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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1/5  rDev -72.5%

Photo of jwiley42
1.65/5  rDev -54.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Do not like the taste - too much cascade hops mate.

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2/5  rDev -45.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of Alieniloquium
2.89/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at Husk.

Appearance - Murky pond water. Slight orange tinge to the brownness. No head. Just some lacing.

Smell - Minimal hop aroma. Some pine and grass. A bit of grain.

Taste - Much better, but nothing awesome. Some grapefruit hop and pale malts. Lots of grassy hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Very bitter.

Overall - Drinkable but there are plenty of much better local options.

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Photo of WOLFGANG
3.21/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of allergictomacros
3.24/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Not much in the aroma department here. Clear gold with just OK foam. Surprisingly big piney hop given the aroma. Good balance with sweetness and a medium bitterness. Moderate carbonation and a light body as well. Overall and OK brew but without a lot of depth. There's better stuff out there.

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.39/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zdk9
3.41/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Honeymoon Beer Review #3
A- It's a cloudy dark yellow fading into orange. This is the first beer I've drank from this white wine glass that actually holds a head so I would expect it to be even more billowy in a typical glass than the half finger of lightly whipped egg foam that I get here.

S- Very weak aroma. It's a little surprising given the decent amount of flavor in the taste, but I'm really reaching to get much here. White bread. biscuits.

T- Some light catpee flavors. Some dankiness like the patch of yard that's always in the shade and never quite grows grass. Green pine needles. Very pithy grapefruit on the back of the mouth.

M- Lingering bitterness, not a ton of lingering sweetness. Leaves the tongue without quite being refreshing.

O- A good easy drinking pale with more hops than you would expect. It leans toward the SNPA in that regard. Could stand a few more of these.

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3.41/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a hazy, gold color. 1/5 inch head of an off-white color. Slight retention and slight lacing. Smells of citrus hops, floral hops, sweet malt, hint of yeast, and a hint of pale malt. Fits the style of an American Pale Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong citrus hops, slight floral hops, slight yeast, and a hint of alcohol. Overall, weak appearance, decent aroma and feel, but simple body.

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3.44/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Burgundy3024
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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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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