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Independence Pale Ale - Independence Brewing Co.

Independence Pale AleIndependence Pale Ale

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107 Ratings
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.85%


Brewed by:
Independence Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, 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: Pegasus on 10-17-2004)
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Reviews by mikesgroove:
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

3.73/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

loudy burnt amber, with no real large head. What was there faded quickly but left a film of gooey, drippy lace skimming on the top, lots of eddys and swirls rounding about on it. Deep dripping lace down the glass, and a bit of a bubble stream coming up from the bottom. Smell was big and strong. Big citrus players here, lots of orange and grapefruit. Very sweet smell, like orange sherbert or candy. Very nice and plesing to the nose, smells like it will be a winner. Taste struck me as odd, after all the sugary itrus in the smell, none really came through in the taste. There was a strong bitter hop presence, providing lots of IBU's however it was more of a pine,resiney type of hops, rather then the sweet candy orange that came through at first. Nice and crisp, clean, very dry and long lingering finish,

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2011 05:50:21 | More by mikesgroove
More User Reviews:
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -10%

01-22-2014 03:05:29 | More by kvgomps
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a crystal clear golden amber with an impressively sturdy head that leaves quite a few shards behind

Smell: Bready, almost biscuity, with a woodsy, slightly resinous aspect

Taste: Surprisingly sweet (but light) with a real biscuity character; in the middle, there is a Juicy Fruit element that joins with a slightly resinous hop flavor; the sweetness lingers on the palate, in the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Quite different from the typical APA, with a little bit of an English character; I rather enjoyed it

Thanks, duff247, for the opportunity

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2014 00:48:55 | More by brentk56
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10%

12-27-2013 22:34:57 | More by rodlavers
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greenspointexas

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

12-14-2013 20:59:15 | More by greenspointexas
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attometer00

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3%

10-13-2013 19:18:43 | More by attometer00
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -3%

09-17-2013 20:04:25 | More by harpus
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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

09-11-2013 21:32:04 | More by Jame515
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thugherman

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +31.6%

09-08-2013 22:28:12 | More by thugherman
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Stevotex

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-19-2013 01:11:59 | More by Stevotex
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Abe_Froman

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10%

08-09-2013 23:34:34 | More by Abe_Froman
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fizzgig

Texas

2.04/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

A: 12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass. Very clear medium amber. Virtually no head with aggressive pour what little there was dissapeared fast.

S: Some lightly pungent hops, faintly resembling an IPA. Diminished after a while.

T: Some resiny hop flavors, tasted a bit like chalk or a bitter medicine. Lingers unpleasantly.

M: Mild carbonation, watery, doesn't want to stick around.

O: I call cheaply and carelessly made hoppy beer like this hop water. It's like they say "let's just throw something together to compete in the $8-9 6 pack market, nobody knows what they're buying anyway". Couldn't finish it after smoked chicken was gone. Too bad, was pulling for a local beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2013 03:07:41 | More by fizzgig
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JamLand

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3%

07-01-2013 22:30:16 | More by JamLand
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-21-2013 21:41:30 | More by DIPAFAN
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canders0927

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

05-21-2013 14:43:19 | More by canders0927
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wtkphoto

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

05-18-2013 21:22:25 | More by wtkphoto
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3%

05-10-2013 00:28:49 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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tastymug

Washington

3/5  rDev -16.9%

05-06-2013 23:26:21 | More by tastymug
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10%

04-24-2013 03:07:07 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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Pesci

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.9%

04-07-2013 17:01:39 | More by Pesci
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3%

03-10-2013 20:36:27 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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brandon911

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

01-26-2013 00:00:50 | More by brandon911
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phishbone23

New York

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

01-25-2013 14:24:17 | More by phishbone23
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jik18

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-20-2013 04:19:14 | More by jik18
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barbellsNbeers

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

12-13-2012 14:14:21 | More by barbellsNbeers
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Independence Pale Ale from Independence Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.