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Rein Pale Ale - The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

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33 Ratings
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A "Reinheitsgebot Compliant" Pale Ale: a hybrid between an American Pale Ale and a crisp, refreshing German lager; it has a nice malt backbone courtesy of premium Pilsner, Vienna, Caramel and Honey malts, perfectly balanced with a pleasant and mildly spicy bitterness courtesy of Tettnang and Saaz hops. Very satisfying.

(Beer added by: CBlack85 on 02-07-2012)
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jbarbou9


5/5  rDev +34%

07-10-2012 23:52:28 | More by jbarbou9
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Stargazer2892

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

07-15-2014 19:30:00 | More by Stargazer2892
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Ik_hou_van_bier

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

11-03-2012 15:55:40 | More by Ik_hou_van_bier
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dvmin98

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.2%

10-19-2012 17:03:39 | More by dvmin98
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-14-2013 13:22:12 | More by RedneckBeerz
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.2%

03-16-2014 12:38:29 | More by Fettpopps
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wedge

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled On: 07.15.13

Brilliant yellow-gold covered with a thick, creamy head. The aroma is mostly grassy, spicy hops and a little crackery, wort-like malt. Clean, crisp noble hops, citrus, and sweet malt. Floral, peppery, a little toasty. Medium-light, bitter, and snappy. This is a very nice, German take on the pale ale. Hoppy, just in an atypical way.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 23:41:44 | More by wedge
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n2185

North Carolina

3.91/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear straw yellow with two fingers of white head that fades into a thin cap with nice lacing.

S: Clean, biscuity aromas with crystal malts up front with a light grassy hop character. Nice bread aromas bring up the finish.

T: Similar to the aroma, crystal malts with clean biscuit and bread flavors. Grassy and piney hop flavors come through before a dry, clean finish.

M: Light body with medium carbonation, this beer is dry and drinkable, though could use a little more carbonation.

O: An enjoyable beer, overall. More like a lightly hopped pilsner, but this beer is still drinkable and tasty.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2013 03:16:13 | More by n2185
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Durge

Connecticut

3.91/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A bright, clear copper-gold color with a classy white froth soundly capping the top with very impressive costing of lace throughout. The aroma is very weak and hard to identify, just a hint of crisp wheat , that's about all I can pick up. The first swig seems similarly weak but then the subtle floral hops and bright cereal grains evolve into a very pleasing , delicate medley. There's a sort of creamy quality that's se neatly with the fine effervescent carbonation in this light bodied ale. A surprising pale ale. Not your typical offering but quite good on its own right.

Serving type: on-tap

08-10-2013 01:23:42 | More by Durge
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Mojo

Alabama

3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22 ounce bottle -> Highland Brewing snifter

A - clear medium gold, thin head, no real retention, no lacing.

S - subtle pine and grasses, whiff of citrus.

T - fairly mild with an initial floral taste giving way to a mild bitter finish

M - sort of thin

O - very drinkable but of the three beers I've had from this brewery, this is the weakest offering.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2013 19:53:17 | More by Mojo
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PhillyStyle

Georgia

3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap, while in Charlotte, July 2012:

The beer appeared a nice copper color with thick white head, very well retained and left thin cap. Some lacing. The beer gave off a light grain aroma and maybe a hint of biscuit. The had a nice German pils taste to it, sweet malt taste with that hint of biscuit. I would say that this is a nicely balanced beer. The beer had a light feel to it, good carbonation, and was very smooth. Overall, a nice beer in OMB's stellar line of beers. I will be heading to the brewery...again...the next time that I am in Charlotte. Keep up the good work.

Serving type: on-tap

07-28-2012 14:59:02 | More by PhillyStyle
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.76/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

bomber into a tulip. 7/15/13 bottling date.

Pours a brass color with a 2 inch thick head. A bit too carbonated. Smell is malty and crisp. Taste is more like a german pils than an APA. citrusy and crisp. Very much like a lager. Great malt backbone. Medium bodied, but fuller than an APA. Easy drinking and refreshing.

Overall a good drinking lager. OMB has impressed me thus far and ill look out for more from them.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2013 01:38:24 | More by Axnjxn
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hockeypuck

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-20-2013 20:50:07 | More by hockeypuck
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-24-2013 02:22:42 | More by FUwolfpacker
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jadler16

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-02-2014 15:13:03 | More by jadler16
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ElCamino13


3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-22-2012 04:30:30 | More by ElCamino13
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-07-2012 02:30:10 | More by Falcone
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inspektor

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-09-2013 19:51:11 | More by inspektor
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-20-2012 02:45:30 | More by buckyp
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rabiddawg

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-07-2013 22:38:47 | More by rabiddawg
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davemathews68

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-31-2013 23:57:21 | More by davemathews68
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oberon

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a standard pint glass a nice clear rich copper color with a half finger white head that left a fair amount of lacing as it settled.Mild aromas with some lightly toasted bread dough a hint of caramel malts,not much hop presence to be found.Light and crisp on the palate with a little sweet dough-like flavors,the hops are restrained giving off some leafy/spicy notes in the finish.No frills here and not alot of hops but it goes down easy,more malt tilted.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 16:48:10 | More by oberon
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Daktah

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-27-2013 19:54:17 | More by Daktah
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swh1972

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

05-31-2012 23:37:34 | More by swh1972
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jeffkissel

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

09-13-2013 18:27:59 | More by jeffkissel
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Rein Pale Ale from The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
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