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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (5516) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2014
Sample at SBWF 2014. Hoppy smell with citrus. Similar taste. Refreshing and hoppy summer beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (22896) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2014
Canned at SBWF. Hazy pale amber, small head. Dry with medium body and well rounded mouthfeel. Laid back with bready malt and grapefruity hops. Mid bitter finish. well made.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (7229) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2014
Sample at SBWF 2014. A bit hazy copper with a white head. Aroma and taste of hops, grapefruit, orange and hay. Quite refreshing. A descent one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Daytonbeer (726) - Ohio, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Beautiful pour. Amber with off-white head and tons of lacing. Moderate to heavy carbonation. Aroma is light...grain and floral hops. Taste is very well balance and smooth with a pleasant bitter aftertaste. Good easy drinking brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5459) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 19, 2014
12 oz can. Nose is very woody, dry with light citrus, caramel. Pours amber-orange with red highlights throughout, avg carb and a lacing, rocky beige head. Watery light body with caramel, lots of soapy / cleansing hops, low resin and bitterness, juicy citrus, plenty of earth and dull (decomposing) pine [actually, spruce does seem to be more on the money somehow], some spice. There’s some depressing sag in the caramel and woody/earthy hop character, but clean and easily-downed. Just wouldn’t want a second.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chuckaduck (674) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Can. 9/16/14. Pours hazy amber with a fluffy, dense off-white head. Aroma is citrus, pine, grass, spruce, juicy, slightly sweet, caramel; crisp and hoppy (as advertised!). Taste is a lot bigger than expected, huge up front flavor explosion; citrus, lemon peel, grapefruit, spruce, pine, hint of dry pineapple, bitter caramel, some roastiness; finish is long and bitter, grapefruit rind and a hint of roast malt. Nice lacing throughout. Full bodied and chewy mouth feel. Medium carbonation. Incredibly well-crafted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2896) - New York, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Canned. Orangey brown pour white head. Hints of cirus, resin and kind if creamy. Pretty nice PA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ilovedarkbeer (2698) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Pours a deep reddish amber color with a foamy off white head. Note of caramel, toasted bread, orange citrus and clover. Nice full mouthfeel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
NikkTwist (2554) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Draft at Moriartys. Cloudy medium copper pour with slim fizzy/foamy white head. Lots of acetic notes off the top. Mild toasted grain flavors. Nail polish remover. Band-Aid. Plastic pumpernickel. Notes are so horrible I must have a bad batch.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (9788) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 7, 2014
Can at Craig’s. Pours dark golden, nose is pine, caramel, taste is similar, juicy fruit.

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