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RATINGS: 296   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (17803) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 11, 2015
Can @ fonefan tasting. Hazy amber with a white head. Aroma is dry, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - citrus and old hops. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 110415

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (17704) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (16196) - 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 15/20
MiP (15296) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2011
Cask, 6.0% dry hopped with citra. Good caramelly hop aroma. Almost clear red copper colour. Very small frothy white head. The flavour is nicely hoppy, caramelly and slightly piney. Also quite alcoholic, tastes of more than 6%. Must be the hops biting. Late bitterness, quite distinct and a bit rough. A bit flat, would have liked more carbonation even though it is cask.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2011
Can at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear golden/amber - white head. Abricot, pineapples, citrus, light malty, nice hoppy, bitterness, dryness. Pleasant - ok Pale Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Can at tasting at my house. Pours amber orange. Nose/taste of sweet malt, fruit, orange peel and citrus. Finishes quite dry. Body is medium. Good drinking beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (14267) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2012
Sampled at RBBSG (courtesy of Trvlr). Lightly unclear yellow color, small white head. Smell malts, hops, fruits, grapefruits, resin. Taste malts, grapefruit, resin, bitter. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (14181) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2015
Fonefan 110415. Deep golden/Amber colour with an off-white head. Flavour is fruit, malt, hop, hay, citrus, grass, flower. Medium body. OK beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13595) - 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (13404) - 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.

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