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Pisgah American Style Pale Ale - Pisgah Brewing Co.

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Pisgah American Style Pale AlePisgah American Style Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

162 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.91%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pisgah Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brentk56 on 08-01-2005)
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Reviews by TheHopHeadGirl:
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TheHopHeadGirl

District of Columbia

3.2/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

6% pale ale from NC. Very cloudy orange color. At pizza paradisio a glass goes 6$. Glad i got a small glass cause its just comparing to thhe dogfish head saison du buff thats sitting on my table. Again, its ok. No aftertaste which is good. But it doesnt stand out either.

Serving type: on-tap

05-15-2012 19:20:16 | More by TheHopHeadGirl
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HopAttack3

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-23-2014 19:29:27 | More by HopAttack3
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-17-2014 03:25:27 | More by qcbrewer
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M_chav

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

07-12-2014 04:58:27 | More by M_chav
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06-30-2014 00:27:30 | More by Csparks33
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New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-20-2014 11:01:44 | More by Kelp
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patre_tim

China

3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Honey Amber and cloudy all the way, with a finger of off white yellowish creamy head. Some bubbles evident, but is so cloudy its hard to see them. Random lacing.

S: Citrus, fresh malts, a light sweetness. Feels like I’m about to drink a fresh squeezed juice. Caramel notes, light pepper note, some passion fruit.

T: Sweet and malty, hints of grapefruit engulfed in sweetness, hints of Jackfruit, light bitterness on the end. Beautiful beer that's well balanced.

M: Thick smooth body, medium light peppery carbonation.

O: Excellent beer. Drank in Asheville, NC June 17, 2014. Bought it today at Greenlife (Whole Foods). Very fresh, can’t find a date on the can but its fresh. 69% organic ingredients is labelled on the can.

Serving type: can

06-18-2014 01:29:26 | More by patre_tim
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-16-2014 15:28:11 | More by claspada
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West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

06-03-2014 00:25:52 | More by xJMFCx
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4/5  rDev +5%

05-30-2014 21:20:33 | More by plinythederek
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dave317

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

05-22-2014 22:33:55 | More by dave317
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JohnParadee

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-21-2014 14:39:51 | More by JohnParadee
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Irish57

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

05-10-2014 23:30:37 | More by Irish57
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

04-30-2014 12:05:28 | More by garuda
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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Georgia

4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Opaque copper colored body with off-white head. Excellent lacing and head retention.
S: Sweet toffee and biscuity aromas. Lightly floral notes.
T: Caramel, bread, toffee up front with dry hoppy bitter finish. Balanced.
M: Smooth, crisp, dry brew.
O: Very drinkable APA in a can! Quite good.

Serving type: can

04-03-2014 19:59:10 | More by Paincane
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

03-09-2014 14:50:57 | More by KevinGordon
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.76/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a very lightly hazy medium amber in color with light amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and some faint copper highlights. The beer has a half finger tall foamy beige head that reduces to a mottled very thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of citrus/grapefruit hops, citrus/orange hops, and light amounts of caramel malts.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of slightly sweet caramel malts which is quickly overtaken by moderate flavors of citrus/grapefruit and citrus/orange hops. Light amounts of bitterness are present but fade pretty quickly.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Easy to drink and enjoyable - definitely a sessionable brew (and great that it is now available in cans). Well balanced.

Serving type: can

03-07-2014 02:14:59 | More by dbrauneis
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bcr42

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +31.2%

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Ohio

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02-22-2014 02:13:52 | More by mecmd
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humuloner22

North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Nice! In a can, now I can have this without dealing with the hassle of a growler. I don't have many people with my thirst for fine craft ales around here. This is one of my favorite beers, I always get it at least one trip to the bar if they have it on draft. I have drank it for years. On to the review. Nice red ale color a little hazy, the smell a bit of hoppiness, but not too strong, just a well rounded American style Ale. Also, I would like to interject here that the person below stated that theirs was 5.7 abv, this one says 5.1 %. I don't know if there is a variance or if they just confused the 1 or a 7. I looked really close to make sure. The taste is a perfect balance of smoothness with just a hint of the hop bitterness but not overly malty either. I have always loved this beer and I am so happy they are canning it now, I hope they keep this up. I have heard some confusing information about whether they are going to keep doing this or rotate it to another in their lineup. I hope this is a harbinger of things to come and not a one and done.
Overall, if you cant find it in cans, drink it on draft, its amazing, if you can find it in cans, don't buy too many because I am going back and picking up another couple of sixers.

Serving type: can

02-13-2014 01:39:27 | More by humuloner22
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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Pisgah American Style Pale Ale from Pisgah Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.