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Greenville Pale Ale - Twin Lakes Brewing Co.

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Greenville Pale AleGreenville Pale Ale

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128 Ratings
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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 10.54%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Twin Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Greenville Pale Ale is a traditional, American-style Pale Ale that is rooted in the Pacific Northwest brewing tradition. We use whole flower Cascade hops and American two-row barley malt to produce a light amber ale that is medium bodied with a significant floral-citrus hop essence and aroma that makes it extremely drinkable and refreshing. One of our brewers said “You should name a beer after the town it’s brewed in.” So we did. This is our signature brew. Greenville Pale Ale represents both our local roots in Greenville, Delaware and our interest in “green” technology for the future.

52 IBU

(Beer added by: DarkerTheBetter on 08-27-2006)
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

wonothesane42, Jul 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Jason1337, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of NiceTaps
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can in a pint glass.

A- clean and clear copper-orange color with lots of bubbles. There's a big 2-finger, fluffy, off-white head. Looks good. Substantial lacing.

S- Barley malts and floral hops. Herbal, some sweetness.

T- Mild flavors of malts and caramel, some hops. Kinda sour.

M- Good body and carbonation, yet easy drinking. Easily a golf or backyard beer.
Hop bite throughout, packing 52 IBUs.

O- The look and feel of this beer are what appealed most to me. The feel is what made it drinkable, aroma and taste lag behind. Not bad.

NiceTaps, Jun 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

IPAchris, Jun 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

fdig23, Jun 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

rodlavers, May 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

DeutschesBier, May 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

SpAiReArGsEonNE, May 24, 2013
Photo of cozmohollis
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Cloudy and pale golden/orange color with a white head.

S: Sweet, floral , grainy & tropical scent.

T: Sweet malt with a light tropical/orange and fresh bitterness at the end.

Mf: Light body with medium carbonation. Drinkable with a dry finish.

O: A good balanced apa. I like its clean taste. Good any time but definitely shines on a hot day.

cozmohollis, May 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

brez8791, May 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

InspectorBob, May 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

HarmonMW, May 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

BMart, May 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

JMBSH, Apr 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

NateTheBeard, Mar 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

t0rin0, Mar 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

NumberNone, Mar 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Archemedies, Jan 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

DJB2231, Jan 01, 2013
Photo of CHickman
4.03/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review notes from 12/17/2012, on tap at Harvest in Glen Mills, PA: pours clear orange amber color with a very creamy 1 finger light tan head that faded very slowly, leaving outstanding lacing coating the sides and rings as it went down. A fine looking beer.

First whiff indicates that it's an English IPA, as it's just as malty as it is hoppy in the nose; smells of sweet malt, grains, caramel, light grapefruit or orange peel, citrus hops, piney notes and herbs. It's pretty basic, but pretty nice and balanced.

Tastes like it smells, with sweet malt, toasted grains, caramel, biscuit, toffee, brown sugar, light grapefruit, orange peel, citrus hops, piney hops, grassy notes and herbs. Spot on for an English IPA, it was very easy to drink and rather tasty.

Mouthfeel is very smooth, with very light carbonation, a medium body and a slightly bitter grainy finish. Almost session worthy if I was in the mood for a pale ale or English IPA. This was listed wrong as an IPA, and since it is a pale ale it gets better marks overall from me.

CHickman, Dec 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

jrfehon33, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Rich Wagner, a Pennsylvania breweries historian, for the beer. He told me this can was picked right off the production line during a tour.

Poured into and enjoyed from a DFH Pint Glass

A - Beer pours a hazy, semi-translucent, orange color. A one finger, foamy head on the initial pour. The head slowly fades to a thin skim. Good amount of tiny carbonation bubbles rising from the bottom. Broken curtains of lacing left after drinking.

S - A malty, sweet aroma. Hints of citrus.

T - A really good ale. A mixture of sweet, bready malts, hops and a touch of pine and citrus (grapefruit). Not overly bitter. A very smooth, easy drinking beer. The ABV is not noticeable.

M - A medium consistency. Medium carbonation. A tangy aftertaste.

O - I enjoyed this beer quite a bit. It's a well crafted brew that you could easily enjoy several of throughout an evening of drinking. This is my first beeer from Twin Lakes and I was impressed. Along with Dogfish Head, 16 Mile and Evolution, Twin Lakes is another reason to try the beers being brewed in Delaware.

Cheers!

BuxMontBeerLover, Oct 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Phacoman, Oct 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

redfox405, Sep 09, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Auror, Aug 29, 2012
Greenville Pale Ale from Twin Lakes Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.