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RATINGS: 320   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.79%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An American standard, BBC APA is a full bodied and heavily hopped American Ale. It is copper in color and brewed with a blend of pale and crystal malts, balancing the citrus and pine flavors from large doses of American and English hops to create a very drinkable, hoppy ale. BBC APA is a hopheads dream!

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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
strongpieman (1651) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JUN 4, 2011
bottle. Very cloudy, copper / amber color, huge foamy head ... My be something with this bottle or batch or maybe this sat too long. Caramel and floral aroma, taste is lightly off. I think this may be a better beer and I just got a bad bottle.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
zug4abby (287) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 11, 2007
Bottle from Beer_Hawk... thanks Stephen! Aroma is light and fresh with a slight apple note. Very light on the nose, not to much there to describe. Cloudy, light brown color with a very small and bubbly head. Flavor is bitter, almost to the point of being a little rotten. Plus, I find that the dryness of the beer is really making it hard to enjoy anything else about the beer.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopdog (12208) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2008
12oz bottle. I wouldn’t call this one a gusher but more of a foamer that slowly came out of the bottle. Poured a medium golden color with a huge sized head. Aromas of roasted grains, earthy, floral, and toasted caramel. Tastes of caramel, citrus, and lighter floralness. For the huge head and foam, I didn’t expect the nearly flat body.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LetsGoState (873) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2011
Aroma is a weak floral hop. Taste is earthy hops with a hint of citrus malt and a bitter bite. Overall a decent pale ale.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bubblehouse (1476) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Never have been a big fan of BBC beer. Probably should be since I live here but in general I prefer other breweries.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2010
Spicy grassy nose with hints of pine. Pours golden pale with a thin white head. Hoppy piney very earthy with a weird off flavor that I cant put my finger on.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
JediMindTricks (446) - Remington, Virginia, USA - MAY 4, 2011
From bottle pours amber with lots of fluffy off white head, leaving tons of lacing and head that doesnt go away. Nice hoppy flavor, nice finish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernesto987 (6005) - Arizona, USA - JUL 16, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2012 this is not a hophead dream. It is a sadistic fuckheads dream. Shit this is worthless, aspirin tasting shitty malts. Im thinking this beer is way past its prime. No hop aroma or flavor at all. Malts tasted very stale.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hugerat (452) - somerville, Massachusetts, USA - APR 6, 2002
Not very impressive. Cant quite pinpoint what was wrong with it, just not very well balanced, somewhat weak flavor and not strong on the palate either.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 15, 2007
Pours with an amber-brown body topped by a thin head with some lacing. Its slightly sweet with a strong bitter, hoppy finish and a vary slight rotten fruit note. Medium bodied, dry and warming.


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