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Purist Pale Ale | Appalachian Brewing Company

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Purist Pale AlePurist Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Appalachian Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our pale ale is inspired by the classic English style pale ale with a blend of noble hops and a delicate malt attribute. This beer is well balanced by design and is for the enjoyment of the purist beer drinker

Added by psugrad98 on 07-22-2002

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

A real nice looking brew here. Crystal clear text book amber with maybe a little bit of copper red color to the body. A little bit of small rising carbonation, and a fluffy light looking off white head that makes barely three fingers but settles to a thing pinhead bubbly looking puck.

The bouquet is decent. Small biscuity malts, a little bit of toasty grains, and a nice light brown sugar sweetness are the most dominant flavors on the nose. Not much of a noticeable hop angle, but still fairly solid.

A real interesting palate. Hop angle meets somewhere between herbal and pine with a good strength that isn't off putting. Palate fills with a good amount of toasty grains, and a mild almost caramel like sweetness.

Overall pretty tasty, but not really gravitating towards it highly, but it's a memorable decent pale ale for sure.

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Purist Pale Ale from Appalachian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.49 out of 5 with 185 ratings
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