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American Pale Ale - Good People Brewing Company

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American Pale AleAmerican Pale Ale

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114 Ratings
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 4
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Good People Brewing Company visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
36 IBU

(Beer added by: ddarden on 07-11-2008)
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Reviews by estlinska:
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estlinska

Arkansas

4.35/5  rDev +17.3%

Served on tap at J. Alexander's in Birmingham, AL on 5/1/13 into a pilsner glass. The beer pours a burnt orange with good bright color to it. There is some slight chill haze that does not completely clear before the beer is consumed. Head is about 1cm with a nice bright white color and leave fair lacing on the glass. The haze reduces the light penetration, but overall it is good. The smell is quite bready, but has some good, bright citrus notes of oranges as well as some nice flower notes as well to give the hops a good presence in the beer. The taste is clean, smooth and well balanced. There is a pronounced bitterness that does a good job of balancing a sweet malt. The malt is sweet, featuring some caramel malt flavors as well as bread and biscuit flavors. The hops are definitely full on orange citrus. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, this is a very well done pale ale. The hops are pretty heavy, but balanced very well with the malts of the beer.

05-08-2013 04:30:45 | More by estlinska
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Beer21

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-07-2014 02:33:07 | More by Beer21
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Zachb4au

Alabama

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-16-2012 18:22:44 | More by Zachb4au
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.65/5  rDev -1.6%

The Pale Ale from Good People is a good beer. It poured a slightly hazy golden with white head that is leaving a lace. The scent is faint, not much happening. The taste is mostly bitter from start to finish. There is slight malt presence and perhaps some bitter citrus. The m outhfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall this is a sessionable beverage.

08-05-2014 21:57:09 | More by WoodBrew
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -19.1%

11-02-2013 20:45:09 | More by qcbrewer
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BeerZack

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-17-2013 17:52:02 | More by BeerZack
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

07-09-2014 18:06:30 | More by atlbravsrno1
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kswartz

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

01-21-2014 01:47:36 | More by kswartz
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.54/5  rDev -4.6%

No can date, poured into a pint glass

A- pours a hazy golden color with some orange hue, creamy one-finger white head that has great retention long after the pour

S- earthy hop with a touch of pine, slightly metallic aroma

T- moderate piney hops up front with some flowery notes, toasted malt with a hint of bready flavor mid-palate, leading to a dry finish with more pine in he linger

M- medium body with medium prickly carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a dry and crisp finish, good drinkability

O- easy drinking and non-offensive, good pale

06-18-2014 01:34:49 | More by Treyliff
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

The coloring is a little less coppery than the IPA and a whole lot more filtered. The head was like the meringue of a pie with an intense height and a lightly knit knit cluster of bubbles.

The aromas are appropriate with a more malt based structure. The hops tend towards to the floral but it's not particularly piney.

The flavors follow suit with a malt based taste and a light hoppiness. The hop characteristic is a little piney but it has a good hop cone earthiness. The malt is more caramel malt without the real sweetness.

The feel tends to a higher than moderate carbonation but it has little of the metallic tinnieness of some Pale Ales.

11-02-2013 22:45:53 | More by KYGunner
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AUGRAD06

Alabama

4/5  rDev +7.8%

Definitely one of my favorite Pale Ales on the market. I love Good People and I've had this beer in cans and on tap. It's good in the can and great on tap. Wonderful light color with light flavor. A great beer on a hot day when you want something to bring your taste buds to life.

01-13-2014 22:36:36 | More by AUGRAD06
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StuartCarter

Alabama

4/5  rDev +7.8%

Had some on draft at both the J Clyde and the 5 Points Grill. The pint at the J Clyde was not nearly as good as at the 5 Points Grill, due to problems with the carbonation system at the JC. When you have the Pale Ale properly carbonated it is a very tasty beverage indeed - enough to convince me, someone who is not a fan of the style, to have several pints of this in one sitting :)

Smells sweetly floral, hops are the dominant but not dominating flavour, very well balanced taste.

07-12-2008 19:12:40 | More by StuartCarter
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mbacon3227

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

07-18-2013 21:46:19 | More by mbacon3227
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Ajlvt

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-25-2013 19:03:25 | More by Ajlvt
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Rod_J

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-01-2014 02:12:57 | More by Rod_J
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Genx

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

04-11-2014 19:55:51 | More by Genx
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JimmyAloysius

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.8%

04-09-2014 15:08:46 | More by JimmyAloysius
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markjarema11

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

02-05-2014 19:12:43 | More by markjarema11
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CrazyOtto623

Alabama

4/5  rDev +7.8%

05-08-2012 19:01:01 | More by CrazyOtto623
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GratefulEdd

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-30-2013 23:49:34 | More by GratefulEdd
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

08-18-2013 01:21:54 | More by BlueMoon10
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freduardo

Alabama

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-14-2011 21:03:33 | More by freduardo
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immobileman

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

09-20-2013 02:37:39 | More by immobileman
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GABrew

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

02-20-2014 01:33:23 | More by GABrew
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oline73

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

04-07-2014 23:40:56 | More by oline73
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American Pale Ale from Good People Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.