Essential Pale Ale | Port City Brewing

Essential Pale AleEssential Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.57/5
199 Ratings
Essential Pale AleEssential Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Port City Brewing
Virginia, United States
portcitybrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ahalloin on 02-04-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,794
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
199
pDev:
13.73%
Bros Score:
3.85
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
32
Trade:
0
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Ok, a beer brewed in my state and it did not disappoint. Head and color and lacing aside(they were ok), the aroma and flavor of this beer were very nice. There was a good amount of citrus that was balanced out well at the end with a nice amount of hops. Pale Ale??. Yes it was!!. A touch of malt helped bring this beer to the great balance that it is. Good Job !!

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed from a bottle and purchased in Alexandria, VA. Overall I was impressed by this easy-drinking "pale ale." Not too heavy and was able to finish 1/3 of a 6-pack without any effort. Next time I am in Alexandria, I need to tour the brewery.

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Essential Pale Ale from Port City Brewing
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 199 ratings
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