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RATINGS: 318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.79%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
probstblueribbon (3394) - 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 (1804) - 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 (678) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jstraw (1946) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Caramel-amber with fair, creamy, tan head / Mild, lightly skunky and earthy nose of cream, caramel, and citrus / Medium body, a touch watery and genuinely soapy, low fruit but with good balance and bitter finish / Modest flavors of caramel, dry hops, grapefruit, and soap / Somebody was sleep-walking through this batch.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopheadsbrew (142) - Illinois, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Cloudy amber color. Fresh hops and slightly bread nose. Earthy hops with citrus. Bready in the middle. Malt on the finish with bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ejf063 (3) - geneva, Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2012 does not count
Weak aroma with a beautiful cloudy orange/light brown color. Taste is good with slight bitterness at the end. Mouthfeel is smooth. Little head and lacing. Good beer great value

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reynolds314 (2977) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 18, 2012
Pours a murky amber with little head. Aroma is barley, floral notes, and copper. Taste is metallic, bitter, lightly sweet and subpar.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernesto987 (4965) - Arizona, USA - JUL 16, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2012 this is not a hophead dream. It is a sadistic fuckheads dream. Shit this is worthless, aspirin tasting shitty malts. I’m thinking this beer is way past its prime. No hop aroma or flavor at all. Malts tasted very stale.

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