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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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268 Ratings

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Ratings: 268
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 14.2%
Wants: 7
Gots: 10 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: aaronh on 10-06-2002)
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3/5  rDev -13%

ejimhof, Apr 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

wembly13, Apr 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

ChrisPratz, Mar 23, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

fdig23, Mar 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Hasser82, Feb 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

TheNightwatchman, Feb 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -13%

Tyrawlings, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of ONUMello
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Light orange color with a ½ finger head that quickly dissipates
S: Initially toasted white bread with a bit of yeast, then a light citrus aroma comes towards the end
T: Also grain/yeast with a hint of citrus. Reminds me more of a pale ale than an IPA.
M: Medium-bodied and crisp yet a bit flat
O: I love trying new breweries and this was my first from Erie. Decent for the $1.50/btl price, but there are better examples of the style.

ONUMello, Feb 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

RoryOMoore, Feb 11, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a bright gold with a quarter of an inch of white, soft head that has great retention. There are obvious carbonation bubbles rising to the top. The nose is hard to describe. The best I can do is white bread, lemon, and something that reminds me of juice. The flavor is very lightly malty with some citrusy characteristics, mainly lemon, and a mild citrusy, floral hop character in the finish. The mouthfeel is light bodied, a little crisp but smooth.

Not a bad beer. It's easy to drink and unoffensive so you could turn this into a session beer, but if you're looking for flavor and complexities there are better beers on the market.

tdm168, Jan 20, 2012
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3/5  rDev -13%

UfosBigRigsnBBQ, Jan 12, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

WuAnquo1, Jan 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -13%

ShemRahBoo, Jan 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -13%

Rob315, Jan 06, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

IdrinkGas, Jan 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

dvanhandel, Dec 30, 2011
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

jmdrpi, Dec 12, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

murf1087, Dec 12, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

ROGUE16, Dec 07, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

jponiatowski, Dec 07, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

tclapper, Dec 05, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

blange3, Dec 02, 2011
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3.4/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: A lighter orange and copper color, with a moderate head and scant raindrop lacing around the top of the glass.

Smell: Unfortunately, there's not a ton of complexity here, but the hops are certainly evident, with a cannabis aroma that I like when it warms, though I'm not sure what they're using.

Taste: I feel like the fruitiness of the malt wants to come out here more than it does, but the hops end up being the main culprit here for flavor. There are hints of some darker fruits, but again, the kind of cannabis-esque wet hop flavor comes in and dominates, though it's not overpowering, and lingers somewhat at the end.

Mouthfeel: Lighter to medium bodied, with moderate carbonation, and a nice back-end burst to fulfill the bitterness from the hops.

Drinkability: This is more than your average lawnmower brew, but I think this would be an adequate session beer for such an event, one without a ton of complexity but still enough flavor to keep you coming back to the style.

asabreed, Nov 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

Exiled, Nov 25, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

Amalak, Nov 21, 2011
Mad Anthony's APA from Erie Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 268 ratings.