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Essential Pale Ale - Port City Brewing

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Essential Pale AleEssential Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

165 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 165
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.61%
Wants: 3
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Port City Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ahalloin on 02-04-2011

No notes at this time.
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Ok, a beer brewed in my state and it did not disappoint. Head and color and lacing aside(they were ok), the aroma and flavor of this beer were very nice. There was a good amount of citrus that was balanced out well at the end with a nice amount of hops. Pale Ale??. Yes it was!!. A touch of malt helped bring this beer to the great balance that it is. Good Job !!

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.84/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed from a bottle and purchased in Alexandria, VA. Overall I was impressed by this easy-drinking "pale ale." Not too heavy and was able to finish 1/3 of a 6-pack without any effort. Next time I am in Alexandria, I need to tour the brewery.

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Essential Pale Ale from Port City Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 165 ratings.