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Manny's Pale Ale - Georgetown Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

266 Ratings
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Ratings: 266
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.73%
Wants: 6
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Georgetown Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-09-2003

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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Photo of RoyalT
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance – This was a nice orange-colored ale. I had this on-tap and the glass was filled to the top, so I can’t comment on the head.

Smell – The nice floral hops were complimented by a subtle orange aroma and a significant malt balance.

Taste – The hops were big in here for a pale ale. The orange sweetness came out on the tongue as well, which made for a refreshing combination. There was a nice balance of malt in here, too. Well done.

Mouthfeel – Lightly carbonated and somewhat dry. This was medium-bodied.

Drinkability – I had this with a sandwich and chips, so the thirst-quenching nature of this ale came in handy. I will definitely have it again.

Photo of hbensinger
3.51/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a nice clean amber color with very little head and leaves very little lacing in the glass.
S: very light hop aroma bit very clean otherwise.
T: Very smooth with not much bitterness. Nice hop flavor.
M: Very nice and smooth with medium carbonation.
O: As the label says, "darn tasty beer"

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of drinkofczars
4.6/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Wonderful glowing deep copper color. Slightly hazy from the unfilteredness.

S- Best smelling beer I have ever put my nose up to. Very hoppy, tones of marijuana, hint of citrus.

T- Delicious beer. Perfect amount of hops, has a good NW Pale Ale bite to it as well. Flavor can vary slightly from keg to keg; that's the only reason I did not give it a 5 on taste.

M- Has a good amount of carbonation and is slightly thicker than a lager beer.

o- My go to beer at the bars in the NW. Best Pale Ale I have ever tasted.

"Darn Tasty Beer" -Mannys
I think it's Damn Tasty

Photo of DoShek
4.37/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Appearance - poured from growler with a thick two fingers of fluffy off-white head, is a deep cloudy gold color, head subsides to a persistent half-finger and leaves lacing on the side of the glass

Smell - smell of hops comes through, slight malt sweetness, grapefruit and citrus aromas from the hops, bready

Taste - sharp hop bitterness upfront is well balanced by biscuity malt tones on the back end, hops are slightly more assertive than a normal pale ale

Mouthfeel - very smooth, strikes a good balance between watery and full-bodied, it's right where a pale ale should be

Drinkability - incredibly drinkable, is a great anytime beer

Manny's Pale Ale from Georgetown Brewing is a great beer from a great local brewery. Their slogan is "darn tasty beer" and Manny's fulfills. A benchmark of the style and that's the reason why it's so ubiquitous in the Seattle area. It's hard to go wrong with this, or any of Georgetown's other beers.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of zonker17
3.55/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Copper colored pale. A bit more on bitter and less floral. Thin. I could drink it again if thirsty on a hot day.

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4.92/5  rDev +27.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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Manny's Pale Ale from Georgetown Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 266 ratings.