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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

557 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 557
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.14%
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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JuniperJesus

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

06-16-2014 22:51:55 | More by Aubs723
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javlin624

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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

Virginia

3.84/5  rDev -0.5%

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.

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

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-14-2014 00:52:08 | More by GuitarIPA
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PPSchwa

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +29.5%

06-13-2014 15:36:37 | More by PPSchwa
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stephensinner

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-13-2014 00:11:42 | More by stephensinner
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rkeithan

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-11-2014 20:21:01 | More by rkeithan
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-09-2014 21:14:06 | More by IAmHollywood13
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gabrielsyme

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-08-2014 01:22:52 | More by gabrielsyme
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webdog76

Massachusetts

3.83/5  rDev -0.8%

Poured a nice clear copper with a hint of red from a can into a pint glass. The smell was surprisingly floral and hoppy reminiscent of Imperials. The taste is mild of citrus fruit with nutty notes similar to an amber. The mouthfeel was quite dry with alcohol warmth. I felt it touched the front of the palate more than the middle. Nice malty aftertaste though.

Overall, I think DC Brau did a very nice American pale ale and would certainly try this beer again.

06-07-2014 20:08:45 | More by webdog76
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ZachKelly

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-05-2014 23:59:29 | More by ZachKelly
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

06-05-2014 21:54:59 | More by wanderlust389
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Danny1217

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

06-04-2014 18:24:23 | More by Danny1217
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-02-2014 22:10:10 | More by andylipp
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Austin_Cohen

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

05-31-2014 00:31:55 | More by Austin_Cohen
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-30-2014 20:41:08 | More by Casey3236
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-28-2014 13:44:53 | More by HopAttack3
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KevMo84

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

05-27-2014 06:14:32 | More by KevMo84
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-25-2014 00:18:34 | More by rydev24
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

05-22-2014 20:04:27 | More by NJBeer265
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Fusion7777

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-21-2014 22:28:14 | More by Fusion7777
The Public Ale from DC Brau Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 557 ratings.