Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Amber/Brown Round 1: Revelry's Lean or Fat vs. Coast's All Chinook Pale Ale

Craft Beer All Star Showdown

Posted by Kinsey Gidick and Sam Spence on Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 9:02 AM

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  • Scott Suchy

The Craft Beer All Star Showdown lets City Paper readers choose between two Charleston beers in our weeklong showdown. Check out the full bracket below. Today's first match-up is Revelry Brewing's Lean or Fat? vs. Coast Brewing's All Chinook Pale Ale.Voting for this match-up ends at 3 p.m. TODAY.

Lean or Fat by Revelry Brewing Co.
English Pale Mild Ale, 4% ABV

This summer sipper was specially made for Revelry’s John Lewis Barbecue Series, and it instantly became a hit. The light ABV allowed for easy sipping while awaiting brisket in the sweltering heat. That said, it imparts a slightly salty taste. The beer took home the gold in the English Ale category at the U.S. Open Beer Championship this summer.

All Chinook Pale Ale by Coast Brewing Co.
American Pale Ale, 6.5% ABV

A pop of citrus hops will hit you before you even take a sip of this light amber beer. It produces a white head of foam and gives off a bit of spiciness with a caramel finish.

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