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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

505 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 505
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 25
Gots: 34 | 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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SpAiReArGsEonNE

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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HuntDaddy540

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-08-2014 15:07:59 | More by HuntDaddy540
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TahoeTweezed

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-06-2014 00:11:11 | More by TahoeTweezed
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larryi86

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-04-2014 23:59:28 | More by larryi86
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PretzelCity

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-04-2014 05:43:57 | More by PretzelCity
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WhiteHillsStore

Connecticut

3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

My first beer from DC Brau, I was quite happy with. Poured a hazy yellow and the smell was all hops. Very good hops though. I was worried for a bit that the taste would be a little overpowering for a Pale Ale. I was pleasantly surprised when I tasted and found a great beer with a lot of flavor from both the malt and the hops and a clean finish. Thought this was a great beer which I can even bring to the beach since it comes primarily in cans.

Serving type: can

05-03-2014 19:42:42 | More by WhiteHillsStore
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-02-2014 23:19:20 | More by williamjbauer
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benloho

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Cloudy copper color. Finger and a half of head that is fading. There's a lot of particulates floating around in this one, and while that doesn't really bother me overall its not too appealing. Beautiful lacing on the glass.
S: Immediate piney hop presence with some caramel sweetness and biscuity malts.
T: Very pleasant on my palate. Piney and earthy hop presence up front blended with the caramel malt. A bit of citrus or grapefruit bitterness on the back end. Really enjoying this one.
MF: Super easy drinking. Awesomely balanced with a nice crisp, dry finish that sends me straight back to the glass for another swig.
O: This is a great beer. DC Brau continues to impress me whenever I get my hands on their stuff. This is definitely right where I like my pale ales. In the same crowd as Dale's and Sierra Nevada for me.

Serving type: can

05-01-2014 15:47:25 | More by benloho
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deonreds

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-28-2014 11:06:39 | More by deonreds
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-28-2014 04:02:33 | More by NYR_Rob
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jemarent

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-28-2014 02:08:57 | More by jemarent
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Diggy

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-27-2014 15:39:48 | More by Diggy
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zbodnar1

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-27-2014 03:46:04 | More by zbodnar1
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-26-2014 21:57:02 | More by oriolesfan4
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -22.5%

04-26-2014 17:49:12 | More by michaelfcasey
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-20-2014 20:49:32 | More by Shnanign
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markgugs

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-20-2014 16:27:04 | More by markgugs
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6thstreetbrewpub

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-19-2014 18:14:29 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-18-2014 06:39:21 | More by Nlawrence301
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BigMike

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-15-2014 23:23:57 | More by BigMike
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-14-2014 01:43:58 | More by rolltide8425
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-12-2014 11:02:36 | More by SocalKicks
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57md

Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a clear copper with well over a finger of healthy head that lingers for a long time. The nose is earthy with a touch of hops. This offering is light-bodied and the flavor profile is nicely balanced between malt and hops. The finish is almost as bitter as some single IPAs. This is an exceptional pale ale.

Serving type: can

04-12-2014 06:44:04 | More by 57md
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Saudereth

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-07-2014 23:47:36 | More by Saudereth
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cbradio

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -16%

04-06-2014 22:57:27 | More by cbradio
The Public Ale from DC Brau Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 505 ratings.