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The Weight - Piece Brewery & Pizzeria

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The WeightThe Weight

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

42 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 8.33%
Wants: 8
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Piece Brewery & Pizzeria visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 06-21-2012)
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4.52/5  rDev +7.6%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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Virginia

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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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Illinois

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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sliks96

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Holland

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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JimGlonke

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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joe1510

Illinois

4.26/5  rDev +1.4%

64oz Growler
$12
Piece Brewpub

The Weight gurgles from the growler apricot orange and slightly hazy. It's got that sunset effect in the pint glass, vibrant apricot at the base fading into dusky orange at the crown. The head is shallow and bone white, not much to notice but does leave some slick lace after each drink that follows back into the body.

Doughy and biscuity malts lay down an appropriate foundation along with, unless I'm mistaken, a soft wheaty tang. With that nonsense out of the way the nose is all pithy citrus and awesomely bright. Orange and grapefruit pith grab the malt base in a bear hug and won't let go. A little grassiness tries to sneak in but citrus is king of the hill. Mouthwatering.

Oh, there's got to be some wheat in here. Mildly sweet biscuits intermingle with that attention grabbing wheat. I've always enjoyed a touch of wheat in my pale ales, when you can find them. With that laid out this beer is still a hop showcase, citrus mostly. The orange and grapefruit sweeten up a bit on the palate. A bit of sugared grapefruit meets that wall of grapefruit and orange pith. Fresh cut grass buzzsaws through the finish. Muy Buenos!

The body has a light weight and is absurdly soft for a beer of 6%. There's a touch of sweetness that feels like it will linger but is sucked up immediately leaving a surprising bone dryness. That dryness accentuates the pithy bitterness to moderate+ levels. This is a drinker and a half.

When combined, the mouthwatering smell, heavily citric bitterness, and highly addictive drinkability/mouthfeel all make for an exceptional pale ale. It's only sold at the brewpub, only when it's on draft, in growlers, only, and it's still more accessible than it's closest local rival (6% pale ale) Zombie Dust. Honestly, I'd rather get a fantastic pizza and growler with no hassle than wait in line with nothing else to do but spend my money. Piece Pizza, I will see you again soon.

03-01-2014 03:19:11 | More by joe1510
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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Illinois

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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Illinois

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Illinois

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The Weight from Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
92 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.