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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 158   ABV: 5.25%
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.

egajdzis' rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (6135) - Pennsburg, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopdog (11653) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2016
12oz bottle. Poured a golden color with a large sized head. Stale hops, toasted grains, and lighter pine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
raymow (1443) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 12, 2016
on tap at Dog & Bull in Croydon - nice amber color. Decent hop aroma. Just ok - not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoshGray1491 (27) - - MAY 15, 2015
Keg in Irish bar in Philly. Underwhelming and below average. Slight tastiness to it but nothing really comes through.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryanscourt (1364) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Pungent hop aroma with caramel malt. A little bit of a funky profile but ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hampale (85) - Jaffrey, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Very disappointing. Iíve had 2 bottles purchased from different stores and both had the similar bland taste of a weak pale ale. Couldnít tell the age of the bottles as I couldnít find any dating information on them. Although the ale is not of a drain pour status, I canít find any reason to purchase it again. If nothing else, I do like the label design - simple and straight forward.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nittanytide (267) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Poured gold with a big, foamy head. Floral aroma. Taste is lemon rind and grass. A little lacking on the mid-palate, but a decent pale ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (5912) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear light copper body with a large frothy off-white head that took for ever to settle. Head like this makes me hope thereís not an infection. The nose seems OK though, some light citrusy hops over a slightly sweet and toasty caramel malt base. The flavor is pretty unexciting, lightly bitter citrusy hops with a toasty malt base. A little sweetness, but itís pretty well kept in check. Finishes with some minimal bitterness and some husky grain. Light bodied with soft fizzy carbonation. About what Iíve come to expect for the style, rather bland and boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Draft at the tower. Pours clear copper with a medium sized white head. The aroma is on the floral side with light pine. The taste is medium bitter, light citrus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ROGUE (2200) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - SEP 29, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a clear pale yellow gold color with small frothy white head. Aroma of piney and grapefruit hops, with a malt background of musty and slightly damp dried grains. Taste brings a crisp clean and semi-bitter bite of the hop notes - floral, pine and grapefruit, all backed by a slightly musty malted grain presence. Lighter side of medium bodied, slightly over carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nike (966) - 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.

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