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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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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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Csparks33

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-30-2014 00:27:30 | More by Csparks33
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Kelp

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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claspada

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

06-03-2014 00:25:52 | More by xJMFCx
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plinythederek

North Carolina

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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garuda

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

04-30-2014 12:05:28 | More by garuda
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bcrossan

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-24-2014 22:37:33 | More by bcrossan
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OnryAndMean

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-14-2014 19:30:37 | More by OnryAndMean
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Paincane

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%

03-05-2014 02:29:34 | More by bcr42
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KFrank729

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

03-01-2014 23:50:00 | More by KFrank729
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RyanAU

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

02-26-2014 03:08:49 | More by RyanAU
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mecmd

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5%

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%

02-13-2014 01:20:40 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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kell50

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

02-08-2014 14:03:19 | More by kell50
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Pisgah American Style Pale Ale from Pisgah Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.