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Pipe Organ Pale Ale - Church Brew Works

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Pipe Organ Pale AlePipe Organ Pale Ale

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74
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143 Ratings
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 15.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Church Brew Works visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-24-2001)
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

Martydyern, Nov 15, 2013
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3.69/5  rDev +15.7%

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.

breakingbland, Oct 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

BeerHunter76, Oct 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6%

kjkinsey, Sep 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6%

Texasfan549, Sep 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6%

ItsBeer4Me, Sep 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

thomscottson, Jul 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

TBavaro, Jul 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

WestPAWalker, Jul 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6%

HeyJim, Jul 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

mikeburd1128, May 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

spycow, May 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

williamjbauer, Mar 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6%

LXIXME, Mar 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6%

randylangford, Feb 14, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

joebaas11, Jan 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

outoffocus, Jan 13, 2013
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3.53/5  rDev +10.7%

Pipe Organ Pale Ale is orange-amber with a dull glow. A tiny head recedes to a stable, bubbly rim.

Fruity in the nose: pineapple, peach. Some amber malts underneath the hops comes through faintly.

A pleasant, light touch in the first taste. Balanced hops and malts mostly, with just a bit more bitterness. There's some peachy hops flavor, but the beer is dry overall.

A simple, approachable and purposely sessionable pale ale. It won't blow anyone away, but it's a solid beer that won't crush you after a few, which is its big draw for someone like myself.

DerekP, Jan 01, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

ejimhof, Dec 31, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6%

rab53, Dec 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

sdaly3, Nov 26, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

hollywood_15063, Nov 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +25.4%

Gww1864, Nov 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

zekeman17, Nov 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

ruffdawg, Sep 30, 2012
Pipe Organ Pale Ale from Church Brew Works
74 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.