The Weight | Piece Brewery & Pizzeria

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
Illinois, United States
piecechicago.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by emerge077 on 06-21-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
71
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
26.05%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 10 | Ratings: 71
Reviews by Florida9:
Photo of Florida9
4.07/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Cloudy peach in color. Served in a nonic pint with a good inch or so of yellowy tinted head. Excellent retention. Light lacing. Very aromatic with lots of citrus. Orange and grapefruit dominate with some floral notes rounding it out. Flavor is less nuanced. Mild sweet. A blend of orange and lemon with a lot of biscuit malt. Aggressive, peppery carbonation. Lighter body. Overall, a pretty good beer. Full of hops, though a little rough around the edges.

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Photo of slee196
4.33/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The Weight is an APA locally brewed at Piece in Wicker Park, Chicago.
Here's my impression:
Fairly light bodied, slight apricot first note, fruity taste, faint hop profile, wheat backbone, lovely sweet aroma, clean, crisp, high drinkability, smooth, and easier on the palate. It was great with my pizza. I can't wait to revisit.

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Photo of mdaschaf
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ItsGotaBeUrBull
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Chrixsus
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of oso
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of emerge077
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Two pints on tap... that's a good sign.

Hazy saturated orange body, a finger or two of creamy white foam that laces quite a bit on the opposite side of the glass. Lasting head retention, coverage for the entire glass, some carb trails visible in the glass.

Zesty citrus peel and slight tropical notes, vaguely earthy like papaya or something similar.

Flavors of bitter citrus peel, grapefruit pith and flesh, dry pale malt, fruit forward but balanced, very well rounded and drinkable. Light to medium bodied, with a moderate bitterness level that contributes to it's drinkability. Hope they keep this in rotation, it's definitely a winner...

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Photo of dukeandduke
3.69/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2/19/16 Chicago (16 oz $6 draft pour, nonic glass at Piece Brewery). One of my favorite songs, and an excellent beer. Cloudy golden brown pour with thin white head and lacing prevalent. Grass and lemon scent. Somewhat bitter hops balanced against citrus and lemon taste. Pleasant drinking, medium carbonation, crisp and clean finish. Overall very good offering.

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Photo of boulay50
5/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of CaptainNomihodai
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Gregaroo
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Piece Brewery and Pizza. Nice ale that went down easy with our two pies. Fun spot for my birthday dinner with Brad and Kirsten. Good times.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.49/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sdonegan
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Drucifer
5/5  rDev +24.1%

Photo of Anonymous1
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of SciFritz
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Photo of BeerGreg
4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of Sweffin
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of ultrasrs
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of MCain04
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of AleWatcher
4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of beerhawk41
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of TMoney2591
3.67/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a nonic pint glass at the brewpub.

Cue The Band. This stuff pours a lightly cloudy amber-straw topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises mandarin orange, tangerine zest, and light wheat. The taste brings in more of the same, though the fruit comes in rindier, resulting in a more bitter finish. The body straddles the line between hefty light and light medium, with a very light moderate carbonation, a fluid feel, and a dry finish. Overall, a nice pale, though I believe that had the taste truly followed the smell (what with the brightly fruity hops) things would have turned out a bit more positively for me... Still ain't half bad, though...

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Photo of drewone
4/5  rDev -0.7%

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