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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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In making our signature pale ale we knew we wanted to do something different. We needed something that stood out, complimented the subtleness of our pale ale, and said we will a pale ale like no other - whole leaf tea was the perfect ingredient. We then looked to the Sorachi Ace hop to produce a unique lemon flavor to compliment the tea. An incredible amount of tea goes into this beer so much so our brewers have a tough time getting the whole leaf tea out when done (picture the tea party men tossing chests of tea overboard). We named it Tea Party Pale Ale because the flavors seen to dance on your tongue and they stand strong in a sea of mediocrity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1222) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Truth in advertising. This is indeed a pale with a tea flavor. More interesting, perhaps, is that ther are some sour notes going on. Not sure if I’d have this in my regular rotation, but no complaints here either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmm635 (862) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Clear orange color with a thin white head. Aroma of soggy grains, lemons, herbal ice tea brew. Mainly bitter flavor like unsweetened tea. Interesting idea but not one that should be repeated.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lightrider (312) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Bottle into a tulip glass. Pour is a haze orange with a thin lace head. Aroma is well bitter tea and hop?s. Taste is a nice unsweetened summer time tea with a good citrus back bone. Finish is warm.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
obxdude10 (2043) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Sampled a small cup of this beer at the Collegeville Wegmans. This review will have to do until I get the opportunity to visit the brewery in person. The Par Tea poured a dark orange color with very little head. I smelled a faint hint of hops, along with some black tea. The body was smooth and very drinkable, but lacked overall flavor. The tea really showed through in the finish and the aftertaste as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwood04 (3950) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 1, 2013
12oz bottle in a tulip. Pours amber with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of caramel and pale malts, some floral hops, and light tea. Flavor the same. Average texture. Not a bad beer, but not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jsmerig (1246) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Pours a hazy yellow aroma of strange dank peppery spice. Taste is floral and spicy with a deep herbal bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Sperine (283) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle. I feel like I had this in the past and didn't hate it, but it was absolutely undrinkable from the bottle. A rare drain pour for me.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
dmac (4016) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 19, 2013
12oz bottle from Brick Buy-Rite, thank God it was a single and not a 6pack. Poured 90% bubbly white head and 10% orange body. Aroma at first was infection and band aids over toast and tea with a touch of rotting citrus fruits. Palate is a total distraction with a medium body and super strong fizzy carbonation. Flavor of seltzer from all the carbonation, old tea leaves, old toast and some slight orange slice. This is lousy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arayaga2 (1783) - portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Hazy orange with a half-inch white head and honey lemon aroma. Taste is a very tiny bit of malt, and tannic tea bitterness that lasts well beyond the finish. This is a waste of sorachi and tea.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EithCubes (4908) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Bottle. Nose slick with lightly vomitous memories and sweetness, hops reminds of an English bitter perhaps underdosed with crystal and bubblegum. Pours a gradient muddled brown, no real head. Taste is medially bitter, nicely pungent and dank woody hops, light strains of lemony citrus and a hint of grapefruit. Tea is here, too, but it’s resting (not buried) somewhere under the gentle blanket of hops. Medium-full body with some chunky caramel malt, lightly stripping with a clean profile. Interesting, and worth my money.

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