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The Public is a delicious easy drinking pale ale made from a simple recipe of quality grain and top notch American hops. Tawny hues of caramel and amber are a trademark of the Public ale as well as a delicious spruce crispness resulting from a beautiful abundance of hops! Truly an American style ale for the public.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8331) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2014
Can from Whole Foods PM. Dark straw pour with off-white head. Nose is pale malt, piney hops, mild fruit. Tastes hoppy, juicy, with some fruity and floral finishing flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamT (228) - North Carolina, USA - APR 4, 2014
12oz can courtesy of Greg G. Dark orange pour, murky clarity with mostly diminishing off-white head. Good lacing. Moderate citrus hop (grapefruit) and lemon on the nose. Heavy bitter dry citrus hop up front with a light dry citrus finish. More malt on the finish once this warmed a bit. Light body, dry texture, lively carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4878) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 31, 2014
There is definitely a note of spruce here, as described. Good hoppy head with nice follow through of malt. Medium bitter finish. Very nice for style. Can at Solly’s.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mnmike (1054) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Can from a trade. Solid APA here that reminded me of Dales Pale Ale - good balance of malt and hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1449) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Now this a good pale ale. Enough hops that they don’t get lost in the malts. Enough malts that the hops don’t overwhelm. Could drink many of these with a variety of foods.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alobar (2988) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange amber color with a creamy off-white head. Aroma of pine, grapefruit, and caramel. Grapefruit, lemon, pine, and caramel flavor. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrinkinWell (328) - - MAR 4, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange with average head and lacing. Aromas of lemon, honey, citrus, and grapefruit. It’s hoppy, with sweet fruit notes on the head. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LKay (129) - Maryland, USA - MAR 4, 2014
A little dark of a beer for me. Has some floral hints and sweetness at the start, but ends with a heavier, stronger lasting hit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Art (2058) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Can from HOTB. Light citrus bready notes. Pours a golden reddish brown with an off white head. Taste is slightly bitter but mostly balanced. Medium light body. Easy drinker.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
r464 (1981) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Very nice, hoppy aroma. Crisp, lightly bitter hops, light malt, earthy, pine. A very nice and full finish. Not too bitter or dry, the end of this one is very nice.

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