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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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tonkun (610) - New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2013
Can. Hazy orange amber pour with minimal head. Lemon bread, citrus, honey. Not too strong a carbonation but goes well with the medium body and slight sweet bitter body. Pretty good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (4618) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 8, 2013
On tap at Old Ebbitt Grill, DC. Nice amber body with thin poppy head. Nose is oranges, hops and caramel. Taste is similar of malts, orange and fruits and light spices. Some bitter in the finish. Nice job.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (727) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - APR 8, 2013
From a can during O’s opening day. Aroma is nice floral and citrus hops, taste is well balanced and slightly bitter.. good pale ale, a little pricey

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (2600) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 1, 2013
Can as an extra from nimbleprop - thanks! Pours very hazy orange amber with a medium off-white head that dissipates with good lacing. Aroma is pine, spruce, citrus. Flavor has little sweetness, sprucy hops, light bitterness. Light body, highly carbonated.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
FlyingDog4Life (3) - Maryland, USA - MAR 17, 2013 does not count
BIG pale ale mouth feel. Cloudiness immediately clear (haha). Flavor is there, but not as clean of a finish as you would get from a sierra or doggie style.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcane7 (1578) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Can. Pours hazy amber with thin off white head and lacing. Aroma of citrus hops and caramel malt. Good hop flavor and solid bitterness

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1312) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Can->shaker. Very very cloudy copper/gold with small offwhite head. Aroma and taste are hops, pine, and citrus. Quite good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BazookaJoe (218) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Pours orange with a good hop aroma for a pale ale. Caramel and amber flavors lead to a mouthful of hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pushkinwow (1843) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 25, 2013
Can. Somewhat hazy amber with an over generous dark biege head that eventually settles down. Mild citrus, some pine, light marijuana, relatively fresh, semi-sweet malt. Mild carbonation (maybe it all got lost in the giant head) with a smooth and mild bitterness, becomes dry. Overall its a very smooth and easy to drink beer.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (5039) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Can at clockwork’s Dec 8th, 2012 tasting. Pours a hazy orange body with white head. Aroma is strong citrus hop. Mouthfeel is bitter with strong citrus flavors dominating. Palate is a bit too bitter for me.


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