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Philadelphia Pale Ale - Yards Brewing Co.

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Philadelphia Pale AlePhiladelphia Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

811 Ratings
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Ratings: 811
Reviews: 300
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.63%
Wants: 10
Gots: 90 | 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.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A bright white head sits on top of a golden straw color beer. The head is tall and a bit soapy. Gentile carbonation entices one.

Aroma is the high point of this brew. It's bright and citrusy in it's hop bouquet with sutle sweet malts.

Taste was a bit of a let down. It lacks in flavor and is rather harsh on first sip. Malts have a bready yeasty finish.

Like I said: harsh at first but settle down after it starts to warm. Has a clean finish.

See this is where I know some of my reviews didn't make it to the other side for this beer is a perfect down the shore beer. I wrote that in my oringal review. The low alcohol makes it a good session brew.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

pours a cloudy copper yellowish color with good fluffy white head and good lacing. lively carbonation. strong citrus fruity hop smell, taste is much the same but the citrus is even more potent. some grapefruit hints. thin slick texture and light bodied. short flavor duration. all around decent beer.

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Philadelphia Pale Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 811 ratings.