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Pale Ale - Boulevard Brewing Company

Pale Ale

Overall: 6.9/10 by 3 dudes

Dudes: 6.8/10

Trend: 6.9/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: American Pale Ale

ABV: 5.40%

IBU: 30

Season: Year Round

Have Another: 100%

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310 beers rated with a 8.3 average
  • 7.0/10 have another
  • A: 7 | T: 7 | L: 7 | M: 7 | O: 7
  • Color: Pale Amber
  • Pours a pale amber color with a quarter inch white head. Some retention on the head as a layer of foam resides on top of the beer long after the pour. Lacing is web like.

    Aroma is relatively mild, but I am getting mostly malts and a floral hop presents.

    Taste is bready malts and a bit of earthiness with a mild floral sweetness. I am also getting a hint of honey on backend.

    Light to medium body with medium carbonation. Watery with a bit of dryness in the finish.

    Overall this is a decent pale ale. This is not a very complex beer, but is enjoyable and refreshing. Worth a try and is a pretty easy drinking beer.
  • Reviewed: Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 02:25:38
  • Tasted: July 23, 2011 by tikibeer
  • $1.99 for 12 oz. bottle
1,117 beers rated with a 7.8 average
  • 6.8/10 have another
  • A: 6 | T: 7 | L: 8 | M: 7 | O: 7
  • Color: Gold
  • Pours slight cloudy with minimal white head. With such a small amount of foam, the retention was equally non-existent and no lacing to speak of.

    Aroma is sweet, grain while minor floral notes play back side. Slight on the nose.

    Taste is big on the malt. Grain, bread, and toffee malts take the forefront. The hop profile is on the low end and almost non-existent.

    Light body with a medium carbonation.

    There is nothing over the top here or fantastic about the beer, it is a nice drinking, malt forward APA. If you need your APAs to be hop bombs, don't drink this and go grab an IPA instead. Enjoy!
  • Reviewed: Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 21:32:51
  • Tasted: September 23, 2010 by scot
  • $1.00 for 12 oz. bottle
352 beers rated with a 7.9 average
  • 6.8/10 have another
  • A: 6 | T: 7 | L: 7 | M: 7 | O: 7
  • Color: Pale Gold
  • A: Nice gold color, average white foamy head with low retention.

    S: Malty and grainy and a low sweetness. Maybe fruity, but it's a litte stretch.

    T: Bready and sweet. Most of the taste notes (fruit, floral, or bitterness) of the hops are way in the background. A low to mid-level mouthfeel, and medium carbonation.

    D: Nothing offensive. Not any distinctive elements in it's personality. A very easy drinker. It kind of grows on me and I would definately grab a few if I found them rolling around in a cooler on a hot summer day.
  • Reviewed: Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 21:31:25
  • Tasted: September 23, 2010 by rich
  • $1.00 for 12 oz. bottle