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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

635 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 635
Reviews: 142
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 30
Gots: 70 | 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this on 2014-11-30 in Columbia, PA

A - Very clear orange-copper with a 1.5-finger firm tan head with good lace. Beautiful.

S - Pineapple and orange flesh, hop floral, lightly toasted bread. Moderately strong aroma.

T - Moderate hop bite up front then some toasted bread, touch of caramel, teas, earthy spice, grapefruit and pine needle bitterness, which lasts into the finish along with a bit of fruit/malt sweetness. A lot of flavor. Very dry.

M - Medium body and carbonation. Smooth and a bit resinous.

O - This is very good. Plenty of in-balance flavors. I'll have this again.

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Draft at a bar in the DC Convention Center area. Pours golden orange with a small, super creamy head. Nice lightly floral aroma with a hint of citrus and bready malts. Flavor follows with light citrus, good bite for an APA, light caramel sweetness. Just a hint of weird aftertaste but not offputting or super unpleasant. Light to medium bodied with adequate carbonation. Good every day brew for the peeps inside the beltway.

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The Public Ale from DC Brau Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 635 ratings.