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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2011
shared by yespr, thanks a lot for a state rating. cloudy orange, smooth small white lacing head. nice mild dry spicy american hoppy aroma, faint malts. flavor is hoppy, pine, dry. faint malts.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10400) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Can sample at Canvitational. Poured clear dark golden color with an average to large frothy white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy complex hop and earthy aroma. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Solid brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (9999) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 14, 2012
Hopfiger, dunkel bitterer Beginn. Die Bitterkeit steigt, die blumigen Noten bleiben z.T. darunter verborgen. Dies bleibt für eine längere Zeit so, spät dann leicht hefig, die Bitterkeit sinkt zugunsten der Hopfigkeit. Nett! 8/10/11/10/10/10

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 6, 2011
Draft at Churchkey. Bright golden color, small off white head, nice lacing. Nice pine aroma. Taste is straightforward bitterness. Serves its purpose. Welcome to DC!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9444) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2011
Can courtesy of BeerandBlues2 (thanks Brad) poured a hazy orange amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of biscuit, orange zest, light earthiness and light pine. Palate was light odied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, grapefruit, pine, light earthiness and a hint of orange zest with a crisp dry lingering bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9356) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 26, 2011
Sampled at 4th NoVA Summer Brewfest. Pours clear copper with a medium-large, creamy cream colored head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (biscuit, caramel, toast), heavy hops (earthy, herbal), and average esters (fruity). Flavor is malty with hop dominance and bitterness. Medium body and carbonation, low warmth with a dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
TwoSipDip (8880) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2011
Can @ Dan’s house. Strangely enough, I acquired two cans of this in one week: one from foppa78 and one from beerandblues2 via ratman. Thanks for the dc tick. Hazy orange appearance with a tan head. Mild floral, orange hoppy, pale malty aroma. Slightly tangy, floral, herbal hoppy, somewhat bitter, pale malty flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (8851) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 28, 2012
GABF. Yellow pour. Nice crisp hop aroma, fresh cut Christmas trees and caramel. Flavor is bitter and juicy with a good malt bill.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8161) - San Diego County, California, USA - APR 16, 2011
Tap at Meridian Pint for the official release. Pours a hazed, deeper yellow to orange/gold topped by a fairly rocky, yellowish head. Not a hell of a lot of retention or lace. Aroma is caramel, lemon, orange candy, sweat. Taste is dry, bitter, very soapy, oatmeal malty. Really gets massively soapy and extremely bitter. Thick, hoppy, full-bodied. A little too intense for APA- would do better as IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2011
Sampled at the NoVa Summer Beer Fest in Leesburg, VA on 6/25/11. Sampled repeatedly in fact. Also, my 4000th rating! Pours a clear golden amber color with a medium sized creamy tan head. Good head retention, nice lacing. Aroma of earthy hops with a strong caramel backbone. The taste is earthy, citrus hops with a malty background. Medium bodied. Very nice beer.


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