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Hop Test #1 (Warriors Code) - Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 6.9%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Spicy yeast, citrus rinds, and an earthiness reminiscent of cinnamon round out this Belgian-inspired pale ale. Hopped with Saphir, Citra and Chinook hops.

(Beer added by: orangesol on 05-02-2014)
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Served on-tap at Al's of Hampden.

A - Pours hazy amber with a dense pillow of one finger tall white head, quickly dissipating down to a light film, leaving sticky webs of lace on the sides of the glass.

S - Smells of bready wheat, clove, banana, light piney hop bitterness and the mildly toasted grains. Pretty slow to develop, mostly one dimensional.

T - Starts off with some clove and other spiciness quickly being joined by chewy wheat, banana, bubble gum and mild hop bitterness. Finish is chewy, lingering long after the finish.

M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Smooth, chewy feel makes it easy to drink the whole glass.

O - A decent wheat beer. I don't get a ton of the added flavors, pretty much all base flavors. Still a nice beer for the lighter drinkers but I doubt I will get it again, too many other options to choose from.

orangesol, May 21, 2014
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Without a doubt, this is my least favorite of any of the Pizza Boy beers I have had to date. I feel like I can sum the whole experience up with the fact that it tastes like mediocre homebrew. There is a overlying Belgian character to it, sure. But it's just...boring. And lame. A really poor showing from Pizza Boy. They should burn the recipe to this beer and flush the ashes down a toilet.

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Hop Test #1 (Warriors Code) from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.