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Prohibition Ale - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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Prohibition AleProhibition Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

828 Ratings

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Ratings: 828
Reviews: 326
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 31
Gots: 89 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-27-2002

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

Poured aggressively from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a nice cloudy amber red color with a nice fluffy off white head. Smells of some dark roasted malt but is greatly dominated by piney hops. Tastes of piney hops and a little malt, but not much, a little more hop bite than normally expected in an amber. Beer is carbonated perfectly and goes down smooth with no real aftertastes, very refreshing. Overall, a very good beer.

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On tap frequently at the Black Horse Pub in Brooklyn.

One of the better beers you'll ever have, in my opinion.

Beautiful rustic red color with a perfect 2 finger head.

Citrusy and hoppy with tastes of caramel and malt. Tastes, well...red. So incredibly drinkable and it packs a punch.

Goes down incredibly smoothly. This is one beer I introduce to people who aren't necessarily "beer people" and it's a continual winner.

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Had this at Scoma's in San Francisco. It pours a medium-hued amber orange, with a minimal head but some lace is present.

Smells hoppy, like many west-coast pale ales are. This is cascade all the way, no doubt about it. The citric aroma is up front and aggressive.

Taste is also a bit hoppy. Maybe a bit, but it's bold and it makes a statement. There is some sweet sugary flavors but not much can be detected through the damn hops. I like cascade though, so this beer is very refreshing.

Mouthfeel is a bit chunky. Little carbonation but the hops leave such a film in my mouth that it's a little oily. Not too bad, but not good either. Certainly above average.

A really refreshing pale ale. Aggressive and bold, but not balanced enough for me to really give it props. Still, a solid beer.

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Prohibition Ale from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
87 out of 100 based on 828 ratings.