American Pale Ale | The Civil Life Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
The Civil Life Brewing Company
Missouri, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
American Pale Ales hold a special place in the Halls o’ Beerdom. They mark a definitive break from Euro-stylings, materials, and ratios. And, despite their obvious breaks from ye Ole Tradition they have somehow managed to become a Traditional Ale themselves. APA's shine with 2-Row malt, a dash of caramel, and a generous handful of American "C" hop. This APA runs a smooth 5% with Cascade's waving the Hop Flag and singing MY PINT TIS OF THEE! GREAT MALT OF LIBERTY! OF THEE I DRINK!

Added by zeff80 on 06-30-2012

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Ratings: 10 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Big_V
3.52/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sludgeman
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

At Church Key, full pour into a pint glass. On cask dry hopped with chinook in the cask. Served a bit warm even for a cask beer (above 52F).

An average beer with a very ugly appearance. Not much going for this brew -3.5

A - Pours a brownish orange, almost opaque, with some clearly evident sediment, nice frothy off white head, great sticky lacing, - 1.5

S - Orange - 3.5

T – Malty, low bitterness of the herbal and grapefruit rind kind - 3.75

MF - Medium light body with a dry finish - 4

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Photo of diablo14
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of JoeMarsh
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of imperialking
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of Gonzoillini
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of jaminjohnson
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of ThisSpaceForRent
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of birchstick
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of zeff80
3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at ITap in Chesterfield, MO.

A - Poured a clear, copper color with a small, off-white head of foam. It left sticky sheets of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled toasty with some floral notes. A touch of citrus.

T - It tasted of toasty malt, bread crust, light bitter spiciness. There was a subtle citrus kick.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied APA.

O - This is good. Of the 3 Civil Life beers I've had they've all been well done.

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American Pale Ale from The Civil Life Brewing Company
3.72 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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