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RATINGS: 2988   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Originally brewed in 1975 to commemorate Paul Revere's ride, this brew is a heavily hopped ale (Cascade hops) with a copper color and a hoppy nose.

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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chickenflea (351) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - DEC 17, 2009
12-oz bottle. Citrus aroma, but something else, maybe a little like wet bark. Bright light golden. A substantial head that dissipates slowly. Plenty of lacing. Very lightly sweet. Moderate bitterness, then more bitterness as the beer settles in your mouth. A touch sour, too. Very pleasant on the palate. Light bodied, but creamy. Nothing strange here. Typical in a good way. Very drinkable, too. For the cost, a very nice sessionable ale.


3.7
Schlumpfhunter (201) - Bavaria, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2017
Fabe: trübes orange Schaum: fein, dünne Schicht beständig Nase: hefe, nach Mostkeller. Bisschen mach grapefruit. Geschmack: recht trocken und bitter, Abgang Bitterorange, aber auch schaumig und leicht hefig, wird fruchtig getreidiger Richtung Nachgeschmack. Dann aber kaum Nachgeschmack bis auf leichtes Prickeln auf der Zunge. Ziemlich gutes Bier, immer wieder gerne.

4.2
Bill Becker (1343) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 17, 2017
From Feb 2006 Poured from bottle(room temp) a medium gold with a large head of foam that dissipated very slowly The smell is all fruity and hoppy...very good scorer in that department. The taste is a nice spicy hoppy up front with a bit of malt moving in midway through. Very nice. The finish returns to the hoppy side though not as intense but it's very satisfying for me and thus makes it a brew that I give high drinkability marks to. Bottom line: This is one tasty heck of an American Pale Ale and I'm glad it is so widely distributed. Highly recommended! Edit: Revisiting June 21, 2008 It's been a while since my last Liberty Ale and after reading a BA thread on it, I thought I'd get another 6 pack and update my review, which was fairly non descript. Pours a light amber gold with a good 2 finger billowy head of foam. The head on this beer is really impressive. The smell is as fruity and hoppy as I noted earlier and again, it makes promises that last time, it easily kept. The taste has a vey nice balance between the hops and the malt. The hops inject a very nice lemon flavour that falls just short of being really bitter to me; more of a tartness. The malt has some sweetness to it along with a touch of roasted, but not too much, and a touch of bread. Great stuff and a very good beer to have after having just mowed the lawn. And...it has a great longlasting aftertaste. Overall, I'm not going to change my score at all; the current one speaks for itself as a testament to how much I like this American Pale Ale. One of *the* best in the style!

3.9
Zappa82 (9) - - OCT 1, 2017 does not count
Beautiful orange color with a dense white froath. Smells like hop and citric. On the mouth it’s fresh and herbaceous. The after taste is at the same time, very fresh and very bitter that I really liked. Exceptional beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
DraftDodger (1658) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2017
Copenhagen 15/9 2017. 35,5 cl bottle from Meny. They managed to cram both an Anchor, an Eagle and a lot of hops and Corn Ears into the label. Crowded but impressive. Pours hazy golden amber with fluffy white head. Moderate lacing. Aroma is intense and sweet with strong citric notes. Rather strong carbonation and medium thick palate. Flavor is medium sweet followed by strong bitterness. Aftertaste is bitter and finish dry. Good one.

3.3
surething_ii (673) - Šenkvice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 8, 2017
Bottle from Pezinská pivná pumpa. So this is sort of a history right? I wouldn't really call it liberating. It's okay, not bad, but still I would appreciate more hops in taste.

3.7
Bacchus66 (895) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 28, 2017
12oz bottle at home. Hazy golden-orange with a medium off-white head. Floral and citrus hops, orange, tangerine, light caramel sweetness. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Nice hoppy finish. Excellent.

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saintbase2 (858) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - AUG 22, 2017
Greetings from Bydgoszcz, Poland to all Beer Geeks and Hopheads around the world!

3.3
Grumbo (3756) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2017
Bottle, UK import, source not recorded. Backlog entry. Entering my historic scores for US beers whilst visiting New York. No tasting notes kept, just rating.

3.6
angel77 (3751) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 15, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2017 Botella 33 cl en el Lúpulo Oviedo diciembre 2010. Fcpref 03..2011. (r3057) Fresca con suaves cítricos y afrutados. Cuerpo ligero a medio algo espumoso y cierta densidad. Fina. Bastante buena.

3.7
alvaro78 (585) - Sevilla, SPAIN - AUG 14, 2017
Aromas frutales y cítricos Buen aspecto espuma poco persistente en boca fruta madura y caramelo, final cítrico ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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