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RATINGS: 298   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Public is a delicious easy drinking pale ale made from a simple recipe of quality grain and top notch American hops. Tawny hues of caramel and amber are a trademark of the Public ale as well as a delicious spruce crispness resulting from a beautiful abundance of hops! Truly an American style ale for the public.

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, - NOV 10, 2012
In a can at Craigs. Pours a dark golden colour with a fair white head. Aroma of pine, pineapple, caramel and alcohol. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Nicely bitter.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andyhwcinc (1865) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2016
Enjoyed on tap at Reagan Airport in Washington, DC. Appearance is amber clear with a moderate off white head. Aroma is light caramel malt. Taste is like Fat Tire. Its a decent ale.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (5430) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 4, 2016
Orange, nice head, hoppy aroma, lemon, orange, peach, honey, hoppy flavor, orange, mandarine, peach, honey, fun, medium bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (11774) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 22, 2016
On tap at TJs. Poured an amber color with a small sized off white head. Citrus, and some fruits.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atjeff (20) - - OCT 2, 2016
This is a not so hoppy APA. Great color, malty, with a hint of citrus aroma. Goes down smooth and crisp. If you're looking for hops, you probably won't like this. However, if you want an APA that is more of a drinkable beverage than an event, you'll like this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MikeFurl (13) - New Mexico, USA - SEP 19, 2016
Nothing remarkable or memorable. Clean going down. Metallic aftertaste. Not particularly hoppy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
malvrich (264) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 4, 2016
Can: DOB 2/22/16 so 2 weeks out of date. IPA glass. A: Seemingly thick, syrupy pour with almost no head. Tawny dark and hazy orange. S: Tangerine and faint honeysuckle. T: Malty and sweet flavors of slight roast and toffee although piney hops are there to offer some balance. Very underwhelming and nondescript though this can is quite old. M: Again, thick syrupy and flatly carbonated. Almost cloying finish. O: This may be pretty good when fresh but this can has showed nothing to make me buy again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leafs93 (2168) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Pours cloudy orange with a white head. Aroma is earthy, citrus and resin. Taste is mild bitters with sweetness. Light bodied and very easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bricks (1017) - Delaware, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Great amber brown appearance with solid head. Aroma of sweet, citrus hops with a bit of malt. Nice. Taste is like a subdued IPA, with a little bit of smokiness. Very smooth, creamy. Good one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
riversideAK (6215) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUL 17, 2016
At the airport. Orange Amber pour thin head nice lace. Nose of toast caramel and marmalade, flavor is much of the same. A little sweet in the finish. Well made.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
axl (609) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2016
Draft. Amber with white head. Aroma is pine, grapefruit and citrus. Taste is similar with strong pine and grapefruit notes with citrus and orange in the background and a nice caramel backbone. Medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation and bitter pine aftertaste.


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