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Mad Anthony's APA - Erie Brewing Co.

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Mad Anthony's APAMad Anthony's APA

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BA SCORE
79
okay

277 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 277
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 14.24%
Wants: 6
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
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:
Beer added by: aaronh on 10-06-2002

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Ratings: 277 | Reviews: 158
Photo of superspak
3.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours slightly hazy bright orange color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a light amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon zest, orange peel, light pine, caramel, toast, biscuit, herbal, floral, grass, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with balanced citrus/earthy hops and dark/bready malt notes; with solid strength. Taste of lemon zest, orange peel, light pine, caramel, toast, biscuit, herbal, floral, grass, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Light herbal/pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon zest, orange peel, caramel, toast, biscuit, and herbal/toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice robustness and balance of citrus/earthy hops and dark/bready malt flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, fairly crisp, and lightly creamy/sticky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish. Overall this is a solid pale ale style. All around good balance and robustness of citrus/earthy hops and dark/bready malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. Seemed more like an English style overall, and was pleasantly enjoyable.

Photo of mothmanscott
2.99/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours an opaque gold producing only slightly more than a finger of frothy, shortlived, slightly off-white head that fades to a thin surface wash, a small collar ring & not much else in terms of lacing. Aroma is weak bread & caramel malt, with hints of tangerine, tropical fruit & floral hops. Taste is just as thin & much the same becoming a dry, peppery bitterness in a thin caramel malt sweetness in the finish all of which diminishes rapidly in fast fading aftertaste. Mouthfeel is light bodied with low-moderate carbonation, smooth, creamy yet lightly peppery & dry. This example bordered on being slightly flat. Not sure if this is representative of this brew or if there was a problem with the single bottle I had for rating.

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3.67/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.83/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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2/5  rDev -41.9%

Old, oxidized bottle but there's no freshness date so how was I supposed to know?

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3.2/5  rDev -7%

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2.71/5  rDev -21.2%

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Photo of Chickenhawk9932
3.75/5  rDev +9%

Pours a pale amber with off white head.

Smells of bread, citrus, and wild flowers.

Taste is bitter citrus flowing into a nutty bread malt middle. Then it finishes with dry bitter herb. A very nice pale ale. Easy drinking and tasty.

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Not bad, not great.

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3.36/5  rDev -2.3%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +9%

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Mad Anthony's APA from Erie Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 277 ratings.