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Class 5 A.P.A. - Blue Canoe Brewery

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Class 5 A.P.A.
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84
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13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 10.81%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Canoe Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-09-2009)
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Photo of Irish12
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Irish12, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of gpblackgt
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

gpblackgt, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of dbauer78
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

dbauer78, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of davidIPA
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

davidIPA, Jun 26, 2012
Photo of dmamiano
3.48/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured a VERY hazy orangish copper. nice head that had some lasting power
too hazy for what I think it should be
hops dominated the nose...orange and lemon rind was what came t mind
taste was decent, although thin on the mouthfeel.
seemed a bit watery, but overall an ok beer

dmamiano, Dec 26, 2010
Photo of Tyrawlings
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Tyrawlings, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of Cylinsier
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

tap

Pours a clear amber gold, white film for a head.

Light bready malts with citrus hop notes in the nose.

The flavor follows with said bready malts and citrus hops. Also has a piney bitterness.

Light body with a tingly carbonation on the tongue.

A solid, mildly hopped pale ale, good flavor. Very light, good with food, easy to drink, not exceptional but good enough to go back and have again.

Cylinsier, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of graymazing
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

graymazing, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of Omnium
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Omnium, Aug 26, 2013
Photo of Turbansurfer
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

the best beer at the Blue Canoe in my estimation- but I am partial to ales.
hue is darkish red; a smooth ale; mild hop flavor; good mix of malts; hops; and barley.
Nice thick white head.
I think the best adjective for the beer is "Medium" It doesn't start all that impressive but has a good middle and finish.
the Blue Canoe is the crown jewel of this old oil town that seems to be imploding around itself.
Food is much better than average; price is more than reasonable- a growler is only 10 bucks.
I've been to the establishment more than 10 times and hope to return sooner rather than later.

Turbansurfer, Apr 17, 2010
Photo of PittBeerGirl
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

PittBeerGirl, Nov 23, 2011
Photo of TGERUS
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

TGERUS, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of mtnbikerpa
4.43/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I have drank this brew many times on tap including last night, when I purchased this growler fill for $8. Poured into a tall glass has about 1 to 1 1/2 inches of foam leaving cob web like lacing. Burnt orange copper color.

Pine like smell denotes strong hoppy presence.

Somewhat bitter with balanced citrus notes in flavor. Balanced ABV makes this APA very drinkable any time of year.

mtnbikerpa, Feb 28, 2009
Class 5 A.P.A. from Blue Canoe Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.