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Grateful Pale Ale - Starr Hill Brewery

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BA SCORE
79
okay

272 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 272
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 4
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

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

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheBigBoy on 04-10-2013)
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3.96/5  rDev +10.9%

Aidan_Stewart, Aug 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

LukeGude, Aug 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

4runnerdavid, Aug 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

cosmo4u, Aug 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

dbl_delta, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

kailidan, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Fettpopps, Aug 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

papajohn56, Aug 03, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30%

Jaked12, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

paresis, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

kerry4porters, Aug 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

MrBeige, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

sonofliberty2, Jul 27, 2014
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2/5  rDev -44%

Jimbo321, Jul 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

mendvicdog, Jul 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

curlybird, Jul 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

lccrunchy, Jul 19, 2014
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2/5  rDev -44%

lement92, Jul 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

MattSharpless, Jul 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

doublewide, Jul 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

Valentno7, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of dacrza1
3.16/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

DATE REVIEWED: July 12, 2014... GLASSWARE: Brew at the Zoo pint... OCCASION: return from a great day at Point Pleasant--tired but thirsty...APPEARANCE: pours a bright, almost completely clear orange-yellow with crisscross effervescence; white head flames up the glass after thinning out efficiently; little lacing... AROMA: melon and bubblegum invade the nostrils; flowery hints of springtime and perfume--an attractive start... PALATE: a bit hard at the start, forcing expectations to more of an IPA--but thin at the end, with a lagerish aftertaste...in essence, a slightly uncomfortable mouthfeel... TASTE: dishwasher lemon zest comes through most prominently with some hay mown in; an odd, lagerish malty quality hovers at the edge of each sip; slightly sour ... OVERALLL: the "grateful" appellation suggests to me that something is owing to the Dead's legacy, musical or otherwise, but this ale offers a slightly disjointed flavor profile, with enough syrupy, candied sweetness to challenge the drinker towards the next sip--not the goal of a pale ale...

dacrza1, Jul 13, 2014
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3.51/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours light gold with light white foam. Very mild beer smell. Bright. Taste is on the lighter side with a peppy hop bitter. Fast finish and a peppery leave behind. Mild mellow pale. Well named. Easy going and good for the season.

Poured from bottle into pint glass on 6/13

KTCamm, Jul 12, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is a straw color with a half finger of head that dissipates very quickly but leaves some thin lacing behind on the glass. The body is relatively light for the style. The malt in the flavor profile is quite light. The finish is pleasantly hoppy. This is a decent session beer but nothing more than that.

57md, Jul 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Rmbr2, Jul 12, 2014
Grateful Pale Ale from Starr Hill Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 272 ratings.