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RATINGS: 261   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ContemplateBeer (1744) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Thanks to Travlr for my 1st DC brew! Aroma of fresh citrus/pine with light caramel malts. Appearance is unfiltered caramel orange with sticky white head. Flavor featured fresh, juicy hops and some lingering bitterness in the finish, but not overly so. Palate was bubbly and soft. Well done.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tia (1241) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Can from J Emerson. Dark caramel with voluminous pillowy head and floaters. Smells sweet and piney. Sweet flavor. Light hoppiness. A little perfumey.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fordest (2030) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Draft at Dulles. Hazy dark amber pour with a decent foam head. Aromas grassy and very hoppy. Fruit Loop flavors with more hoppy grass and bitterness. Very good for an American Pale

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11559) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2015
12oz can-tight lt tan-amber. A-grapefruit zest/pine, 2nd lt/med malt. T-herbal/pine/peppery hops, 2nd lt/med malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dchmela (2827) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Tap at Madhatter. Light gold pour. Light citrus pine hop aroma. Nice malt backbone with some Cara and citrus hop balance. Tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MattShizzle (562) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2015
can - from sampler pack. Deep copper color -cloudy with things floating. Slightly roasty/malty with hoppy aroma. Pretty hoppy but not the best flavored hops. Decent enough. Slightly low carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (2083) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Draught. This is tidy little APA with some good hop finsish and a little grassy bite.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (2997) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 22, 2015
12 oz can in Wash., D.C. - May 2015 canning. Looks great, with a slightly hazy, dark copper body topped by a durable, creamy tan head. Bold for style; as hoppy as many IPAs but with more balancing malt than they usually have. Moderate bitterness. Nice fruity and slightly floral aroma.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (4668) - Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Poured an oranges color with aromas of light malt pine citrus and some light lenon. Flavors were juicy hops and citrus with some nice malt and front p8ne. Soil pale ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jefcon (1505) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Flowery, orange-y and pine-y hops with a soft malt background. Slightly sweet finish. Light and fresh palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PartyFowle (632) - - MAY 25, 2015
Can. Deep orange with perfect clarity and a dense, long-lasting khaki head. The aroma blends lemon zest, orange juice and mild biscuits; the flavor exhibits a lovely blend between bitter citrus and flowers. The finish is a bit weak, but the flavor’s are balanced and bitterness is at the perfect level. As solid as a pale ale gets, but also very forgettable.


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