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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

577 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 577
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 26
Gots: 53 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

MattXT, Feb 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Jonny41, Feb 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

jrep21pr, Feb 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

fredmugs, Feb 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

oldedog, Feb 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

weeare138, Feb 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

MNBeerGeek, Feb 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

seirif, Feb 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

qcbrewer, Feb 19, 2014
Photo of PicoPapa
3.8/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can. Pours a dark brown with orange hues. Over an inch of head. Good amount of lacing. The aroma is piney hops with some light sweet citrus. Lightly buttered bread and some floral hop notes. The taste is pine with some wheat bread. Floral hop bitterness towards the end with some more malts. Flowery and piney at the finish. Medium bodied with a lot of carbonation. Overall, a decent Pale Ale that works perfectly in a can. I'd buy this again.

PicoPapa, Feb 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

nosavingsaccount, Feb 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

hoppymcgee, Feb 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

JimmyCop, Feb 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

jbaker67, Feb 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

GNH3, Feb 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

MarkJBurch, Feb 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

smutty33, Feb 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

ScottieD, Feb 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

WDJersey, Feb 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

bmur112, Feb 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

RobertColianni, Feb 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

zdeck37, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of Rifugium
3.51/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Pin's.

Hazy coppery pour, with a fuzzy white head that held at a thin layer, leaving streaks of lacing on the glass. In the nose, pithy citrus, toasted grains, lightly sweet caramel malts. In the taste, citrus pith and piney bitterness, dominating over dry crackery malts, husky grains, with a slight mineral element persisting throughout. Body was on the lighter side of medium, with a crisp, dry mouthfeel. Went down easily enough, but there was nothing that screamed at me to get another pour. An average but solid APA overall.

Rifugium, Feb 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

JulioB, Feb 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

VinoGuy, Feb 03, 2014
The Public Ale from DC Brau Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 577 ratings.