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The Public Ale - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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The Public AleThe Public Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

535 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 535
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 25
Gots: 42 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
DC Brau Brewing Co. visit their website
District of Columbia, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Public Pale Ale is brewed in the classic American Pale Ale style. Assertive bitterness backed by C-60 and Vienna malts which lend notes of rich, yet semi-dry caramel. Then followed up with a nice white grapefruit and citrus aroma that begs for a follow up sip.

(Beer added by: drabmuh on 04-15-2011)
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Reviews by WillCarrera:
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bomber, no bottled-on date, poured into a nonic pint glass.

A- Pours a murky orange color, topped with a finger of creamy off-white head, leaves very nice lacing.

S- Very hoppy, notes of citrus, grapefruit and floral notes. There's also a nice amount of bready, slightly sweet malt.

T- Grassy, floral hops, the citrus is still there but is toned down a bit, there's also a bit of black pepperiness and herbal character. The malt is light and bready, some caramel.

M- Medium-bodied, smooth and creamy.

O-A really nice pale ale, it's really tasty and drinkable, I pounded a bomber of it pretty easily and quickly, this is not only a beer that actually belongs in a bomber but is also awesome for 6-packs, I'm definitely a fan.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2012 04:36:58 | More by WillCarrera
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The Public Ale from DC Brau Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 535 ratings.