Commonwealth Brewing Company

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Commonwealth Brewing Company
Virginia, United States
American Pale Ale
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3.93 | pDev: 6.62%
Dec 30, 2021
Sep 03, 2020
Notes: Rye Pale Ale with Cryo Citra and Hallertau Blanc.
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
A: The beer is hazy pale yellow in color and has some hints of amber hues along with a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that left a thin collar around the edge and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of gooseberries and rye are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and has additional hints of green grapes. Little to no bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is an interesting pale ale that has contrasting aromas/flavors of fruit and spicy rye.

Serving type: can
Dec 30, 2021
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Reviewed by BubbleBobble from New York

3.52/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Bit of a gush from the can, pours a hazy dark yellow-orange with a frothy 3" head that slowly settles, good lacing. Nose is bright with resinous hops, sap, maybe some spice from the rye and the Hallertau; still, the Citra character pretty much dominates. Flavor is more muted - the sappiness of the hops is blanketed by the sweeter (rye?) notes, leaving this kind of muddied overall; the finish has some alcohol bite to it as well, which is surprising at 5.4%. Mouthfeel is full, carbonation solid. Feels like it's less than the sum of its parts.
Jun 05, 2021
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Reviewed by BergBeer from Hawaii

4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from a 16oz can into a shaker pint

Look: Crystal clear burnt orange with a thick egg shell head

Smell: Pungent west coast hopes with notes of pine and flowers.

Taste: Pine hits the attack with a body of spicy rye and whole wheat malt to mellow out the bitter. Finish is bone dry with noble hop notes.

Feel: Crisp and clean. Spicy and prickly on the tongue. Solid carbonation. No alcohol. Dry finish.

Overall: A solid rye pale. As advertised here.
Oct 09, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by bigred89 from Maryland

Sep 27, 2020
Charon from Commonwealth Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 4 ratings