Amazeballs | Peekskill Brewery

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BA SCORE
4.24/5
214 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Peekskill Brewery
New York, United States
peekskillbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Single Hop American Pale Ale using Australian Galaxy hops. Offers all the hop flavor without bitterness.

Silver Medal Winner, (GABF 2013)

Added by merc7186 on 09-11-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,353
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
214
pDev:
8.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
57
Gots:
20
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 214 |  Reviews: 22
Reviews by DavidBart:
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4.32/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I don't know about "balls" at 5.2% but this beer has definitely got something. ...a douchey name for such an "amazing" beer. I've had it before and will have it again. This time it was a growler I took to go. After a 3 hr. ride home and a quick chill, it tasted great. Obviously, it didn't taste as crispy fresh as at the brewery the night before, but I did take a 1 hr. detour to pick some up . Clearly, it holds a special place in my heart. Medium/light straw hue. Foamy, finger head with strong lacing. Nice hoppy nose, and flavor to follow. Balanced taste, delicate citrus and just slight bitter end for a perfect finish. I love the new wave of full flavor light beers now. This is similar to Carton Boat Beer, but with a little more abv. yet superb balance. This is an awesome beer. If you're into the strong stuff this might not blow you away, but otherwise it's a must have.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Meyers1023
4.45/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured mostly clear copper color with a good amount of bubbly white head. There is a good nose on this one with tons of fruit and a bit of malt on the back end. The flavor is really juicy and sweet with very little bitterness. The feel is a little above medium with a slight thickness and good carbonation. This is Outstanding!. I cannot believe this much flavor is coming out of 4.7%. All the flavor of a big east coast IPA that is super crushable.

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Photo of Kendo
4.36/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottom of the can says "Ball Drop 12/27/16." If that's the born-on date, that makes this beer just 5 days old, as I'm drinking it on 1/1/17.

A: Poured from the can into a Duvel tulip. Slightly hazy dark golden body with a 1-finger white head. Body is more orangey when backlit. Some legs of lace cling to the glass after each sip.

S: Very nice nose jumps out of the glass upon the pour: citrus and tropical fruits. Big nose for such a "small" beer.

T: Modest foundation of crackery malt is followed by citrus - grapefruit and orange, and orange zest. Some sort of tropical fruit follows mid-palate; thinking mango. Finishes quite clean and dry, though with a lingering grapefruity bitterness on the aftertaste.

M: Light in heft, with a nice creamy carbonation - makes this a real easy drinker.

O: An excellent beer. A friend brought this over for NYE last night and I've already texted him to find out where he got it, because I'd like to drink this regularly if the price was right. . . .

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Photo of mdfb79
4.27/5  rDev +0.7%

From 10/31/14 notes. Had a 16oz pour of this in a pint glass for $5 at Alewife...gott alove that happy hour deal.

Pours a deep amber-yellow color with one inch of bright white fluffy head and moderate carbonation evident. Super hoppy nose, citrus, grains, wheat, bready malts, floral hops, and tropical notes. Taste has more pineapple and tropical fruits, stone fruits.Medium body and low to moderate carbonation.

Overall I thought this was awesome; can't believe the ABV is only 4.7%. Not the hoppiest beer in the world but hoppy for an APA and for the low ABV especially; I would drink this all the time if I could. Highly recommended.

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Photo of njcraftguy
4.49/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

My first brew from Peekskill and I must say I'm impressed. Not a hop/juice bomb at all but just a nice - smooth - tasty and easy to drink Ale. This much flavor with a low ABV is rare and enjoyable. I will def get this again.

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3.9/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Billolick
3.94/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Freshie growler filled @ the brewery yesterday, galaxy single hop APA ($16)

Pours hazed lighter almond amber, frothy off white head, leaves ungodly amounts of fine ass and nice looking sheeting.

Moderate nose of fruity hops.

Quality APA with tropical fruit notes running all through it. Pineapple juice, clementines, and fruity goodness. Light dough in evidence to provide the balance.

Easy drinking and super tasty. More world class beer from Peekskill Brewery, so glad I live only 10 minutes from this high quality beer production facility!

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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3.79/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.99/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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4.04/5  rDev -4.7%

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4.46/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.3/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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Amazeballs from Peekskill Brewery
Beer rating: 4.24 out of 5 with 214 ratings
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