Homerun APA | The Tap Brewing Company

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Homerun APAHomerun APA

Brewed by:
The Tap Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Reagan1984 on 06-27-2008

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Photo of BigSmooth12
3.65/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SocalKicks
3/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jackjaffar
3.72/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of dubdrop
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of Dizzy242
3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of Rekrule
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of Deckchains
4/5  rDev +25%

Photo of Plissken
3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of harsley
4/5  rDev +25%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.57/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured on-tap at The Tap, the beer was served in a nonic pint. The beer is a light, caramel coloring with a filmy, clingy surface coat of head. Nose of subtle caramel notes and floral hops, with very light, toasty notes. Flavors are roast and caramel sweet forward, with a slight bitter and cedar undertone. This beer has a malt lean to it, with a rich, slightly bitter aftertaste. Clean, smooth finish, with hints of dryness creeping in. Very drinkable brew.

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Photo of Celtics76
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of campfirebrew
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Mullen2525
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of PrimScrewhead
2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of jaasen64
3.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle thanks to Chazari99 for giving me this. Poured into Founders snifter. No bottle date.

A- Pours a slightly yellowish golden brown with a thin layer of white head that quickly recedes. Below average carbonation.

S- Honey, caramel malts, a tiny bit of pale malts, some citrus hops, but not much.

T- Mostly caramel malts, some very light citrus hops, finishes with a very caramel malt finish that lingers as an aftertaste. Nothing special going on here unless you love caramel malts.

M- Medium bodied, average carbonation, fairly easy to drink.

O- Nothing too impressive with this APA, if that's what it's considered. Not much going on except lots of caramel malts, which doesn't provide for a bad taste just not the taste I'm looking for at all. I wouldn't recommend trying this unless you are a huge caramel malts fan and that is what you are expecting.

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3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -53.1%

Photo of EvanWilliams
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of nmann08
4/5  rDev +25%

Photo of PEIhop
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of Lawnboy33
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of pburland23
2.98/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Picked up a six pack at Winchester Wine and Spirits a few weeks back and split with a friend.

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into my Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass.

Beer pours a hazy orange amber with some really thin head. Not much going on here.

Smell is similarly disappointing. Some moderate malt sweetness with a touch of some booze which is surprising at 6%. Not much in the nose to pull you in.

Taste is totally unbalanced. There is some piney hops and malt sweetness, but the taste is really all over the place. It's just not a good tasting beer.

The mouthfeel is also slightly off. There's not enough carbonation.

Overall, this is just an all over the place APA. Not balanced at all. It's hard to see what the brewers were trying to do with this one.

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Photo of EkimGram
2.32/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: 12oz bottle poured into Sam Adams "Perfect Pint". Cloudy golden-wheat colour. Thin bubbly head. Visible moderate carbonation.

Smell: Very malty with a hint of hops. Pretty lacking.

Taste: Unbalanced flavours of malts and hops. Some piney-citrus in the aftertaste. Bitterness is rather harsh. The bottle advertises "...deliciously well-balanced and drinkable." I don't find this all that delicious.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied, decent amount of carbonation, lots of bite - too much if you ask me.

Overall: A rather disappointing beer. Lacks big-time in smell and taste. There are definitely better APAs out there.

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Photo of MoreThanWine
3/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured a 1.5" head which settled down quickly. Nice clear amber color. Smells of rich malt and leather. Taste is much milder, with little or no malt or hops and next to no finish. This is indeed the type of safe beer not to offend anyone at a baseball game and in that respect I guess sure it's a homerun.

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Homerun APA from The Tap Brewing Company
3.2 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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