Newburyport Pale Ale | Newburyport Brewing Company

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Newburyport Pale AleNewburyport Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Newburyport Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Jason on 05-06-2013

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Ratings: 165 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of kvgomps
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

my first beer from these guys is a neat one. a lighter bodied pale ale with a unique hop profile and a curious berry complex mid palate that i cannot explain. gentle malt base, mid range on the abv, and bright and fresh. heady in the glass with a fruity hop aroma that at some point in the taste turns into an almost raspberry flash of sweetness out of nowhere. i dont dislike it, but its an odd feature of a hop forward brew. its light and fluffy in feel with great carbonation, and is rather refreshing as a result. far less bitter than most, much more balanced pale ale, old school in that way. a great summer drink i think, not quite as sturdy as i prefer in the fall, but something different here because of that berry feature. im curious for more.

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Photo of Hootie159
3.8/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of johnnnniee
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Can as a thank you gift from NERBC
Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a decent sized bubbly white head that shows moderate retention and lace. Aromas of earthy citrus toffee mineral water and diacetyl. The flavor is rich and malty with lots of toffee, caramel, and burnt butterscotch. Light earthy citrus rounds out the flavor. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation. Drinkable beer, but not my favorite pale ale. More English inspired than American imho.

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Photo of brentk56
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a very hazy amber color; the head foams to about two inches and leaves a few swaths behind

Smell: Very fruit, with stone fruit tones forward, though the floral, piney tones build, particularly as the beer warms; some caramel underneath, as well

Taste: The caramel tones hit the sweet taste receptors, up front, with the stone fruit developing; as the liquid sloshes over the back and sides of the tongue, the piney hops grow bold; after the swallow, the bitterness dominates, overpowering but not obliterating the malt

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A thoughtfully crafted beer but not one that hits my APA buttons; to my palate, the hops and the malts clash rather than complement and I cannot say I am a fan of the choices for either component

Thanks, Ljudsignal, for the opportunity

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.72/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of ChrisL24481
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of gonzo000
3.89/5  rDev +4%

This is a very good - great IPA. Very drinkable and very hoppy - pine taste. Very smooth. Great bargain for the prince in the Eastern MA market.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.56/5  rDev +21.9%

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3.84/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Jmbbabson
3/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of neil2me
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Newburyport Pale Ale from Newburyport Brewing Company
3.74 out of 5 based on 165 ratings.
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