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Tap It APA - Tap It Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
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52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tap It Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ThreeWiseMen on 03-04-2011)
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Ratings: 52 | Reviews: 16 | Display Reviews Only:
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heavenlyStash

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-24-2013 07:13:54 | More by heavenlyStash
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visionaries

California

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

05-23-2013 17:02:40 | More by visionaries
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Topher78

California

2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

05-15-2013 20:39:54 | More by Topher78
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pkalix

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

04-27-2013 00:25:00 | More by pkalix
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LuauLarry

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

04-18-2013 01:47:51 | More by LuauLarry
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

04-09-2013 12:07:08 | More by t0rin0
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quetzal013

California

4/5  rDev +9.3%

03-23-2013 02:58:13 | More by quetzal013
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McStagger

California

3.88/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a light transparent copper, with one and half finger of ever so off whtie head. Retention is moderate, as is lacing. Carbonation is moderate, with subdued bubbles rising to form into the head.

S: Smells of immediate tropical fruit and citrus. Mango, papaya and guava are met with notes of orange and grapefruit. These are met with more subdued notes of caramel and breadiness.

T: Tropical fruit dominates the hop profile here. There is a touch of vanilla sweetness from the malt, but this is quickly enveloped by a drying, citrus rind like characteristic.

M: Fairly still on the carbonation scale, this beer still manages to maintain a refreshing profile that borders on crisp.

O: Looks great in the glass, smells great on the nose. this beer falls somewhat flat in the taste department. While I understand it's not an IPA, I expected more flavor and body out of a beer that was rated at 6.5 abv.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2013 09:46:32 | More by McStagger
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largadeer

California

4.28/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Harry's. Pale golden body topped by a finger of clingy froth. Big hop aroma that's floral and citrusy with a slight herbal note. Malt lends little more than a hint of grain. Crisp and chuggable, this is great stuff. Floral, herbal, citrusy-spicy hop flavors lead into a clean an mildly bitter finish. Very dry with negligible malt presence. Tastes like they're using a lot of classic American hops in this, such as cascade and centennial, with maybe one newer hop to give it some additional kick.

Serving type: on-tap

02-23-2013 06:39:19 | More by largadeer
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

02-22-2013 06:05:25 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

02-22-2013 05:31:01 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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MacHeadBeer

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-13-2013 02:24:04 | More by MacHeadBeer
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sloelco

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

12-25-2012 22:27:59 | More by sloelco
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle from soughtbygod (thanks man!). No bottling info. Served in a Southern Tier snifter.

Pours hazy orange hued yellow with a half finger thick off white head. Plenty of lace.

Smells of citrus hops and sweet hay.

Taste is grassy hops, some bright citrus and biscuity malt.

Light body with a sharp carbonated zing. Bitter hops linger in the finish.

I'm not an APA type guy but this had more hop character than many IPAs I've tried. I may not go seeking it out but I'd definately drink it again if offered.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2012 02:23:37 | More by ThickNStout
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BucannonXC5

California

4.03/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a small cup at a hotel in Big Sur, Calif., on Aug. 10, 2012 that I purchased at Cregor’s Market in Paso Robles, Calif., on Aug. 9, 2012. Two fingers of head in the small glass cup with lots of frothy and foamy white lacing. Lots of bubbles. Beer color was orange. Good retention all around (on top and sides).

Smelled citrus hops - lemon, tangerine and nectarine. Floral aromas as well. A bit grassy and wheaty. Best part of this beer though.

Tasted citrus hops - nectarine and tangerine, floral hops, grass, bitter finish, but overall not good as the smell. Still very good though.

Light body. Creamy texture. Above average carbonation. Abrupt bitter finish.

Really enjoyed this pale ale. Would definitely have it again.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2012 09:22:27 | More by BucannonXC5
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DoubleJ

California

3.48/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Another pale ale. But I've never tasted this one. Coming out of the 22 oucne bottle, on to the beer:

Toasted orange colored with yellow hues. Visible bubbles rise through the beer, many particles of sediment floating in the body upon closer inspection. Solid head retention and a few strings of lace. It's typical pale ale aroma here; bring out the grapefruit and raw leaves.

Bitter grapefruit hits first. Lyche, pine sap, tea leaves follow. Very "old school" American, not the clean version that I tend to really love. It's medium bodied and snappy, leaving a slightly bitter and citrusy aftertaste.

Not as balanced nor clean as I expected. I prefer Figueroa Mountain as my "new discovery", but Tap It APA isn't a bad option.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2012 02:00:04 | More by DoubleJ
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bobotron

Oregon

3/5  rDev -18%

07-11-2012 21:26:47 | More by bobotron
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JohnLynch


3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

06-26-2012 04:31:43 | More by JohnLynch
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BeerManDan

California

2.53/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

The best review I will give this ale is the appearance. The smell and taste was bitter, bitter and bitter. The color was yellow with an orange hue. Also, I had it on-tap and I couldn't tell the difference between this APA or IPA. The flavor was a bitter weak pine flavor. Blah! I will never purchase this ale again.

Serving type: on-tap

06-18-2012 05:21:08 | More by BeerManDan
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BdubleEdubleRUN

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-11-2012 18:20:02 | More by BdubleEdubleRUN
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MikeDre

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

05-27-2012 07:10:43 | More by MikeDre
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GeoBrewer71

California

4/5  rDev +9.3%

04-20-2012 03:48:45 | More by GeoBrewer71
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.4/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a murky orange with a 1 inch foamy orange-white head that settles to a thin film on top of the beer. Chunky rings of lace form on the glass on the drink down. Tons of tiny sediment particles are suspended in the beer after the pour as well. Smell is a pretty basic with malt and citrus zest hops. Taste is of citrus zest and grapefruit with a malt backbone on the finish. There is a medium hop bitterness that lingers on the palate after each sip. This beer has a light level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good pale ale but nothing all that special really.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2012 17:50:46 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Skunkdrool

California

3/5  rDev -18%

11-17-2011 20:18:44 | More by Skunkdrool
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FosterJM

California

3.4/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

628th Review on BA
Bottle to small snifter
22oz

App- While it was a bit darker in color for an APA it just seemed a bit off putting to me. A small impish head formed and was gone quickly. A touch of lace and that was it.

Smell- You can detect from the nose its hoppy but it was a bit more than that. It was hoppy but had an underlying note I cant place but seemed a bit rough to me.

Taste- It was pretty average maybe a bit above. It had a decent amount of hop bit for an APA and was paired and balanced by some nice malts.

Mouth- Medium bodied and medium carbonated. A bit wet with that residual hop bitter kick to it.

Drink- Thanks to Bman1113vr for this one. It was a nice start to a big tasting and bottle share. I liked the beginning of the beer but it had an off ending. I probably wont come back to this one.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2011 04:19:01 | More by FosterJM
Tap It APA from Tap It Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.