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RATINGS: 552   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
ACME CALIFORNIA PALE ALE is a smooth, clean ale with faint citrus and honey flavor notes and a dry finish. It is brewed with Yakima Valley hops and the finest American two-row malt, but with a measure of British specialty malt for depth. This easy drinking pale ale is a "session beer" which will be welcomed at neighborhood taverns and restaurants (and refrigerators) throughout the west.

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shaungilmour (1) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 4, 2007 does not count
Very smooth and refreshing pale ale. Nice hoppy finish, but not so overwhelming that those who are not fans of uber-hopped pale ales won’t still enjoy. Has a nice honey lemon zest to the palate with a mellow finish. Exremely drinkable and friendly.

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philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 16, 2010
North Coast Brewing Company--Acme California Pale Ale--2004 12 oz. Bottle. 4.90% ABV--21 IBU’s. (4.25 / 5.0) 5% ABV on Web Page. No sediment. Mild head. Clear rich golden color. Flowery mild hop front. Crisp buttery sweet doughy caramel crystal body with unusual tasty fruit note. Tangy clean mild citrus hop end. Balanced. Sampled 3/15/2005.

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ronaldtheriot (1994) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - SEP 25, 2010
Acme California Pale Ale has a medium, off-white head and a cloudy, orange-golden appearance. Lacing is decent. Aroma is of citrus, wood, and a sharp sweetness. The taste is a nice balance of barley malt, hop spice, and earth. Mouth-feel is surprisingly light and watery. Acme Pale Ale finishes refreshing. This is a very enjoyable beer. Another winner from North Coast Brewing. RJT RJT

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orourke (17) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Poured from a bottle into a globe glass. I’m sure a lot of people on here won’t like this beer - in their opinion it’s too normal, too few IBUs, too easy to drink, too little ABV for most beer nerds’ "extreme" taste. However, I like this beer. I will admit it’s pretty unremarkable, but when you want the craft beer equivalent of a "light" beer this is a perfect example. Easy to drink, tastes good, has flavor but doesn’t overwhelm you.


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