Always Sunny - Allentown Brew Works
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Ratings: 104 | Reviews: 23 | Display Reviews Only:
3.9/5 rDev +16.1%
A: This poured a clear gold with moderate white head.
S: It smelled like lemongrass with some copper and fresh wheat
T: It tasted like copper and lemon hops, with some honey and fresh wheat. It had a clean and bitter aftertaste.
M: It was watery with moderate carbonation. Decent body.
D: This was a nice pale ale with ok scent, but great taste on par with many IPAs. The body was good with a mellow finish, so it was easy to drink. Not ground breaking, but a solid and enjoyable brew.
02-03-2013 04:50:03 | More by Pencible
2.55/5 rDev -24.1%
Appearance - orange hazy color. No head whatsoever on this beer.
Smell - citrusy. Smells like a mix of oranges and grapefruits. Actually smells quite nice.
Taste - unfortunately it really just does not live up to the smell, or any of the other average pale ales on the market.
Mouthfeel - average
Overall - I really don't think I would drink this again, nor would I recommend it to friends
01-19-2013 01:49:23 | More by Bills453
3.8/5 rDev +13.1%
Had a pint at the Allentown location. Appeared clear gold with a short white head. You know, there's no massive hops or big kick, but this is fine example of a sessionable pale ale. The clean citrus spice has a crisp bite and stands out over the mild caramel malts. This beer leans to the hops, but the brewery calls this "West Cost style" and it fits the bill.
08-12-2012 23:44:11 | More by tempest
3.5/5 rDev +4.2%
Finally got around to trying this since it was available via the single bottle at Totowa. This was around $15 for a six-pack and I thought that was overpriced, unless this was the best APA that I've ever had. This wasn't even close to that and after finishing off the contents inside the bottle, this was relatively forgettable since nothing in particular stood out about it.
The pour to this was blonde with a nice head and a moderate amount of lacing. Not much of an aroma to this as there was just a bit of pine and lemon zest. Light versions of those notes could be found in the mouthfeel with some pepper underneath it and a bit of honey in the body of the beer. This wasn't light but it went down a lot easier than most other APA's that I've had. Not a sign of dry-hopping here as this had quite the "wet" aftertaste, with only a hint of bitterness that faded quickly.
APA's don't get more easygoing than this is if you're looking for a few to down, this one's for you. While the price was a bit too steep, this would be worth enjoying during the summer if it was to ever go on sale. It's too light for my taste but in its own, it's a decent brew for the season.
08-06-2012 04:34:10 | More by JerzDevl2000
3.45/5 rDev +2.7%
Pours a coppery orange hue with a medium lasting off-white head with some nice lacing. Aroma and Taste of citrus floral hops, some good citrus and fruity notes, with some biscuit malt. A good medium body, slightly dry crisp mouthfeel, with moderate carbonation. Finish is citrus floral hops, citrus fruity notes, ending is a slightly sweet dry hops flavor. Overall a good solid session brew
07-27-2012 20:47:00 | More by Samp01
3.68/5 rDev +9.5%
Draft at The Pour House in Westmont, NJ.
Pours a clear light golden orange color with yellowish hues and half finger white head that immediately settles into a lasting ring. Streaks of lacing left behind.
Slightly earthy aroma with a good balance of perfumy citrus fruit and pale makt. Subtle lemon rind and pineapple notes along with faint grassy pine needle, biscuit and graham cracker.
On the fuller end of medium bodied with a crisp hop bite that provides a decent amount of dry bitterness which is countered by sweet fruit and pale malts. The grassy pine and dry bitterness are quickly countered by sweet citrus and tropical fruit flavor. Hints of orange and lemon peel as well as some pineapple and mango. This is countered by bready yeast, biscuity malt and caramel. Well balanced and very quaffable. More complex then expected. Nice surprise.
07-25-2012 02:28:59 | More by corby112
3.69/5 rDev +9.8%
Pours a cloudy pale orange-straw color that is more reminiscent of a kolsch or a pils than an APA. At least two fingers of fluffy head illustrate that this baby's live -- there is some good head retention as well. The nose is very mild - couldn't discern much. The body is light, but the hops certainly poke through at times, especially on the finish. There also appears to be a touch of pepper on the finish which is quite pleasant.
07-20-2012 13:40:55 | More by 57md
3.58/5 rDev +6.5%
Appearance: Pours a clear golden color with a very nice head; excellent stickage and lace
Smell: Bready, with a slight citrus fruit character
Taste: Opens bready but quickly moves in a fruity direction, bringing a slightly floral, citrusy tone; the finish is a little rough, with a grainy character
Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation
Overall: Not a bad pale ale, at all; other than the finish, this is very easy to drink and has a nice flavor profile
06-11-2012 23:49:44 | More by brentk56
Always Sunny from Allentown Brew Works
77 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.