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Pisgah Pale Ale - Pisgah Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

192 Ratings
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Ratings: 192
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.16%
Wants: 3
Gots: 8 | 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:
Formerly known as Pisgah American Style Pale Ale.

Pisgah Pale is a perfect blend of rich organic malts with whole-leaf Chinook and Nugget hops. A crisp, clean profile makes this, our flagship beer, distinct. 31 I.B.U.

(Beer added by: brentk56 on 08-01-2005)
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Ratings: 192 | Reviews: 82 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

ncstateplaya, Aug 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

mikeincharleston, Aug 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

zestar, Aug 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

blbarnett3, Aug 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

ortie, Jul 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

HopAttack3, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

qcbrewer, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of M_chav
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

M_chav, Jul 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Csparks33, Jun 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Kelp, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of patre_tim
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
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.

patre_tim, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

claspada, Jun 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

xJMFCx, Jun 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

plinythederek, May 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

dave317, May 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

JohnParadee, May 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Irish57, May 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

garuda, Apr 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

bcrossan, Apr 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

OnryAndMean, Apr 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%
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.

Paincane, Apr 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

KevinGordon, Mar 09, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -1.1%
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.

dbrauneis, Mar 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +31.6%

bcr42, Mar 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

KFrank729, Mar 01, 2014
Pisgah Pale Ale from Pisgah Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 192 ratings.