Earth Rider Brewery – Superior Pale Ale

On the left is a yellow beer in a shaker pint glass. On the right is a blue can of beer with artwork of an old man paddling a row boat. The can says Fiercely Independent, Earth Rider Brewery, Superior Pale Ale, Product of USA. The glass and can sit on a table.

Earth Rider Brewery – Superior Pale Ale

Pale Ale
Brewed in: Superior, Wisconsin
2021 BJCP Style: 18B – American Pale Ale
ABV: 5.5%
IBU: 56
Best By Date: 10/12/23
Tasting on: 8/8/23
Glass: Shaker

Aroma: Moderate citrus, especially orange, and flowery hops. 8/12

Appearance: Straw to yellow with a slight haze. Bright white head with moderate retention and small bubbles. 3/3

Flavor: Moderate-high clean bitterness. Moderate lemon hop flavor and light flowery hop flavor. Low light malt. Dry with a very slight impression of sweetness in the finish. Lemon hop flavor and moderate bitterness in the aftertaste. 15/20

Mouthfeel: Soft with medium-light body. Moderate carbonation. 4/5

Overall Impression: Clean bitterness. The citrus and flowery hops show through well in the aroma and flavor. Notably soft mouthfeel for an American Pale Ale. 7/10

Final Score: 37/50

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