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The Weight - Piece Brewery & Pizzeria

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52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 7.88%
Wants: 8
Gots: 2 | 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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 06-21-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

MaximumYuks, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of TMoney2591
3.65/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a nonic pint glass at the brewpub.

Cue The Band. This stuff pours a lightly cloudy amber-straw topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises mandarin orange, tangerine zest, and light wheat. The taste brings in more of the same, though the fruit comes in rindier, resulting in a more bitter finish. The body straddles the line between hefty light and light medium, with a very light moderate carbonation, a fluid feel, and a dry finish. Overall, a nice pale, though I believe that had the taste truly followed the smell (what with the brightly fruity hops) things would have turned out a bit more positively for me... Still ain't half bad, though...

TMoney2591, Sep 23, 2012
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wyatt13, Sep 29, 2013
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3.76/5  rDev -10.3%

Hellokmac, Aug 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

oso, Nov 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

CaptainNomihodai, Feb 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Anonymous1, Oct 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

MCain04, Apr 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

drewone, Nov 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

FullObs, Oct 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

WolfsbaneBloom, Jan 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

jgarvis, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on tap at Piece. Served in a nonic pint.

A: Pours a chilled amber color with a thin white head forming on the pour. Recedes slowly to a thin ring leaving behind some lace.

S: Citrus with some light cracker malt backing. A hint of sweetness and dried grass.

T: More like the nose, but a touch of lingering bitterness which broke up the sweetness from the malts. Slightly dank as well with a kiss of citrus.

M: Extremely crushable. I could destroy a growler and then some. Light bodied with a medium carbonation and a very clean finish.

O: An enjoyable APA. Not in the upper echelon of APA's that I've had, but a great local APA that is extremely drinkable. I'll put this in the Daisy Cutter category. It's good and I'll definitely have a pint when it's back on, but I'll shoot of a Zombie Dust over either.

Treebs, Dec 28, 2012
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4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Cloudy peach in color. Served in a nonic pint with a good inch or so of yellowy tinted head. Excellent retention. Light lacing. Very aromatic with lots of citrus. Orange and grapefruit dominate with some floral notes rounding it out. Flavor is less nuanced. Mild sweet. A blend of orange and lemon with a lot of biscuit malt. Aggressive, peppery carbonation. Lighter body. Overall, a pretty good beer. Full of hops, though a little rough around the edges.

Florida9, Dec 22, 2012
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4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Beer #3 in my great Illinois Brew Hunt.

Heavy, bitter, salt, and citric tones abound on this one. Super thick and probably well beyond the pale ale spectrum and into IPA territory. Lasting bitter aftertaste. Consistent flavor.

This is a hop lovers delight. You can't really beat it. I mean, it could be a bit more rounded and smooth and the carbonation bites quite a bit, but who cares. Can't go wrong with it.

RblWthACoz, Oct 18, 2012
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4.18/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours golden yellow, white head, spotty lace and nice cap. Citrus fruit-forward nose, light lemon peel, floral notes, grass. Flavor is citrus, light floral, and grass. Bitterness is just right for an APA while still having a really nice "full" nose. Really easy-drinking and enjoyable. Light body, good carbonation, clean finish.

An excellent APA that I would drink early & often when I'm at Piece. I've had this beer several times and it never disappoints when I'm looking for a refreshing pale.

Sean9689, Aug 24, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Two pints on tap... that's a good sign.

Hazy saturated orange body, a finger or two of creamy white foam that laces quite a bit on the opposite side of the glass. Lasting head retention, coverage for the entire glass, some carb trails visible in the glass.

Zesty citrus peel and slight tropical notes, vaguely earthy like papaya or something similar.

Flavors of bitter citrus peel, grapefruit pith and flesh, dry pale malt, fruit forward but balanced, very well rounded and drinkable. Light to medium bodied, with a moderate bitterness level that contributes to it's drinkability. Hope they keep this in rotation, it's definitely a winner...

emerge077, Jun 21, 2012
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The Weight from Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
92 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.