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The Public Ale - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

527 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 527
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 25
Gots: 39 | 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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Astarzz316

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-07-2014 00:05:12 | More by Astarzz316
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Danielr26

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-05-2014 22:16:05 | More by Danielr26
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Oh_hai_shaluud


4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-05-2014 12:05:00 | More by Oh_hai_shaluud
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Wattie

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-04-2014 14:49:27 | More by Wattie
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Crimsontider22

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-03-2014 22:36:46 | More by Crimsontider22
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SlothB77

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

07-02-2014 01:59:45 | More by SlothB77
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dattick


3.25/5  rDev -16%

07-01-2014 09:55:22 | More by dattick
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-29-2014 17:17:17 | More by dsshuck
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JDeming

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-27-2014 01:50:18 | More by JDeming
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-26-2014 18:27:39 | More by DerekMorgan
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AlpacaAlpaca

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-26-2014 15:29:28 | More by AlpacaAlpaca
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-24-2014 12:01:49 | More by JamieDuncan
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sommersb

Tennessee

4.2/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 06-23-2014
Freshness: Canned on 02-26-2014
Packaging: 12 oz. can
Glassware: Tulip pint
Purchased: Received in a trade

A hazy, dark amber beer with a cream-colored head. Head retention is wonderful and a nice lacing is left behind.

Aromas are a very pleasant blanket of pine and citrus hops, with some bready malt undertones.

Sharp hop bitterness in the taste, but it's not overdone. The citrus and pine are the highlights as was in the nose. All-around a great tasting pale ale that could also be called an IPA.

Mouthfeel has a body I'd call medium. The finish is pretty dry and also hoppy, but has enough malt presence to keep the bitterness from being overbearing.

Overall a fine product that be suitable by itself or paired with a meal. Call me impressed!

Thanks go to Treyliff for the beer!

Serving type: can

06-24-2014 02:53:13 | More by sommersb
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-23-2014 03:36:53 | More by wrightst
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cchriste


4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-22-2014 21:52:01 | More by cchriste
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bubseymour

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-22-2014 17:33:59 | More by bubseymour
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Mtusa08

District of Columbia

2/5  rDev -48.3%

06-21-2014 18:28:55 | More by Mtusa08
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Mattco

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-19-2014 14:27:50 | More by Mattco
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MA08

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-18-2014 02:48:44 | More by MA08
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JuniperJesus

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-18-2014 01:40:14 | More by JuniperJesus
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Aubs723

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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javlin624

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-15-2014 23:23:59 | More by javlin624
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a golden orange body with one finger head and some lace and has not only a citric hop aroma but there are some tropical fruit or sweet malts in there as well giving off both a hoppy and slightly sweet aroma. Grainy and dry are my first impressions, a cracker like dryness, with a thin to medium body. Then I get a pleasant walloping of citrusy, oily hops that have both a slight bitterness and something akin to tropical fruits (not grapefruit). Good balance, not too much going on, but the hops are there, the dryness is there and a little sweetness make this a good beer to have.

Serving type: can

06-15-2014 15:19:36 | More by clayrock81
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-14-2014 21:55:48 | More by Oakenator
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GuitarIPA

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-14-2014 00:52:08 | More by GuitarIPA
The Public Ale from DC Brau Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 527 ratings.