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Newburyport Pale Ale - Newburyport Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
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99 Ratings
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 9.29%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Newburyport Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-06-2013)
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Reviews by VelvetExtract:
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev +10.7%

A-Pours a mildly murky, toasted orange color. Large, thick head. Head is doughy and dense. It refuses to die down as well. Random lacing.

S-Balanced nose. Floral and candied citrus hops. Softer grains along with a sweet, toasty maltiness. The nose is actually for a relatively lower ABV brew.

T-The flavor is plenty hoppy and plenty bitter. Bright grassy hops mix with florals and citrus. The sweetened bready malts are full and long on the tongue. Finishes grassy and toasty. Loads of flavor here. Impressed.

M-Dry, high bitterness for an APA. Very drinkable with awesome, tight bubbles. Sessionable.

O/D-Impressive first offering from these guys. A hop-forward APA in a can is definitely something I can see myself buying again.

05-06-2013 23:08:29 | More by VelvetExtract
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ccurrid

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-13-2014 03:47:57 | More by ccurrid
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mjstacker

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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dbkdev

New Hampshire

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07-02-2013 00:28:12 | More by dbkdev
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tkelley

Massachusetts

3.58/5  rDev -2.2%

12 oz can from the brewery in a mixed sixer (only available on site) . Poured into a SAPP glass.

A - very pretty. Hazy golden orange. Nice and bright. Tan - white head about two fingers. Good lacing.

N - sweet and hoppy. Lemon notes. Kind of flowery.

T - follows the nose. Quite hoppy with grapefruit and sweet pine. Toasted biscuit background. A bit too hoppy to call really well balanced, but it isn't too unbalanced. Pleasant with some bite.

M - smooth. No surprises. Bit of an aftertaste but nothing bad.

O - very satisfying pale ale from my hometown. Cheers!

09-05-2013 00:23:12 | More by tkelley
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Kevincredible

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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Massachusetts

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06-23-2014 19:23:24 | More by jarrodddd
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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18%

06-16-2014 19:36:56 | More by Kmlund
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-01-2013 02:35:40 | More by trevorpost
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.3%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.3%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-13-2014 19:35:37 | More by Mike
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angrybabboon

New Hampshire

3.09/5  rDev -15.6%

Consumed 11/30/13

Appearance: Pours a clear, orange-gold color - small, off-white head, fades to a small collar and leaves some nice lacing

Smell: Citrus and some pale malts, pretty standard for the style - floral and candy-like - candied oranges and grapefruits - citrus is kind of strange overall, seems oddly extract-based, almost artificial - some grass as well - pale, caramel, and what smells like a hint of amber malts

Taste: Bitter and hoppy, but the hop profile is rather strange - straight-up bitterness, oily orange and grapefruit rind - bitter, candied citrus pith - sticky, oily bitter aftertaste - malts are mostly caramel, with some lighter, paler notes and some more toasted notes - above-average sweetness, which doesn't work well with the bitterness

Mouthfeel: Medium body, low carbonation, smooth at first, but the sticky, oily aftertaste is really not what I'm looking for in an APA

Overall: Yeat?

There are lot of charming, easy-drinking American Pale Ales out there. This isn't one of them. This tastes like it kind of wants to be an IPA, but the hops are oddly candy-like and inexplicably bitter. I think some may appreciate this unique profile, but it's not really what I'm looking for.

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Massachusetts

3.39/5  rDev -7.4%

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Newburyport Pale Ale from Newburyport Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.