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TPA - South Austin Brewing Co.

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TPATPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

25 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 25
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
South Austin Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Uanof on 05-22-2014)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Chilled 16 oz can into a 12 oz stemless tulip. No visible canning date.

Look- Clear medium amber, darker than anticipated. Three solid fingers of off-white froth, good retention. Well developed spiderweb lacing.

Smell- Toasty, light honey, lemon. Mild but pleasant.

Taste- Cracker, lemon and pine, white tea bittering on the back end that grows as I sip. Just a little something tart that suggests a saison-ish yeast strain, maybe fermented cool? Don't know, but the lemon rind stands out and there's just a little snap to it. Very nice.

Mouthfeel- Medium for the style, smooth, soft carbonation. Dry finish, feels like hard water, but just on the level that invites another drink.

Overall- A mild, dry, and clean-hopped APA. Aggressive bittering builds as you drink but it's clean and not a ton of fruity or skunky flavor. Really fits what I'd say a Texas Pale Ale should be. Very nice, and I'm glad to see a more reasonably-priced beer from South Austin brewing as well. at $12 for a six pack of 16 oz cans, this is priced on par with Shiner at $8 for six and it's pretty darn good. Their packaging gimmick (a guitar pick under one of the snap-off can rings in the holder) is... gimmicky, but hey, I kind of like it, and it seems like they're really going for the whole Austin music thing, which works. It's not a big beer, but it more than hits the spot. I'll be getting this one again.

Lawl3ss, May 26, 2014
TPA from South Austin Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.