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RATINGS: 268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LKay (141) - 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 (2414) - 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 (2091) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boxofrane (2535) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Draft at railroad. Pours clear orange with a medium sized white head. The aroma is mostly floral and slightly piney. Taste is lightly bitter, slightly grassy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EricTeusink (705) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Thanks to deadCATAtlanta for bringing this back for my DC tick. Pours dark amber and clear with thin white head. Scent is wonderful. Taste is overly bitter for an APA. Bit of chalkiness to mouthfeel. Can - Gift from deadCATAtlanta

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (3633) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 11, 2014
A very nice pale ale. Moderately hoppy, a tad bit of citrus but mostly pine. Bright yellow appearance.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (4270) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Fresh can at Percy, pours reddish golden with medium off white head, good lacing. Aromas and flavor of bitter hops, pine, malt. A little aggressive, reminds me of an amber ale. Needed more grapefruit and citrus for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
k0mpsa (1854) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - JAN 7, 2014
Tap. Red amber color, white head. Nice fruity hoppy aroma, grass. Malty body, hoppy and fruity, balanced and easy to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dorwart (2457) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Moderate sized off-white head of fine and creamy bubbles. Springtime aromas with some succulent piney hops, oranges, light roasted grains and fresh cut grass. Color is a slightly hazy copper. Wow, more springtime in the flavor. Lots of fresh grass, flowers, a hint of lemon and roasted grains. Rather up front bitterness that keeps the mouth asking for more. Lingering roastyness and bitterness. Very easy drinking for a beer with such considerable bitterness. A very very good APA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
inyourmind777 (2) - Centreville, Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2013 does not count
This is one of my all-time favorite beers, it never disappoints and I find myself always going back to it!

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