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Newburgh Paper Box Pale Ale - Newburgh Brewing Company

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Newburgh Paper Box Pale Ale
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BA SCORE
87
very good

35 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Newburgh Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-10-2013)
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DavidBart

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

10-14-2013 23:02:53 | More by DavidBart
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jicommon

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +27.9%

07-03-2014 20:58:29 | More by jicommon
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Jason

Massachusetts

4.24/5  rDev +8.4%

Sample from the brewery.

Brilliant copper hue, lacing showboats on the glass. Smells of fresh clementines, evergreen, papaya, white tea, birch bark, ruby red grapefruit pith and some breadiness. Deep smoothness, citrus rind and a weigh-in of the moderate sized body to start. Very hop forward, even the brewer states that this could be an IPA of sorts. Assertive bitterness but not devastating a whole lot of hop flavor to comb through ... not a chore but sheer enjoyment. Some maltiness peeks through with mild bready, nutty and even a faint caramel tone. Fruity with suggestions of grapefruit, pineapple guava and blood oranges. Very hoppy and somewhat bitter dry finish.

Amazing to say the least, this is a serious session brew here ... I could easily drink this all day long. If you are a true hop head then you'll want to hunt this one down.

02-27-2013 04:55:04 | More by Jason
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k47k

New York

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-21-2014 01:20:46 | More by k47k
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

07-16-2014 20:03:49 | More by pat_usher
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tylmorelli

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

04-19-2013 21:41:30 | More by tylmorelli
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BodyPolitic

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

07-20-2014 02:12:15 | More by BodyPolitic
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plaid75

New York

4.18/5  rDev +6.9%

On draft at Tap and Barrel, Smithtown, NY.

Poured a hazy amber hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was decent retention and lacing.

The smell featured a light caramel and leafy hop spice.

The taste consisted of soft caramel, crackers and a lingering leafiness.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style with a nice lingering bitterness.

Overall a very flavorful session ale.

10-08-2013 21:50:03 | More by plaid75
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Bustersuess

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-08-2013 01:10:36 | More by Bustersuess
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Mikexw

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-08-2014 17:12:47 | More by Mikexw
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JohnBender

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

05-26-2013 00:20:18 | More by JohnBender
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bill1017

New York

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

03-08-2013 18:16:51 | More by bill1017
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

06-01-2014 17:32:50 | More by NJBeer265
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BKBassist

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-12-2013 17:30:11 | More by BKBassist
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-31-2014 00:42:35 | More by IPAchris
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JRod1969

New York

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-26-2014 20:53:14 | More by JRod1969
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clay23

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-22-2014 01:12:33 | More by clay23
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Ethanol4one

New York

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

Outstanding color, aroma, froth, flavor and texture.

I took a growler home two weeks ago, put it in a cold garage and it just got better with time. The strong but mild hoppy flavor and aroma are extraordinary, kind of like George Washington, who slept about 500 yards from the Newburgh Brewing Company. The ABV is 7.1%, which will produce a founding father's grade buzz which is great if you want to forget that you have wooden teeth.

I'm not sure what magical, mystical wizardry it's brewer, Chris Basso is employing, but it sure doesn't taste like extracts, and if they are using them, well, then I'll pay for the 400cc's Dr. Sizemore!

In point of fact, for you beer geeksters, after fetching the back story and specs from their website just now, it looks like they are using the following hops : Phoenix, East Kent Goldings, Fuggles, Sovereign, Styrian Goldings, Whole Leaf East Kent Goldings (via our hopback); dry-hopped using Phoenix and Sovereign.

Outstanding beer.

03-20-2013 18:34:04 | More by Ethanol4one
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StJamesGate

New York

3.99/5  rDev +2%

On tap at New World Home Cooking, Saugerties, NY.

Pale brass with creamy white head.
Light citrus and floral nose with some fresh baguette flesh.
Saltines up front with piles of bright tangerine hops.
Real IBU kick to end.
Crisp, light to medium, slight chew.

Clean and citrussy. Lagunitas-like with the hops. Shocked to see the IBUs (60) at this strength with no loss of body, so that bumps the Overall.

Promising...

02-28-2013 01:54:16 | More by StJamesGate
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malfunxion

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-21-2014 15:13:38 | More by malfunxion
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brentk56

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.3%

Appearance: The amber colored liquid has an inch of foam sitting on top that leaves a few dribbles of lacing behind

Smell: Piney and very pithy

Taste: As in the smell. the pith and pine dominate the flavor profile, with the malt just providing a platform for the hops to display their goods

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Very refreshing - love to see a full-flavored low ABV beer like this

07-23-2013 13:18:56 | More by brentk56
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Kendo

New York

4/5  rDev +2.3%

A: Poured from the growler into a pint glass. Body is slightly hazy honey-amber with a small whitish head.

S: Florally hops over bready malt.

T: Lemony bitterness and citrus over bread doughy malt. Some earthy spiciness as well.

M: Light-to-medium in heft with modest carbonation.

O: Good stuff. An easy drinker, fits the bill for a tasty but light APA.

03-06-2014 19:20:18 | More by Kendo
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dextermcgurk

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

07-13-2014 17:05:45 | More by dextermcgurk
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.3%

05-13-2013 23:50:49 | More by jenray
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Spreetaper

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-02-2014 19:58:26 | More by Spreetaper
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Newburgh Paper Box Pale Ale from Newburgh Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.