Pipe Organ Pale Ale - Church Brew Works
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Ratings: 137 | Reviews: 78 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by irish:
3.98/5 rDev +24.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Nice bronze color, with long lasting lace. Nose does not jump out at you like so many over-hopped monsters that seem to be popular with recent beer-ohs. Same with taste--just an easy drinking ale.
I live in the area so I may be enjoying fresher examples than those farther away.
I like this one more the more I have (over time, that is.) A sort of steady friend, from the world's most unique brewing facility.
Serving type: bottle
04-07-2009 23:31:10 | More by irish
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2.79/5 rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75
Draft at the brewery on a Pittsburgh visit. Pours clear golden colored with a very small soft white head. Aroma is light fruits, some light grassiness, and not much else. Flavor follows with lightly sweet citrus, sweet light malts, hay, nearly no hop presence whatsoever. Light bodied with medium low carbonation. Meh.
Serving type: on-tap
05-30-2014 15:56:32 | More by BMMillsy
3.69/5 rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. There was a scant head that fell quickly to a very thin ring of foam.
Aroma: Sweet grapefruit with a definite malt presence.
Taste: There was a faint sour hit at first contact, but the predominant taste was malt with some oranges and maybe bread along with a mild hops presence. The hops lingered along with some of the malty sweetness.
Mouthfeel: The body was on the thin side. The carbonation was appropriate.
Overall: This drinks as a classic American pale ale. It was refreshing and enjoyable; I especially liked the hints of orange in the taste. I don't think I've seen this in my area (southeast Michigan), but if I see it when I'm in the Pittsburgh area, I'd consider getting some.
Serving type: bottle
10-29-2013 18:00:46 | More by breakingbland
Pipe Organ Pale Ale from Church Brew Works
74 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.