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Manny's Pale Ale - Georgetown Brewing Company

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232 Ratings
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Ratings: 232
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.99%
Wants: 5
Gots: 14 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-09-2003)
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Reviews by jreitman:
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4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap several times over the course of a couple week's at Sport in downtown Seattle, which unfortunately does not qualify to be listed on BA.

Beer poured a nice golden yellow with a decent white head that did not persist for very long. Aroma of cascade hops and Mac and Jack's yeast are quite evident. The yeast carried over the the flavor and mixed well with the spiciness of the hops and the malt. Was a better balanced IPA than most you will find in the NW, but still sat nicely on the hoppy side with mostly citrus notes. This may end up taking the place of some of the Mac and Jack's I typically order as a session beer. Very well brewed.

jreitman, Mar 26, 2006
More User Reviews:
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.

RoyalT, Sep 20, 2003
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3.49/5  rDev -9.4%
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"

hbensinger, Mar 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

dmheinz57, Mar 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Bitzer, Sep 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Lazaro, Jan 30, 2013
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4.58/5  rDev +19%
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

drinkofczars, Apr 08, 2011
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4.4/5  rDev +14.3%
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.

DoShek, Nov 28, 2008
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Manny's Pale Ale from Georgetown Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.