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Philadelphia Pale Ale - Yards Brewing Co.

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Philadelphia Pale AlePhiladelphia Pale Ale

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Ratings: 728
Reviews: 299
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.91%
Wants: 6
Gots: 47 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Not to be boastful, but we honestly believe all others pale in comparison to this one. Crisp and hoppy, Philadelphia Pale Ale is brewed with Pilsner malt and American hops, which impart a surprising citrus aroma.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-17-2002)
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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

3.44/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into pint glass.

A: Nicely amber colored ale. Ever so slightly cloudy, but an overall nice clarity. White, bubbly head eventually fades down into a thin, but consistent head. Leaves kind of lackluster lacing down the glass, but at least it's there.

S: Quite fruity. Grapefruit being the most notable, with slight undertones of hops coming through. A lot more pleasant than expected.

T: Slightly fruity, with those grapefruit notes being the most prominent on the tongue as well. A pleasant, mild bitterness throughout. A nice dash of citrus and hops in the finish.

F: A little on the overcarbonated side, but nothing off-putting. Carbonation seems to settle as the beer sits. Slightly thin, but definitely drinkable.

O: Seeing as how I'm from Philly, this beer was a must-try. It's affordable and widely available since it's local. It's not something I'd buy a case of for myself, but if I were going to a party and wanted to save a few bucks while still picking up an enjoyable beer, I'd definitely choose this over other budget pale ales. Not a mandatory must-try, but definitely acceptable and a really good choice if you want something light, flavorful, and refreshing on a hot day.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 04:53:41 | More by ThePaintedGrey
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3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale yellow orange color with good clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Loaf of bread, some pilsner sweetness, toasted, and some herbal, grassy, and citrus hops.

Taste: Same as above with more citrus notes and some bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Light, crisp, refreshing, a little chewy, and medium carbonation. Just the a pale ale is supposed to drink.

Overall: A very simple and straightforward pale ale. Definitely sessionable and can enjoyed multiple times over the course of the day.

Serving type: bottle

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Philadelphia Pale Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 728 ratings.