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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (13679) - 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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (13118) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 6, 2014
Can at SBWF2014. Hazy amber color, small white head. Pale malty, leafy aroma. Light-bodied. A bit sweet front: fruits and some candy. Pale malty. Short piney nose. Balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11975) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 3, 2011
(12oz can, courtesy of BeerandBlues2) Pours cloudy orange body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of florals, orange, caramel, and biscuit. Flavor of grass, florals, and caramel with a somewhat dry, moderately bitter finish. A cold can of this beer seems to be good treatment to a swollen hand if you get your hand slammed in a door at 40mph too, according to Kevin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (11725) - Washington DC, USA - APR 26, 2011
Draft. Hazy amber body, small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, pine, some lemon/grapefruit. Taste is medium sweet, pine/grapefruit, some lemon, light catty. Rather unbalanced. Light-medium body, resiny.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11222) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (11151) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10963) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10314) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10243) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9730) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Can... Pours hazy and orange with zillions of brown floaties and a mid-sized, wispy, white head. Good retention. The nose is an assortment of citrusy grapefruit, spicy and grassy hops, and crunchy, cookie-like malts. Full-bodied and crisp with lively carbonation. Pithy, dry, resiny bitterness in both the flavor and snappy finish. A bit tongue-numbing, but it’s washing down this pizza just fine. Can courtesy of ygtbsm94!

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