Port City Essential Pale Ale

Brewed by Port City Brewing Co

American Pale Ale5.5% ABV35 IBU

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Essential Pale Ale is a deep golden color with bright aromas of summer stone fruits that leap forth from the glass. Our unique hop-forward twist on an American Pale Ale is the tantalizing peach and apricot flavors that come from our special blend of American hops, which are dry hopped using our patent pending HOPZOOKA®.


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Available near Ashburn, Virginia

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