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Knotty Pine - Lumberyard Brewing Company

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Reviews: 8
Hads: 59
Avg: 3.82
pDev: 28.8%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lumberyard Brewing Company visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Camjmorton on 01-31-2014

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Reviews: 8 | Hads: 59
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Poured a wonderful clear amber body with a one finger fluffy white head that slowly receded to a thick cap of white foam leaving abundant lacing down the glass. A very nice looking pale ale. Scents of pine resin, grapefruit peel, an undertone of tropical fruit and orange flesh and bready malt. Overall impression of aroma is of a bright, clean, hoppy pale ale. Very nice. Flavor begins with medium-low bitterness, with notes of pine resin, orange zest, tropical fruit, grapefruit peel and pith and a balancing pale malt sweetness in the background. This moves into a middle with medium bitterness with notes of grapefruit peel, pine resin and a bit of balancing malt. Finish is medium-dry with notes of pine resin, grapefruit peel and a bit of grainy malt. Aftertaste is pine resin, grapefruit peel and grainy malt. Overall impression of flavor is of a nicely bitter, hop-forward pale ale that is crisp and assertive, with a wonderful combination of different flavors. Mouthfeel is medium-light bodied with medium-light carbonation and a somewhat creamy feel. Overall impression of mouthfeel is of a smooth session ale. Overall this is an excellent pale ale. It is hop-forward, flavorful, balanced and smooth with a wonderful aroma. One of the better pale ales out of Arizona.

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4.32/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

White to slightly off white head of considerable size pretty much just sits above a clear golden-copper colored beer.

Nice hops aroma of light pine accented with some citrus aspects.

Pine from the hops seems to be the most prevalent thing in the taste of this slightly bitter pale ale.

There is a dryness to the slightly piney hops aftertaste of this medium bodied beer.

A well done pale ale with a nice amount of piney hops coming through but not to the point of being overbearing or overwhelming. I recommend giving this one a try.

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4.07/5  rDev +6.5%
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Hopped up pale ale that, in some ways, sort of makes me think of a blue collar Hoppy Birthday, save for a body that is perhaps a bit too buzzy with the carb and slightly heightened bitterness. Good stuff tho.

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Full notes taken to my phone while reviewing this at Pinon Flats Campground, Great Sand Dunes National Park, CO.

A- Slightly hazy deep golden body poured from the can to a chalice. A white crown rises atop the beer to just over one finger with a creamy consistency. Webs and drizzle lace deposits on the glass.

S- The nose is mostly hops but not entirely dominated by them or pungent. The main notes I get are citrus zest, pine and slight fruit hints. Pale cracked grains and yeast peek through just a bit.

T- Hops once again the main player but more balance comes through here. Hops provide grapefruit and citrus zest, dried apricot, pine, floral and herbal notes in rough order of strength. The backdrop consists of pale Crystal malt, light caramel sweet, cereal grain, yeast bread and fruit ester hints.

MF- The body is towards the light side but support is found in a crisp consistency between foamy and frothy. Fairly bitter in the after taste.

Hops in the front but not by too much as the yeast and malts start to show through after a few sips. More citrus than pine for me but refreshing and tasty nonetheless.

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Knotty Pine from Lumberyard Brewing Company
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