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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 158   ABV: 5.25%
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From Pennsylvania - "Keystone of the Nation" - comes a truly classic American pale ale with a robust flavor. Brewed with a combination of delicious hops and lightly toasted malts, this amber brew will have you singing the virtues of liberty and independence.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmm635 (862) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2011
Pours light amber with a medium sized white head. Hoppy aroma, citrus, soggy malts. Moderately sweet for a pale. Nothing to write home about.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TheHopster (794) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2011
(Bottle) Thin head with over-abundant CO2. Flavor is of poor quality malt with a metallic flavor and sour hops as if were held in a green bottle and left in the sun. Unfortunately, it has no such excuse. Better categorized in style as Imperial Mule Piss. Stoutragious, a wise choice to omit selection for the Weiss Cup challenge.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadIndian (2385) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2011
Amber pour with mild citrus and pine aroma. Taste of grapefruit, rye and malt. A Medium body with a dry finish. It was ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2781) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2011
Orange copper pour with a white soapy head. Aroma of citrus, pine, and hints of caramel. Medium body with a citrus flavor with hops, pine, and some caramel sweetness. Rather decent beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (5144) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Clear orangey copper, with a frothy beige head. Smells like a nice mix of citrus, pine, a touch of honey, and brown sugar. Flavor is a nice mix of piney hop bitterness and smooth, sweet, toasty malty. Pretty simple, but tasty.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
robgibbens (412) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - APR 27, 2011
Nice bronze amber color. The aroma is earthy, leathery, roasted. The taste is mildly bitter. 50 IBU seems high to me. The palate is lingering bitterness. Not bad overall. I enjoyed it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (2693) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 19, 2011
This is under rated and coming from a non fan of this brewery. This beer however is what it says it is and nothing more nothing less. A classic American Pale Ale with an amber pour with a pillowy lacing head. The aroma is grass, hay,wheat, Schuylkill River and everything else Philly, soft pretzels, cheesesteakes, piss at City Hall. And yet it has a somber finish, forget about the taste. Classic Philadelphia and if you don’t like like, take a hike.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremytoni (2982) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2011
From a bottle poured an amber color with a good amount of head. Nice hoppy flavor with a quick finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leafs93 (1683) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2010
Pours clear orange with small white head. Aroma is grass, citrus and breadyness. Taste is sweet with a bitter finish. The sweetness is a little more then I like in pale ales. Easy to drink, nice session.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (4057) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 11, 2011 From a bottle. Smells almost like an IPA with its floral sweet hops. I must say tho, it does smell quite attractive. Looks pale yellow a little darker than a lager. No head and very little indication of CO2. Yes, quite bitter on the tongue, too. It definately borders on IPA territory. Even tho there is no indication of CO2 visibly, it has a decent amount of it, something that many IPA do not. Long bitter IPA linger. Mouth coating chewing on grapefruit green rinds. Oh yes, lasting long bitter finish. I know this is listed as an APA but I bet a few of you would call this an IPA. Number shnged from 1.9 to 2.2 in 2011 when I had it from a draft.


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