foyle (421) - Wyoming, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Appearance: pours a 1" sudsy white head which recedes slowly with significant lacing. Color is a mostly clear golden-orange with plenty of carbonation present.
Aroma: pleasant combination of floral and pine hop aromas with a sweet caramel bready malt.
Mouthfeel: fairly light bodied with a slightly sticky mouthfeel. Finish is dry.
Flavor: delicious combination of well balanced hops and malt. There is some floral, pine, and citrus from the hops. This is met with a sweet maltiness as well as some cracker flavor.
It is easy to see why this ale is a multi-year medal winner at the GABF. SPDickerman (1239) - Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2017
Pours clear copper with a small white head. Smells crisp and hoppy. Taste is juicy, piney, bitter, and crisp. Medium-bodied with a smooth texture and average mouth-carbonation, Snake River Pale Ale finishes with a pleasant juiciness. EdInSaltLake (727) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - SEP 18, 2012
Good bready and light caramel malt flavors, with a fruity hop finish. Great example of an APA. OD40oz (774) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - JUN 30, 2009
I had this one on tap at Sanford’s in Casper, Wyoming. Amber with a small tan head. Lots of hops in this one. Very enjoyable. I need to try some more snake river brews. n49921 (108) - USA - AUG 12, 2007
Sampled from a bottle at both a bar and airport. Nice golden color with a white head. Good lacing. Tangy smell of hops. Crisp, tangy/citrus taste (cascade?). Light body. Very drinkable, enjoyable beer.
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 31, 2000
A good malty pale. Better than most, not a Sierra nevada, but quite tasty. Hops are evident, clean and refreshing overall. SJP (483) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 22, 2002
A very tasty, hoppy beer. Not as hoppy as some American pales, but a nice sharp, clean taste nonetheless. Well worth trying. arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 8, 2009
This beer is a light, pale orange with a slight haze but not opaque. The head is pillowy white and looks to have some staying power.I smell some sweet bread with citrus, like banana bread made with oranges instead of bananas. It smells very good; hoppy and inviting. The taste is refreshing, slight citrus flavors showing up. The carbonation is well done and I think there are some malts hiding in the background. This is a good pale ale and at $6 a sixer a sweet deal also. Recommended to all pale ale lovers, not just hop-heads.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 06-25-2007 17:08:36 beermatrix (1497) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2003
Notes from a trip to Colorado and Wyoming - May 2002 Purchased in Jackson Hole, WY.
750ml bottle - Poured out a hazy, pale golden yellow with a light bubbly white head about a finger high leaving lots of pacthy/web-like lacing. Smells like floral hops, somewhat citrusy and sour, with some sweet malt backing. Taste is more of the same with a good citrusy drying hop bite thats a tad bitter but not overpowering and has a smoothing malt balanced in. Feel is good, mostly smooth with a citrusy drying bitterness thats easy to handle. Pretty decent drinker. whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2003
Bottle. Massive, uncontrollable foamy white head and deep golden straw color. Swirling particulates. It's obvious that lots of biological activity occurred in this bottle. Mouth-watering nose with aroma of sweet toasted malt, floral hops, vanilla, and warm spices. Flavor is broad but subdued. Soft, medium-bodied palate. Very enjoyable. A prototypical American Pale Ale. Inconsistent perhaps; some of the low ratings on this one baffle me.