
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