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Portsmouth Pale Ale | Portsmouth Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
portsmouthbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Florida9 on 12-24-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
13
Avg:
2.1
pDev:
64.76%
 
 
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A: Light yellow with a slight haze. Forms a small, fizzy white head that reduces down to a thin surface coating. Leaves some light lacing.

S: Catty, vinous, bready, and yeasty. Green grapes and pears. Awfully fruity for a pale ale.

T: Amazingly bad. There is a never-ending cacophony of putrid flavors: moldy bread, stale wine, rotten apples, yeasty fruit, and cat urine. There is a mild sweetness that comes across as apple juice. Long, punishing finish.

M: Lighter body. Mild-to-moderate bitterness. Medium carbonation.

O: Undrinkable. Couldn't even get through a single glass of this before I drain poured the rest of the bottle. And I've got to say I searched both BA and RB for more on this beer: it was brewed in November and bottle says it's good until March 2013. I can not imagine this one is old or skunked at this point. Unfortunately this is just a bad beer. Truly one of the worst beers I've come across in some time.

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Portsmouth Pale Ale from Portsmouth Brewery
2.1 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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