1. Don't miss our 7th annual American Craft Beer Fest featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers this May 30 & 31 in Boston, MA! Buy your tickets now!
  2. BeerAdvocate on your phone?! True story. Try the beta now.

Mad Anthony's APA - Erie Brewing Co.

Mad Anthony's APAMad Anthony's APA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
79
okay

238 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 238
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.16%


Brewed by:
Erie Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: aaronh on 10-06-2002)
View: Beers (14) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 238 | Reviews: 153 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by kinger:
Photo of kinger
kinger

Ohio

3.18/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Simple amber ale. A little malt to the nose ever so slightly sweet, nothing else. Medium copper pour, minimal head and lacing. I swirled and swirled and still couldn't get a decent top. Creamy on the palate, very drinkable. Flavor is of sweet malts and some honey, a little fruit along the lines of apricot. Overall not very exciting.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2008 22:08:48 | More by kinger
More User Reviews:
Photo of heerboth
heerboth

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +15.6%

04-04-2014 19:47:29 | More by heerboth
Photo of Zetcha7x
Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

03-13-2014 00:48:54 | More by Zetcha7x
Photo of JohnK17
JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

03-11-2014 17:14:39 | More by JohnK17
Photo of BillRoth
BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

03-10-2014 00:43:05 | More by BillRoth
Photo of mrfrancis
mrfrancis

Kentucky

2.66/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A: Pours a clear golden amber with a thin white head that dissipates quickly.

S: Aromas of caramel, biscuit, lemon, lime, herbs, and mandarin orange are present on the nose, but are very muted.

T: Indistinct flavors of lemon, lime, herbs, and mandarin orange take a little time to express themselves, but are muted even further by the emergence of a jumble of caramel, cream, biscuit, and mineral notes at mid-palate. The finish is very short with fleeting notes of minerals, caramel, and orange.

M: Medium in body and dryish. Carbonation is very crisp and intense, but the ale goes down well enough. I have a feeling that if the mouthfeel were a bit better balanced and the carbonation tamed a bit, this ale's flavors would be easier to discern.

O: I really do not know what happened here. Looking at some of the other reviews, I seriously wonder if I have been drinking the same beer. This is a fairly simple, straight-forward ale, but unfortunately it is not simple in an appealing way. There just isn't enough going on in this ale to sustain my interest.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2014 21:50:19 | More by mrfrancis
Photo of NonicPanic
NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.3%

02-02-2014 04:42:20 | More by NonicPanic
Photo of rorjets
rorjets

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

01-18-2014 02:09:41 | More by rorjets
Photo of jferrara35
jferrara35

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +44.5%

01-13-2014 17:30:41 | More by jferrara35
Photo of Emnmarko
Emnmarko

Michigan

4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Hazy golden amber modest head, ample lacing.

S- Sweet malts, bready, a little yeast in there too. Hop bitterness.

T- Sweet malts vs. Bitter hops 12 rounds no holds barred.

M- Wet and easy. Quality.

O- Not bad at all. Well balanced, nice hop additions. Has an IPA feel without being rude.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 00:31:36 | More by Emnmarko
Photo of buzzy
buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

12-24-2013 01:30:18 | More by buzzy
Photo of Vietmeier
Vietmeier

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

12-19-2013 17:45:13 | More by Vietmeier
Photo of Mark5252
Mark5252

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

12-19-2013 03:20:11 | More by Mark5252
Photo of Omnium
Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Clear gold with just about a thin layer of white fizzy head, no lacing.
S - Sweet malt, a little lime zest, thats about it.
T - Sugar water with some light hop flavor.
M - Thin, wattery, and sweet.
O - This is just lame, good to session on a hot day I guess, but pass on to other, much much better APA's in the similar price range.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 02:47:49 | More by Omnium
Photo of KlayWey
KlayWey

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

12-01-2013 01:16:46 | More by KlayWey
Photo of rwshelton2
rwshelton2

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.3%

11-30-2013 23:20:08 | More by rwshelton2
Photo of hattrick95
hattrick95

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

11-24-2013 21:59:46 | More by hattrick95
Photo of xbrettfavrex
xbrettfavrex

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

11-21-2013 03:42:03 | More by xbrettfavrex
Photo of JeffBrenner
JeffBrenner

Pennsylvania

3.34/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours an amber/orange with a small head that quickly fades. Medium carbonation. Great smell. Hop aromas with some fruity notes, possibly citrus. Taste has a definite ale note, but is otherwise surprisingly bland - even for a pale ale. Very thin feel as one would expect. I can't say the beer was bad, it wasn't; it just wasn't anything great. I was given this bottle so I can't complain. May be a nice summer or hot weather brew.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2013 00:39:26 | More by JeffBrenner
Photo of crowsnest
crowsnest

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

11-10-2013 00:23:37 | More by crowsnest
Photo of clfrost
clfrost

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

10-30-2013 13:58:59 | More by clfrost
Photo of LoveStout
LoveStout

New York

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

10-26-2013 19:39:39 | More by LoveStout
Photo of ygtbsm94
ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

10-24-2013 21:02:54 | More by ygtbsm94
Photo of bsm80x
bsm80x

New York

3/5  rDev -13.3%

10-24-2013 15:18:24 | More by bsm80x
Photo of acurtis
acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

10-21-2013 21:04:47 | More by acurtis
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Mad Anthony's APA from Erie Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 238 ratings.