RATINGS: 1111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pale 31 is an ode to our home state of California—the 31st to be named in fact. Beer may not be associated with terroir the way wine is, but we believe that where we’re from impacts how our beers taste. This California Style Pale Ale represents the bold yet approachable spirit that embodies our state. A crisp floral hop aroma precedes a medium-body and clean finish.

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3.9
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2012
Bottle at Das MeisterStuck, Berlin. Clear golden - white head. Toasted. Lots of resin. Knækbrød. Fruity hoppy. Ok botterness. Lovely freshness. I love this.

3
djd07 (15075) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2015
On tap at Little Woodrow’s. Pours a clear gold with small white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is corn malt and grass. Medium mouth, toasted malt, wheat, crisp, crushable, good.

3.2
Ratman197 (14952) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 29, 2006
On tap @ Firestone Walker poured a clear gold with a small diminishing white head. Aromas of carmel, citrus and pine. Palate was light bodied. Flavors of carmel, lemon and a hint of orange with a lingering moderately bitter finish.

3.5
DSG (14921) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 12, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2015 Re-rate 2/17/15: Draught at Firestone Walker in Paso Robles. Juicy citric hops. Clean. Nice bitterness. Good and refreshing. 7/3/7/3/15=3.5

Re-rate 9/13: Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks Tom L. Hoppy, citric, light maltiness. Nice and refreshing. 7/3/7/3/14=3.4

[5/4/13] Draught at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Clear golden. Hoppy aroma, a bit stale, floral and citric. Flavor has a bit of malt and decent bitter citric hops. Medium-bodied. 6/3/7/3/14=3.4

3.4
Borup (14698) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, malt, hops and grassy notes.

3.5
Tmoney99 (14605) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 14, 2007
Bottle sampled from shigadeyo at the Dilly Deli. Poured clear pale color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate smooth sour citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body with a slick texture. Moderate bitter flavor with a smooth medium bitter finish of average duration. Solid drinkable brew.

3.7
HenrikSoegaard (14226) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2012
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Perfumed and flowery. MOderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Nice.

3.9
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 13, 2007
(12oz bottle) Crystal clear light amber body topped by medium off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, floral/orange, some caramel, light grapefruit. Taste is medium sweet, orange/grapefruit, some caramel, light pineapple, bread. Light-medium body, quite drinkable. This is straightforward, but flavorful and well done -- fits squarely within the APA style. On some days there’s a decent chance I’d call it boring and give it around a 3.2, but for whatever reason, it works well tonight.

3.1
Lubiere (13954) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2009
A golden blonde ale with a thin white head. Pungeant floral c-hops, grapefruit, biscuitty. In mouth, a light pale ale with light resinous, rather weak in mouth. On tap at brewpub, August 16 2009.
Earlier Rating: 12/12/2004 Total Score: 4
Draft. Golden ale with an intense floral aroma, very resinous. Very hoppy in mouth, due to lower gravity and high hops (Brewer sitting next to me). Excellent balance. Im trying to imagine what the IPA is like.(June 2004).

3
Drake (13942) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 27, 2008
12 ounce bottle from Corks & Kegs in Richmond, VA. Pours a slightly hazy peach color with a small head, low head retention and moderate lacing. Citrus and floral hop aroma with some apple-like fruity notes. Taste is sweet malts with leafy hop notes. Medium bodied.


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