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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (2714) - 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 donít like like, take a hike.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
acurtis (53) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 3, 2010
Information provided from Philadelphia Brewing Co: Year-Round Brew 5.25% ABV 50 IBU Color: Amber Dry Hops: Centennial, Amarillo, Columbus Malts: Two-row Pilsner, Carapils, German Munich, CaraMunich 12oz bottle poured into guiness taster glass A- See-through golden light brown with small almost white head S- Strong hop smell T- Hoppy with a bitter finish D- Very drinkable, exceptional pale ale I was able to try 6 of the 7 brews offered by PBC at their tour/tasting. They have a great bar upstairs and offer free tastings of all their brews on Saturdays 12-3pm. This american pale ale was my favorite of the bunch. Picked up mix case.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Naven (1000) - Poway, California, USA - OCT 16, 2010
Bottle from Acurtis. Darker and hoppier than I was expecting. I got the slightest metal taste in this beer, which iím not sure of the origin, but it actually did not bother me too much. Lets call this what it is, an IPA. Pretty good though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2031) - Manama, BAHRAIN - SEP 5, 2011
Copper with a white head. Aroma is medium citrus and earthy hops with light grass, and light caramel malts. Medium, crispy body. Flavor is citrus, light grass, and medium biscuit malts. Finish has a nice hop bite. Very straightforward APA. Easy going with a proper amount of hopping to make this pale a go to beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nike (967) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2013
12oz bottle, easy to drink hop flavored brew. I thought it was an IPA, balanced, good flavors, true apa style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5358) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2010
[Draft @ EB&B] Amber with a small, white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral hops, pine, toast, and citrus. Taste of pine, citrus, toffee, grass, and light grapefruit in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4500) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUL 6, 2010
Tap at Opening Tap, PBW2010. Pours a golden amber with a medium white head that laced.. Aroma of pine, floral notes and citrus. Flavor was getting the same hop provile with some caramel malt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7909) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2010
Draft with a bottle chilling. Pours dark straw with white head. Nose is lemongrassy hops, pale malt with some slight fruit and peppery notes. Tastes pale malty, with slight caro syrupy hints, decent citric hops, mild florals and peppery notes, and a smooth finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4080) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2010
12 oz bottle from Oak Tree. Poured a clear slightly thin orange body with large clinging carbonation and an average sized foamy white head. Original aroma is orange marmalade covered toast and fresh cut grass but upon closer inspection a vegtable soup aroma is easily detected. Palate is fuller then I was expecting with a full mouthfeel and linely carbonation followed by a medium duration bitter aftertaste. Flavor of citrus rind, toast crusts and amber malts. Except for the touch of vegtable aroma this is a solid beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (5177) - 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.


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