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Pisgah American Style Pale Ale - Pisgah Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

163 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 163
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.65%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
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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Ratings: 163 | Reviews: 77 | Display Reviews Only:
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travishardy929

New York

3/5  rDev -21.3%

07-14-2013 00:31:54 | More by travishardy929
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-08-2013 00:37:12 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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erikschmerik

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

05-28-2013 19:58:00 | More by erikschmerik
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-28-2013 01:33:43 | More by Rifugium
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

05-05-2013 22:18:39 | More by ZEB89
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GTB

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -21.3%

03-24-2013 00:48:16 | More by GTB
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mccallisters_dali

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-21-2013 23:11:17 | More by mccallisters_dali
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GoodOmens1986

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +5%

03-18-2013 01:44:24 | More by GoodOmens1986
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Onenote81

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

02-17-2013 23:02:25 | More by Onenote81
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

02-10-2013 00:06:38 | More by jaswilson2
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

02-04-2013 23:52:53 | More by 2dogbrew
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rvajohn

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

01-31-2013 13:35:23 | More by rvajohn
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roywilliams

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-12-2013 23:04:14 | More by roywilliams
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

01-08-2013 00:51:49 | More by Falcone
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Avlbrewer


2.78/5  rDev -27%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pisgah is a favorite stop while touring asheville, the pale ale (flagship) was a little underdeveloped or green. It's a great beer to enjoy with dinner but I'd prefer something fresher and refined for a daytime brew. The recipe seems to have changed in the years I've been drinking it, but it's always a good standby.

Serving type: on-tap

12-22-2012 20:46:48 | More by Avlbrewer
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fehrminator

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

12-15-2012 22:49:57 | More by fehrminator
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sendbeer

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-09-2012 19:33:45 | More by sendbeer
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cosmicevan

New York

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

Thanks to my bro in law for nabbing a growler of this for my visit. I am assuming this is the same as their pale ale currently on tap. Enjoyed from a pint glass.

a - brew poured a soft brown orange that was semi transparent when held to the light. Head was thin and fizzy.

s - nice pale malts, some earthiness, but very appetizing.

t - extremely balanced pale ale. Not hoppy at all, just a classic American pale. Fresh and crisp. Clean and malty. A bit grainy, but nice overall.

m - crisp and light bodied. Could toss them back all day.

o - overall a really nice American pale ale. Malt forward and not hoppy. Classic. Solid.

Serving type: growler

11-10-2012 22:05:20 | More by cosmicevan
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plaid75

New York

4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at the brewery.

Poured a hazy orange hue with a half finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

See my review of the IPA and know that the profile is essentially the same except that the pale ale is cleaner with a touch less sweetness (duh).

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a tasty hop driven pale ale.

Serving type: on-tap

11-10-2012 20:42:21 | More by plaid75
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jeanphony

New York

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

11-04-2012 21:20:47 | More by jeanphony
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VaterRoss

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at the brewery as part of a flight.

Pours and orange/amber with a small white head. Pretty dark for an APA. Smell is piney hops with a bed of grapefruit poking through. The taste has lots of orange citrus with the pine as a secondary flavor. Malt presence is very weak and I think it could use a bit more carbonation.

Solid APA, but I think they can do better.

From notes, Mar 17, 2012

Serving type: on-tap

10-30-2012 15:45:31 | More by VaterRoss
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wceaton

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

09-08-2012 22:14:55 | More by wceaton
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-23-2012 15:22:24 | More by sdaly3
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5%

08-08-2012 04:53:54 | More by carrollmel7
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wedge

North Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

@ Barley's (Asheville)

Clearish amber body, appearing well-carbonated with a ridiculously long-lasting, super fluffy, frothy white head. Lightly floral, spicy hop aromas with some pale fruit. Spicy, fresh floral hops upfront in the flavor...fresh grain and leafy/herbal notes. Fairly earthy overall - not much in the way of citrus. Medium bodied and satisfactorily bitter. While it's not something to get too excited about, it is a solid, pleasant Pale Ale that I enjoy whenever in the Asheville area.

Serving type: on-tap

07-21-2012 18:06:02 | More by wedge
Pisgah American Style Pale Ale from Pisgah Brewing Co.
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