Slanted Porch Pale Ale | Holy City Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Holy City Brewing
South Carolina, United States
holycitybrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by avalon07 on 02-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
68
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
16.21%
 
 
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Ratings: 68 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of pDubs
4.75/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Good beer. Good city. Good guys.

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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

Photo of cbeck6523
4.42/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is def one of my favorite Holy City beers. nice crisp hoppy flavor. Some good citrus notes.

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of avalon07
4.24/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Had this beer on-tap at Gene's Haufbrau, poured into a pint glass. Had an amber color and a slightly hazy consistency. There was a big, fluffy, creamy, long-lasting head. Very good lacing.

S: A surprisingly sweet, fruity aroma, with traces of hops and malt.

T: Tasted of hops (a fair amount - more than you usually find in an APA), a little malt, citrus, and possibly some pine. This beer borders on being an IPA, but that's not a bad thing. A tasty flavor.

M: A good amount of carbonation with a sweet, lively finish.

O: This is a solid, easy to drink beer. Well done and definitely drinkable.

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Photo of ordybill
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the tap at the brewery into a pint glass.
Aroma- Has a nice blend of citrus, malt and hops.
Appearance- The beer is a murky golden amber with a small white head.
Taste- Has a nice malt and citrus flavor with a small hop bite.
Palate- This is a light to medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation.
Overall- A good solid APA, I enjoyed it.

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of welldigger888
3.96/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a wonderful honey orange hue with a nice thick fluffy white head that left sheets of lacing down glass.

A citric aroma laid with a touch of off grain husk. Odd but i wonder if it is water chemistry?

Nice clean bitterness that lays way to some grainy flavors, leading into more of a hop forward grapefruit goodness.

Medium bodied easy drinker.

Love the crew & what these folk bring to the table, just think that like many here in SC the water chemistry is trailing the creative.

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3.93/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz can poured into snifter glass.
A: pours a light golden grain color, 2 finger white small bubble foam head, minimal lacing
S: lemon, wheat grain, grass, orange
T: lemon, malt, earthy grain, grapefruit rind, some grainyness, hint of white pepper
M: light medium body, some carbonation
O: really good offering from holy city, great session brew for the summer.

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Photo of DSincavage
3.87/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drifter1
3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of clayrock81
3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Depending on when you get there is what could determine what version of this beer you're having. When I was there they had two versions on tap, one with centennial hops that came in at 5.5 and the version I had which included Amarillo and warrior hops with 5.3% ABV. Poured a golden body that is seethru with two finger head that dies quick with some lace and has a prevalent hop aroma and taste of citric but includes some grape as well. Hops are slightly stronger than any other part of the beer so gets to be drying and bitter as I finished the beer. Good hoppy beer that is just a little off balance.

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Photo of Mikestaf
3.77/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mecmd
3.77/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap at the brewery and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a hazy, golden-copper coloring with a filmy, clingy, white head. Nose of lime, cut grass, toasted grains, and subtle caramel. Flavors are toasted forward, with an undertone of cut grass and moss. Lemon and lime highlights throughout, with a biscuit backbone. Smooth, light body, with a bitter resin and citrus aftertaste. Clean, crisp finish. Very refreshing brew.

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of JeffKowalek
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Slanted Porch Pale Ale from Holy City Brewing
3.64 out of 5 based on 68 ratings.
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