November Gale Pale Ale

Maker: Keweenaw Brewing Company, South Range, Michigan, USA

Style: American Pale Ale

ABV: ??% (not particularly high)

Appearance: Old gold with a foamy head.

Nose: Hops, sweet hay, lemongrass.

On the palate: Medium bodied. Sweet Woodruff, malt, Meyer lemon.

Finish: Slightly citric and mild, then a big hit of hoppy bitterness on the back end.

Parting words: Keweenaw rarely disappoints, and November Gale is no disappointment. It doesn’t do a lot to distinguish itself from its heavy competition other than coming in a can. The citrus notes and slight grassiness make it a great summertime pale ale; more of a summer zephyr than a November Gale. Like most standard Pale Ales, it is also food friendly. November Gale Pale Ale is recommended.

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2 thoughts on “November Gale Pale Ale

  1. How about including prices in your beer reviews or a perhaps a ballpark idea for retail? That is good to know information before I head out to the local beer monger.

    1. That’s a good idea. I originally intended to do that for everything I reviewed, but I got lazy about that. As for one, a six-pack of 12 oz cans was $8 IIRC.

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