Harvest From The Hood | Philadelphia Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Philadelphia Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
philadelphiabrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Deuane on 11-08-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
126
Reviews:
45
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
18.85%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
21
For Trade:
0
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1/5  rDev -72.7%

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1.2/5  rDev -67.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -59%

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1.5/5  rDev -59%

Photo of Sideswipe
1.6/5  rDev -56.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Bomber into a pint glass. Dark mahogany color looks more like a brown ale than anything else. Not a color I'd associate with anything billed as a "Pale". Hard pour results in a half finger of head which disappears immediately. Smell is almost non existent. Very faint malts, not much else. First sip, wow, bitter, but without any citrus qualities at all. Just plain bitter. No malt balance. Finish is an unpleasant, lingering bitterness. Reminds me of chewing an aspirin tablet. Feel is thin, watery and carbonated. Drinkability? Nope. Maybe this is an old bottle. Won't be revisiting this one. Drainpour.

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Photo of BWED
1.79/5  rDev -51.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

12 oz. bottle poured into craft tumbler.

A- Dark chestnut, very hazy, with some sediment. Head is off white, dense and one finger, with decent retention.

S- The aroma is off. I get that band aid, medicine-like smell, along with some caramel malt. Slight fruity notes.

T- Again, off flavor, with a bit of malt sweetness and citrus pith.

M- Medium body. Some bitterness, and carbonation is light.

O- I sure hope something is wrong with this batch. Off flavors, and a lack of hop flavor.

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Photo of Eric41Smith
2.39/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Nice pop then nothing. Interesting but not not unique or memorable.

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Photo of TheBigBoy
2.44/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Not a crafty beer by my taste

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Photo of decadance
2.67/5  rDev -27%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - This is watery brown, not the color of a pale ale, I had to give a vigorous poor to illicit any head. Not a good effort.

S - Faint citrus hops. Breadlike malts. And Spices? Weird.

T - Bleh. Nothing much beyond bitter. Back end is some malt, but it is thin.

M - Watery and thin. Bud Light mouth feel.

D - Sure, you could have more, but why would you want to?

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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of jzeilinger
3.06/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours a dark, ruby amber color with a massive, foamy, and one fingered creamy head.

S - Piney hops and caramel malt, no more, no less. Pretty mundane.

T - Caramel and earthy malts, piney hops, and balanced with a fairly clean finish.

M - Medium light body with a big watery finish.

O - A watered down English style IPA, meh.

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Photo of inlimbo77
3.08/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22oz bottle
Purchased Oct. 2012
Stella Artois chalice

A: Pours a dirty yellowish brown like color. One finger of bright white soapy bubbled head. I really had to pour it aggressively to get that. But there seems to be carbonation, because I am seeing tight tiny bubbles coming up from the bottom. Leaves some lacing sheeting.

S: I was surprised that this had a pretty faint nose for a wet hop ale. Getting some floral notes. Some weak pine hints. Also, bready malts behind it all.

T: On the tip of the tongue, you get a burst of pine bitterness. Weird soapy like flavors. Not getting bright citrus or pine or other fruits that I was expecting. Just really blah IPA flavors, actually like it's been sitting around for a little bit? Homebrew like quality to this one actually.

M: It's a medium bodied IPA. The malts add to that.

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Photo of chicagoish
3.11/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AshleyMiller
3.14/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

thanks to G311 for this urban IPA. poured into my stone snifter, as always.

a - clear yellow-orange with about a finger width head that dissipates quickly, leaving no lacing.

a - strong hops while the head is still around, but as it fades i'm left with wet dog and dirty gym socks. must be the philly hops? as it warms i pick up a lot of pine.

t - i alternate between a really nice IPA bitter sip and just plain bitterness. not a lot of complexity in this one. plenty of pine and a solid hop backbone.

m - medium bodied and some carbonation.

o - the smell is kinda throwing me off on this one. i love the idea of urban gardening and love that they grew the hops all within the city limits. great attempt but slightly off the mark. not bad drinking, glad to have tried it.

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Photo of mdcarone1
3.15/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Harvest From The Hood from Philadelphia Brewing Company
3.66 out of 5 based on 126 ratings.
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