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Pennsylvania Pale Ale - Philadelphia Brewing Company

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129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.41%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Philadelphia Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Philabeerphia on 06-26-2010)
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Ratings: 129 | Reviews: 41 | Display Reviews Only:
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Sipchue

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

09-28-2013 22:52:15 | More by Sipchue
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Griggsy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-20-2013 18:31:19 | More by Griggsy
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-16-2013 13:37:17 | More by ColForbinBC
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3/5  rDev -16.2%

09-03-2013 15:27:18 | More by HRamz3
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-26-2013 00:50:38 | More by dexterk1
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-10-2013 02:14:54 | More by EBeckett3
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-06-2013 15:16:41 | More by InspectorBob
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

08-03-2013 15:37:53 | More by mpalestino
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scottDC

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -16.2%

07-21-2013 15:41:07 | More by scottDC
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LoveStout

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-30-2013 20:26:26 | More by LoveStout
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

06-28-2013 01:29:03 | More by ejimhof
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magine

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-07-2013 22:13:24 | More by magine
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wayngrove

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

05-30-2013 20:30:48 | More by wayngrove
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

05-23-2013 01:36:41 | More by MinorThreat
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NikD

Maryland

4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-13-2013 00:58:37 | More by NikD
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IronLover

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.7%

Light orange in color with a yellowish hue and perfect clarity. Poured with a short white foam that quickly reduced to a wispy cap. Aroma is a nice combination of citrus orange hops and caramel malt. Medium bodied with tangy hop bitterness through the middle and light, rich carbonation. Bready, caramel malt sweetness down the middle with hop bitterness around the edges from start to finish. Citrus orange hop bitterness up front with bready caramel malt sweetness underneath. Citrus and light floral hop flavors near the end. Finishes with a lightly crisp, bitter hop aftertaste.

05-05-2013 05:36:48 | More by IronLover
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-28-2013 01:04:41 | More by IdrinkGas
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TeachChefs

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-24-2013 17:03:49 | More by TeachChefs
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barneysdad

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.2%

04-10-2013 01:31:56 | More by barneysdad
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DLS168

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-05-2013 16:35:59 | More by DLS168
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16.2%

02-23-2013 00:41:33 | More by JMS1512
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-09-2013 03:59:40 | More by ssimpson89
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ColdWaffles

Pennsylvania

3.03/5  rDev -15.4%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint.

Appearance: Pours an orange/gold color with a moderate white head that doesn't last long. Light lacing.

Smell: Citrusy, inviting.

Taste: Does absolutely nothing to stick out from the pack. Citrusy, with some okay hops and an okay caramel malt. Kinda bland, all things considered.

Mouthfeel: Medium to light, kind of watery. Lackluster.

Probably PBC's weakest offering to me. Doesn't bring anything interesting or different to the table, and it competes with Yards Philadelphia Pale Ale, which is phenomenal in my book.

12-31-2012 01:00:14 | More by ColdWaffles
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

2/5  rDev -44.1%

12-08-2012 02:17:50 | More by Damian74Shensky
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tommyd313

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-04-2012 00:48:06 | More by tommyd313
Pennsylvania Pale Ale from Philadelphia Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.