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The Public Ale - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

556 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 556
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 27
Gots: 49 | 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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District of Columbia

2/5  rDev -48.3%

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Maryland

2/5  rDev -48.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

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2.88/5  rDev -25.6%

12oz into tulip.

A- Orangey glow to the body and a creamy, sticky, 4-finger head. Looks like orange meringue. Really nice lacing.

S- Very fruity, orange and mango in the nose.

T- Spicy pine resin and caramel/toffee malt. Fruit peeks through too. A bit muddled. Sweet and bitter finish that's not the best. Almost minty, like mouthwash. Not bad, just weird.

M- Heavy for the ABV, strong bitterness. Thick, almost chewy.

O- A little odd for the style, expected something a bit lighter and drier.

09-22-2011 22:16:39 | More by ShogoKawada
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Washington

2.91/5  rDev -24.8%

Canned earlier

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The Public Ale from DC Brau Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 556 ratings.