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Grateful Pale Ale - Starr Hill Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

54 Reviews
THE BROS
89
very good

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Reviews: 54
Hads: 394
Avg: 3.64
pDev: 31.87%
Wants: 11
Gots: 93 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery
Virginia, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) | 4.70% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: TheBigBoy on 04-10-2013

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Reviews: 54 | Hads: 394
Photo of Flounder57
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale yellow color with great clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Citrus, caramel, floral, earthy, grassy, and pine.

Taste: Same as above. Hops blend well with the light caramel malts. Nice tingly bitterness on the palate too.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied, a little dry, low to medium carbonation, and a smooth drinking beer.

Overall: Pretty solid APA. Happy to have tried this at a beer tasting while attending a wedding in Harrisonburg, VA.

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Photo of secondtooth
3.82/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clean golden-amber, with a thick, frothy 2 fingers of head. Beautiful and detailed lace.

Nose is nice herbal and floral hops. Inviting.

Taste is well-hopped, but it's not an overwhelming nor bitter hops character. This one is nicely balanced with plenty of malt presence.

The body is medium to heavy, and this is a solid and enjoyable pale ale. Well-done!

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Photo of jtierney89
3.3/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

crystal clear golden hue with a bright white head. Light citrus, floral, and grainy notes on the nose.

Very herbal earthy and floral hop presence up front. light biscuity malt presence follows with nice bitternes and clean crisp finish. best starr hill beer i've had yet and definitely would be nice for the summer. nothing crazy but it's decent

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Photo of TheBigBoy
2.73/5  rDev -25%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Beer just became avaliable_ still waiting to try - just adding to Beer Advocate database for now. This is not the previous pale ale (english pale ale) that is retired. Most Starr Hills are of decent quality give this new one from Starr Hill Brewery a try.

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Grateful Pale Ale from Starr Hill Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.