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Pennsylvania Pale Ale - Philadelphia Brewing Company

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Pennsylvania Pale AlePennsylvania Pale Ale

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Ratings: 138
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | 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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look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Actually rather dark for an IPA style. Amber with a thick cloudy head that stays

S: Citrus and flowers, very sharp

T: Citrus, grains, potent bitterness with a sweet immediate bite as well, strong bitter aftertaste

M: Smooth, not excessively carbonated, not too oily

This beer is honestly one of the cheaper decent IPAs I've encountered. I'm not a natural fan of IPA. I tend to like darker beers, but this one is interesting and tasty, if not necessarily easy to toss back. What it lacks in crowd-appeal it makes up for in complexity

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 10/27/12 notes. Had this on tap at Dirty Frank's in Philly. Served in a pint glass.

a - Pours a clear golden color with one inch of white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of fruity malts, pine hops, light citrus, bready malts. Lots of pine and fruit, very nice nose.

t - Taste follows the nose. tastes of pine hops, fruity malts, tropical fruits, citrus, bready malts. A little hoppier than the nose; again, quite nice.

m - Moderate carbonation and medium body. No bitterness, and pretty easy to drink.

o - Overall a very nice local pale ale. Some nice fruit and pine hops to it and easy to drink. Would like to have it again.

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Pennsylvania Pale Ale from Philadelphia Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 138 ratings.