What follows are personal ratings of Pale Ale type beers from around North America. This list will continue to grow.
Beers are listed in order tasted. (Our goal is to rate ales readily available in our local Sacramento Stores. All ales were tried
in bottle unless where listed. Updated 12/09/14).

Pale Ales
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale 95 On Tap
Stone Pale Ale 87 Old bottle, will retaste
Big Sky Brewing Co ScapeGoat Pale Ale 91  
Full Sail Brewing Pale Ale 92  
Mendocino Brewing Co Blue Heron Pale Ale 96  
Ballast Point Brewing Company Yellowtail Pale Ale 95  
Blue Moon Brewing Co Pale Moon Pale Ale Belgian Style 91  
Mad River Brewing Co Steelhead Extra Pale Ale 91  
Lagunitas New Dod Town Pale Ale 91  
Firestone Walker Brewing Co Califonia Pale Ale 90  
Marin Brewing Co Mt. Tam Pale Ale 94  
Full Sail Brewing Pale Ale 93  
Bear Republic XP Pale Ale 97  
Steinhaus Brewing Company Mission St. Pale Ale 94  
River Trent Brewing Company Fat Weasel Pale Ale 91  
Lockdown Brewing Co Powerhouse Pale Ale 92  
Big Sky Brewing Co Trout Slayer Ale 90  
Snow Shoe Brewing Co Pale Ale 87  
New Belgium Brewing Dig Pale Ale 92  
Alaskan Pale Ale 88  
Auburn Alehouse Fool's Gold 93  
Yolo Brewing Co Engine 43 Pale Ale 95  
Drakes Brewing Co 1500 Dry Hopped Pale Ale 98  

India Pale Ales
Bear Republic Racer 5 India Pale Ale 96  
Stone IPA 94  
Stone Ruination IPA 91  
Shipyard Brewing Company India Pale Ale 84 Carmelly, possibly old bottle
Karl Strauss Brewing Company Tower 10 IPA 86 Old in bottle, will retaste
New Belgium Brewing Ranger India Pale Ale 87  
Green Flash Brewing Company India Pale Ale 95  
Lagunitas India Pale Ale 92 bottle was a little over the hill
Lagunitas Maximus IPA 96  
Mt Shasta Brewing Company Mountain High IPA 93  
Green Flash Brewing Company Imperial India Pale Ale 93  
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers India Pale Ale 91  
Full Sail Brewing IPA 94  
Mendocino Brewing Co White Hawk Select IPA 95  
Nectar Ales Nectar IPA 93  
Sierra Nevada Topedo Extra IPA 92  
Rubicon Brewing Co IPA 93  
Santa Cruz Ale Works IPA 69 bad bottle. terribly over carbonated. poor flavor.
Marin Brewing Co IPA 97  
Port Brewing India Pale Ale 94  
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery 90 Minute Imperial IPA 98 Damn fine beer!
Port Brewing High Tide Fresh Hop India Pale Ale 95  
Ninkasi Brewing Company Total Domination IPA 94  
Steinhaus Brewing Company Mission St. India Pale Ale 95  
Anderson Valley Brewing Company Hop Ottin' IPA 91  
Eel River Brewing Company IPA Organic 86  
Big Sky Brewing Company Big Sky IPA 91  
Alaskan Brewing Company IPA 94  
Ballast Point Brewing Company Big Eye India Pale Ale 94  
Avery Brewing Co India Pale Ale 95  
Bison Brewing Bison IPA 93  
Ballast Point Brewing Company Sculpin India Pale Ale 95  
Hermitage Brewing Company Single HOP Series Citra Hops 92  
Hermitage Brewing Company Single HOP Series Amarillo Hops 91  
Hermitage Brewing Company Single HOP Series Columbus Hops 93  
Hermitage Brewing Company Hoptopia Double IPA 90  
Great Basin Brewing Co Ichthyosaur IPA 92  
Eel River Organic IPA 91  
Knee Deep Brewing Co IPA 88  
Beer Valley Brewing Co Rosebud IPA 92  
Bison Brewing Co IPA 91  
Lockdown Brewing Co IPA 86  
Gold Country Brewers Assoc West Coast IPA 89  
Gold Country Brewers Assoc Imperial IPA 90  
Placerville Brewing Company IPA 86  
Black Diamond Jagged Edge IPA 87  
Knee Deep Brewing Co Hoptologist Double IPA 89  
Scuttlebutt Brewing Company Gale Force IPA 87  
Iunta Brewing Co Detour Double IPA (9.5%) 92  
Auburn Alehouse Imperial IPA PU240 Weapons Grade Ale 94  
Drakes Brewing Company Denogginizer Imperial Pale Ale 91  
Marin Brewing Co Eldridge Grade "White Knuckle" Double IPA 96  
Victory Brewing Company Hop Ranch Imperial India Pale Ale 90  
Track 7 Brewing Company Panic IPA 91 0n tap
Track 7 Brewing Company Hoppy Palm IPA 91 0n tap
Track 7 Brewing Company Left Eye Right Eye Double IPA 93 0n tap
Moylan's Brewing Company Moylander Double IPA 95  
Knee Deep/ Kern River Brewing Company Double IPA 97 In bottle
Moylan's Brewing Company Hopsickle Imperial Ale Triple Hoppy 95 In bottle
Auburn Alehouse Gold Digger IPA 93 In bottle
Firestone Walker Brewing Co Double Jack Double IPA Triple Hopped 96 In bottle
Yolo Brewing Co Captain Ron's Double IPA 90 In bottle
Alpine Beer Co/New Belgium Super IPA 98 On tap
Tap It Brewing Co Three in the Tree XXX IPA 93 On tap
Faction Brewing Citra Wet Hop IPA 96 On tap
Alpine Beer Co Nelson IPA 94 On tap
Berryessa Brewing Co Tufts Ship IPA 90 On tap
Berryessa Brewing Co Double Tape Double IPA 91 On tap
Drakes Brewing Co Best Coast IPA 94  

Red/Amber Ales
Bear Republic Red Rocket Ale 94  
Green Flash Brewing Company Red Ale 92  
Mendocino Brewing Co Red Tail Ale 92  
Marin Brewing Co Albion Amber Ale 87 Greatly over-carbonated. Bad bottle?
Green Flash Brewing Company Hop Red head India Pail Ale 93  
M A 87  


Ringwood Brewery Old Thumper ESB 94  
Avery Brewing Co 14`er ESB 91  

Specialty Pale Ales
Port Brewing Hop-15 Ale 97  
Russian River Brewing Company Pliny the Elder 98  
Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye Specialty Ale 96  
Steinhaus Brewing Company Mission St. Blonde Ale 92  
Mammoth Brewing Company IPA 395 (juniper berries and sage) Brewer`s Reserve 95  
Deschutes Brewery Hop in the Dark Black IPA 92  
Drake's Brewing Company Hopocalypse Double IPA 95  
Lagunitas Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale 93  
Lagunitas The Censored Rich Copper Ale 94