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Offline tonyp

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Full Sail Pale Ale
« on: July 04, 2011, 11:55:27 AM »
Bought a six of Full Sail Pale Ale last night on the way to a BBQ because i had never seen it before. A nicely rounded beer, both the flavors and bitterness were really well-balanced and i liked the hop flavor, not sure what they use. I only got to drink 3 of them because other people wanted to try it also but I will definately be buying this again.

I might try the IPA next time to see the difference, but the APA is very close to a session beer.

If you see this near you its worth a try.

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Re: Full Sail Pale Ale
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2011, 11:57:02 AM »
Since they're from around here, I ran across it years ago.  I used to think it was great, these days I'm kinda indifferent about it. 
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Re: Full Sail Pale Ale
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2011, 12:00:03 PM »
I think I've had this one a while back but forget what it tasted like. Might have to give it another try. Thanks tony.
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Re: Full Sail Pale Ale
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2011, 12:40:48 PM »
Yeah, I should probably revisit it too, rather than just thinking about having it a lot of years ago.
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Re: Full Sail Pale Ale
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2011, 09:26:16 AM »
Had the IPA while on vacation.  I was not impressed.  The bitterness was OK, but the hop flavor and aroma were practically non-existant.  I am wondering whether it was too old.  Had it in FL, so that may have been the case.
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Re: Full Sail Pale Ale
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2011, 11:17:43 AM »
I like it too.  Full Sail's Pale Ale is m-u-c-h better than their IPA, IMO. 

Their website says the following:

"Our Pale Ale has a fresh, hoppy aroma that comes from two (top secret) Northwest hop varieties, while two-row Pale and Crystal malt give it a mild sweetness that finishes clean and crisp."

Let us know if you come up with a good recipe.

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Re: Full Sail Pale Ale
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2011, 10:50:10 PM »
I emailed the brewmaster at Full Sail and he responded. I don't want to post the whole email exchange because i'm not sure if this was for public consumption or not, but this is a snippet:

(Hopefully he won't mind)

Pale is brewed with 2 row pale and caramel malts and
hopped with Cascades and Centennials in the front and finished
with Cascades, Centennials, and CTZ’s….(a lot in the whirlpool).

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Re: Full Sail Pale Ale
« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2011, 06:50:24 PM »
Thanks for sharing.  While I may not brew it, I do like knowing what goes into the beer so I can become more attuned to various malt contributions and hop profiles.

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Re: Full Sail Pale Ale
« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2011, 07:10:00 PM »
I'll have to try there pale ale I wasn't a fan of their amber. I loved there IPA for a while a year or so ago. But only cold and very cold at that.
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