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Afternoon Delight - Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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Afternoon Delight
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BA SCORE
93
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68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.49%
Wants: 32
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A tart yet hoppy berliner weisse brewed exclusively with falconers flight hops.

(Beer added by: DaveHack on 04-30-2013)
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taylor714914

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -29.2%

04-08-2014 22:08:19 | More by taylor714914
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MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

4.39/5  rDev +3.5%

A: Bright, straw yellow with froathy white head. Good lacing.

S: Tart, slightly astringent, yet pleasant sour aroma. Reminiscent of a Berliner, but without all the wheat on the nose. Pineapples and citrus fruits.

T: Good acidity levels, tight and crisp. Round, fruity and tart. Clean finish.

M: Once you get past the initial sour shock to your palate, it comes across as light and dry. No bad tannins on the end.

O: The name says it all. Crack one of these open (at Al's) on a warm summer afternoon, sit in the outdoor area, and you'll see why it's an Afternoon Delight.

10-23-2013 00:19:01 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-25-2014 01:18:38 | More by Janeinma
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.03/5  rDev -5%

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy bright orange. Medium white head. Quickly settles to a thin collar. A few surface wisps.

Smell - Lots of citrus. Lemon, orange, grapefruit. Doesn't smell all that acidic. Some cracker malt.

Taste - Light grain then fruity sourness. Sour orange and a bit of a lychee tartness. Fruity aftertaste. Citrus lingers in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Light and pretty sour. Well carbonated.

Overall - Very enjoyable. Simple and flavorful.

07-30-2014 15:35:15 | More by Alieniloquium
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-03-2013 21:25:56 | More by Kegatron
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Lane23

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-12-2013 15:37:17 | More by Lane23
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bum732

Lesotho

4.75/5  rDev +12%

06-14-2014 21:05:47 | More by bum732
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-28-2014 22:26:18 | More by waddellc2
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +2.1%

Poured into a Pizza Boy snifter...

A - A standard pour yeilds a finger's worth of pure snow-white colored slighly fizzy whimsical head... Minimal retention gives way to little or no lacing and the slightest of collars... The color is a vibrant slightly glowing pale golden orange... There is a slight haziness... Mostly still with a couple of stray carbonation bubbles seen rising throughout...

S - This beer smells fresh... Some light tartness... Lots of light refreshing tropical fruit goodness... Subtle touches of Belgian yeast and wheat... A faint bit of funkiness on the nose as well...

T - A minimalistic lactic acid tartness to beging... Slightly fruity and tropicalll... A mix of orange and lemon zest... The majority of the hops take on a mix of earthy and lemony character - almost a mix of hallertu and sorachi... Some light Belgian yeast notes... There is also a faint slightly spicy wheat component...

M - Light bodied... Limted yet lively carbonation... Clean... Crisp... Ultra refreshing... Slightly saliva inducing... Each sip is even and consistent...

D - Very easy drinking... Highly enjoyable... Stylistically, this one seems to walk a fine line between American Wild Ale, Saison and Berliner Weissbier, but that's a good thing in my opinion... Further proof that Pizza Boy is beginning to turn out some truly exceptional offerings...

05-14-2013 12:22:47 | More by philbe311
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-11-2014 17:02:52 | More by griffeyb
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campfirebrew

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

04-23-2014 12:49:42 | More by campfirebrew
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-17-2014 22:35:39 | More by DrBier
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

01-05-2014 11:13:53 | More by salthemonster
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

10-10-2013 17:00:46 | More by mendvicdog
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StormKing47

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

04-30-2013 02:12:52 | More by StormKing47
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

04-18-2014 22:41:14 | More by ShanePB
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

03-31-2014 18:59:53 | More by weeare138
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

03-24-2014 15:14:41 | More by JMUbrewz
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SourinQns

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-06-2013 02:28:57 | More by SourinQns
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splax23

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-18-2013 00:24:48 | More by splax23
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

01-19-2014 22:55:51 | More by Rhettroactive
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

08-11-2013 19:54:37 | More by bigfnjoe
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-08-2013 14:50:43 | More by Thorpe429
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

07-19-2014 14:28:00 | More by IPAchris
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4.41/5  rDev +4%

On tap (praise Jebus) at Pizza Boy.

Light golden color, slightly hazy, with a finger or so of bubbly white head that fizzled down to a tiny layer, leaving minimal lace and legs on the glass. Fresh fruit and hops in the nose, lemon and grapefruit, white grapes, grassy hops, with a slight cobwebby funk. In the taste, saliva-inducing tartness, but not quite puckering, lemon and grapefruit, lesser notes of white grapes and apple, brilliantly fresh grassy and citrusy hops, which complement the sour profile nicely, crackery malts and grain husks in the background. Light-medium body, crisp mouthfeel, nice complexity. A very "crushable" sour beer.

This is easily one of my favorite Berliners. I prefer the straight-forward more "classic beer-like" inclusion of hops, as opposed to the typical usage of fruit to flavor beers of the style. Understated and unique.

04-10-2014 00:20:22 | More by Rifugium
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Afternoon Delight from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.