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Philadelphia Pale Ale - Yards Brewing Co.

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83
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848 Ratings
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Ratings: 848
Reviews: 303
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.63%
Wants: 13
Gots: 114 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-17-2002

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.
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Photo of Leftsailor
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of the best I've had in me man cave tap. Went to Baltimore beer week and only fond 1 (a Weiss) better. Never, never has there been a beer like that! Have a Flying Fish Octerberfish clogging up the lines now. Will be sure to get this after I purge the fish. Or perhaps a Long Trail, Brooklyn. Update: ordered 1/2 barrel Yards PPA 9.26.13, should be as good as the 1/6 I had before the (still working on) fish. At $165 +tax (1/2) and $75 + for 1/6 it is a bit up there, but as me sailing friends tell me "you only live once". Is that true?

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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2.33/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Nice thick creamy head, which was the high spot for this beer. Citrus taste and aftertaste I didn't enjoy. Color was decent. smell was a little off, but not overpowering. I will not buy this beer again. Even in the summer, not really refreshing to me. I was done after one , didn't want a second one.

Photo of mikefuski17
2.79/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Had picked up a six pack real quick for a get together.

A. Nice dark gold with a small off white head. Lacing was nice.

S. Smell was slightly yeasty with some hints of citrus. Nothing was too strong, almost nonexistent just about.

T. Taste was also pretty bland. Again like the aroma, the taste was yeast with a kick of citrus. The yeast was more prominent. The citrus flavor was minimal and bit your taste buds late.

M. The feel was not too full, on the lighter side of things. The lack of fullness did not coat the palate.

O. Overall the beer is not bad. I maybe would get it again, but I will
need to be I a jam to do that

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Philadelphia Pale Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 848 ratings.