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An American standard, BBC APA is a full bodied and heavily hopped American Ale. It is copper in color and brewed with a blend of pale and crystal malts, balancing the citrus and pine flavors from large doses of American and English hops to create a very drinkable, hoppy ale. BBC APA is a hophead’s dream!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DCLawyer (1554) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Bottle->SA. Dark copper with thick offwhite head. Aroma: hops, citrus, sour malt. Taste: subdued malt and hops. Bitter with smooth citrus. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (5854) - Indiana, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Draft to taster at BBC. Looks solid; a transparent burnt-orange with sticky off-white lacing. Smells Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. An okay example of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Draft @ BBC. Clear amber with a long lasting white head. Aroma is light citrus and floral with some cereal grain. Flavor is malty with a firm hop bitterness. Medium to light body with average carbonation. Fairly ordinary Pale, no real flaws just somewhat mild all around.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle. Pours copper with a small beige head. Very light aroma of sweet malts and citrus. Flavor of moderate sweet malts and earthy and citrus hops. Finish is more toward the malty side with a touch of citrus and pine hops. Also a strange herbal note.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gerbewa (217) - - NOV 4, 2012
Pours a nice amber red with great aroma and taste. Had single bottle from world market. Great pale ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
probstblueribbon (3072) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 22, 2012
12 fl oz bottle via my bro, served at cellar temperature in a tulip glass.

App.: Clear copper with a nice light tan foam. Aroma: Strong caramel and sweet, sugary malts, grapefruit and marmalade, rye bread crust, fairly citrusy, a little pine/resin, a touch savoury/brothy, quite fruity, some berries, maybe apricot?, nice. Palate: Medium body, moderate effervescence. Flav.: Much more stark than the nose, quite resinous, a bit floral, fairly earthy, not nearly as friendly, dry, earthy malts, a little burnt sugar, quite different from nose; dry with strong bitterness and a stark, earthy, stern finish.

Holy bipolar brew, Batman!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2012
On tap at the Louisville brewpub. Pours a light clear amber with a nice light foamy head from the draught. Nose is fresh hops, citrusy with a bit of light pine. Sweet but mild malt. Light and refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
beersak (91) - akron, USA - OCT 2, 2012
Dark amber color. Strong flavor beyond hops. Make this one into an OPA and it might be ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheHOFF43 (1759) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Dark burnt orange/ amber color with very little white head. Sweet hops and malts with not a lot of hop flavor

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
osu97gp (663) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Pours a burnt orange color with a small off-white head. Aroma of sweet malts and citrus hops. Flavor of citrus and pine hops with some light pale malt.

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