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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
83
good

727 Ratings
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Ratings: 727
Reviews: 298
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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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

03-18-2012 19:46:56 | More by jniagar1
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

03-18-2012 06:23:57 | More by andrewborstein
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CuteZombieDoll

New Jersey

3.4/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Hazy golden. Holds a decent centimeter head.

S- Citrusy and floral.

T- The citrus flavor is most prevalent, but not overwhelming. Floral on the finish. Crisp and clean.

M- Well carbonated, lighter but not too light.

O- A good overall beer. I was worried it would be too perfumey and floral, but the floral notes are well balenced with the citrus flavor. Not a bad one to have on hand, but not a must-have either.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2012 03:35:38 | More by CuteZombieDoll
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-15-2012 23:06:01 | More by craig220
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Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-15-2012 14:57:38 | More by oldp0rt
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Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

03-12-2012 11:24:41 | More by jtd335
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-10-2012 16:44:44 | More by StaindProject86
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +35.5%

03-05-2012 05:44:54 | More by KnightRider
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AdamBear

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-cloudy pale yellow with a sticky white head

S-citrusy hops. fairly grainy. faint scent.

T-comes in with a creamy and lemony taste of hoppy grains. its fairly buttery. not bad. has a good crisp matching after-taste. easy drinking, small flavors.

M-creamy medium carbonation with a creamy finish

O-not a terrible pale ale, very drinkable as a pale ale should be. not very exciting either, as most pale ales aren't. its a safe pick, something okay to end a session with.

Serving type: on-tap

03-02-2012 19:52:06 | More by AdamBear
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-01-2012 15:55:00 | More by ohcomeonthatsfunny
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-01-2012 00:50:54 | More by Yabev15
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4.5/5  rDev +22%

03-01-2012 00:06:14 | More by Beer4Baltimore
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scubahood

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

02-28-2012 12:38:23 | More by scubahood
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

02-27-2012 01:46:16 | More by Rickythejeweler
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.4%

02-22-2012 03:45:00 | More by cynical1027
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Connecticut

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02-19-2012 02:16:21 | More by jfcaa193
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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JerseyKirk

New Jersey

4.13/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: straw crystal clear. Carbonation bubbles a little slow. White creamy 1 finger white head.

S: lemon, grapefruit, pine, citrus. Resin hops.

T:malty sweet upfront, nice backbone balnce malt with hops. Hops enter in middle as a slight bitterness on back of the tongue. Easy to drink pale ale.

M: balance of sweet and dry. Bitterness is refreshing and soothing.

O: excellent pale ale. Sessionable. Easy to quaff multiple bottles in a session.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2012 20:42:22 | More by JerseyKirk
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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mynie

Indiana

4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

VERY pale pour, for the style. From across the table this looks like a dark macro. But it's got a nice head on it...

Smells crisp and citrusy, not nearly as British as Yards' other beers.

Tastes light and very crisp, but surprisingly unique and complicated. Starts off the the aforementioned citrus hops, prominent grapefruit, against a very English malt profile. This moves into a middle that's a mix of lemongrass, and a finish that's a wonderful combination of grassy herbs and lemon against sweet, biscuity malt. Nothing's very strong, and nothing blows me away, but it's very well balanced and unique enough to keep me interested.

This is the textbook definition of a wonderful session: lively and interesting and light.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2012 04:33:41 | More by mynie
Philadelphia Pale Ale from Yards Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 727 ratings.