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RATINGS: 394   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Not to be boastful, but we honestly believe all other ales pale in comparison to ours. Dry hopped with an abundance of distinctive Simcoe hops, this straw colored pale ale is more drinkable than bitter, more aromatic than aggressive. Philly Pale, as its better known, is crisp, hoppy, and bursting with citrus. Philadelphia Pale Ale was named one of the best Pale Ales in the country by the New York Times.

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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fakdaddy (35) - - JUN 6, 2015
The fact I can see you soon enough for you and your friends are like that you have a great ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Pours Amber with a small head. Flavor is sweet and roasted malt, small butter hops with no characteristics. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OnTheTrail (453) - Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2015
from non existent notes - another pleasant pale ale,. Not as good as SNPA or Stone. But made me want to try more from Yards.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kustie (1049) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Tap@chickies&petes,Philadelphia. Pale golden color with small white head. Aroma has citrus, tropical fruits. Taste is somewhat bitter. Flavors of citrus, malt. Refreshing but a bit waterish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (19101) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 20, 2015
Mild bitterer, grasig hopfiger Antrunk. Hopfen und Bitterkeit halten sich dabei die Waage mit leichtem Hang zum Bitteren, spter verstrkt sich dieser Eindruck. Etwas grasig bleibt das Ganze, spritzig. 10/9/9/9//9

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
desurfer (1302) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Draft. Light gold color. Only a faint hoppiness and a bit too sweet. Pretty bland overall.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerdedDave (1504) - Beckley, USA - JAN 11, 2015
on tap at Irish Pol, Philadelphia; clear amber color; floral hop aroma; a good, well balanced pale ale; floral, citrusy hop flavor on a light bodied, bready malt base

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (20167) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle drank on the mountain during CPSs stag do. Pretty basic stuff with some dry pale malts, light bitter pine needles, grass, cereal and grains. Light in body with average carbonation. Lightly bitter on the finish with some further grass. Simple, decent APA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - DEC 30, 2014
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a clear golden color. Theres a little over two fingers worth of white-colored head. The head itself is pretty rocky and retains well. Some soapy streaks of lacing are left behind. S: The hops here are more evocative of British varietals than Murican ones. I get light orange peel, tea leaves, earth, flowers, and apricot from the nose, primarily. The fruity characteristic comes more strongly when allowed to open up some. I really like that there isnt much malt to get in the way - its there, dont get me wrong, just muted. While this isnt the kind of hoppiness to wow me, it definitely has an intriguing smell to it. T: The first swallow is surprisingly bitter in a good way. Tea leaves, orange peel, and flowers hit the palate immediately, right before a slight upsurge of sweet malts finish it off. Theres nothing explosive or over-the-top here: this is just a really solid session beer. M: Holy crap, this is creamy for the style. It still retains the crisp dryness I love in a good example of the style, but the creaminess does make it touch too full in body. Doesnt really matter - this goes down like water. Carbonation pricks the tongue slightly. O: Yards brewed a really good golden ale here. Maybe its a bit bland, but thats forgivable. This is a beer thats meant to be consumed by the 6-pack, and Id much rather down a 6-pack of this than, say, Coors Light (Id also rather catch herpes than have to down a 6-pack of Coors Light, but thats neither here nor there...)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SG111 (1612) - New York, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Bottled. Pours a pale golden color. Aroma is tons of lemon, some hops, lemon candy sweetness. Flavor is some citrus, lemon, bit of grapefruit. On carbonation. Nice lacing. Overall not bad.


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