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4 Pines Pale Ale - 4 Pines Brewing Company

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4 Pines Pale Ale4 Pines Pale Ale

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82
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46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
4 Pines Brewing Company visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: vancurly on 09-23-2008

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 46 | Reviews: 18
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3.19/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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4.01/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.64/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.21/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

355ml bottle pored into pint glass 4/4/14 (from notes)

A clear amber saturated with bubbles, dense tan foam has good retention slowly falling to a thick film leaving lots of random lace

S nutty, roasty, herbal, lots of cereal very malty but it works, I even get some faint chocolate, some fruity notes but mostly malt

T mimics the smell quite well, bread and biscuit, tastes like English malt and hops, I'd never guess Citra, Amarillo, Cascade and Simcoe

M medium bodied and very creamy, some metallic notes on the finish

O not what I expected but this one grew on me as I drank it, malty for the style but it worked well for it

I thought I grabbed another hopped up pale ale but this one strays from the norm, more of a red ale to me but enjoyable beer no matter how you brand it

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2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.43/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: standard 330mL dark brown bottle, reasonable craft label (except it's pink!).

Appearance: heavy copper-gold in colour with moderate carbonation and a thin white head. Exceptional retention with some lacing as the head slowly sinks to a solid cap.

Aroma: citrus and pine hops with a touch of sweet malts. Not overly hopped however, which suits.

Taste: follows the nose pretty closely. Pine and citrus with some sweet malts, not much else to say. Refreshing.

Aftertaste: dry on the finish with some of the hop bitterness coming through.

Mouth feel: a well-balanced mouth feel: crisp and smooth but with a bit of bite.

Overall: pretty good beer, standard version of an American Pale Ale. Not sure it is worth the $70 a case price (2013).

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4 Pines Pale Ale from 4 Pines Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.