Permasmile | Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
Pennsylvania, United States
alsofhampden.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A white wine barrel fermented american sour ale aged on apricots.

Added by stakem on 04-30-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
139
Reviews:
23
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.08%
 
 
Wants:
105
Gots:
13
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 139 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of yergermeister
4.87/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jpepe08
4.85/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lateralundertow
4.52/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bvdubn
4.56/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of spycow
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of cspompey
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of lurpy1
4.37/5  rDev +0.9%

Great sour on a par with some of Russian River's stuff. Nose is a little mellow but wonderfully sour. Weird thing is, I paid $25 for a bomber, while I could get 3x that amount of HopTart for $10 and HopTart's almost as good. I probably won't get it again due to the value prop but if you get the chance to try it, absolutely do so.

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Photo of mklisz
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of Stork_Brewz13
5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of chippo33
5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of PA-Michigander
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of JArmour15
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of jbaker67
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Onestophopshop
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of MDDMD
4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-hazy orange amber color with e decent white head and a little lacing

S-grain, wheat, fruity, sour, funky

T-yeasty funk, hints of apricot, lemon, sour grapes, little oak

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, tart and puckering, but not astringent

O-happy to see domestic sours of this quality, wish it were more widely available

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Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of mendvicdog
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of duceswild
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of acurtis
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of bum732
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Liberatiscioli
4.78/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Look: excellent off orange hazy amberish color
smell: peaches and apricot are present and just smells wonderfful
taste: compared to others this is the most balanced they`ve done. Excellent balanced of sour and fruit. Sooo good.
feel: fruit up front,zinger in the back puts a smile on your face.
Overall: they knocked this out of the park with everything especially with whats counts most FLAVOR! This reminds me of the funkers with a bit more TLC. Excellent job!

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of quine
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of taylor714914
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Permasmile from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
4.33 out of 5 based on 139 ratings.
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