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The Great Outdoors - Three Brothers Brewing

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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Brothers Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Camjmorton on 06-07-2013

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Ratings: 89 | Reviews: 14
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours nearly clear, and golden orange in color with a 2 finger white head that recedes quickly, leaving some nice thick, sticky lacing. Carbonation is evident.

Lemony in aroma with a bit of over ripe citrus, grassy hops and a bit of sweet malt.

Dry at first with moderately bitter hops. Citrus peel and tart lemon. A little sweet malt asserts itself after the swallow before the bitter tart finish.

Moderate in body with a quick bite of carbonation and slightly drying.

Bitterness is the major hop contribution here It could have had a stronger aromatic hop presence, yet, the beer has decent balance, and is easy drinking. Too high in ABV to be truly sessionable, but I could see myself enjoying this at a summer gathering in the great outdorrs.

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12oz bottle poured into pint glass, bottled 7/21/14

A- pours a hazy pale yellow color with a small fizzy white head that dissipates quickly, leaving just a small film on top, no lacing

S- fruity hop aroma with notes of apple & pear, doughy malt, with a hint of off-outing plastic

T- the plastic-like aroma converts to the taste, very similar to what I picked up in their Hoptimization. Beyond that, traces of fruity and floral hop kick in before big doughy malt flavor take over with some grainy notes eventually leading to a dry malty finish

M- medium body with medium prickly carbonation leads to a lively foamy mouthfeel and a dry crisp finish

O- the flavors just didn't mesh with this one and were somewhat off-puting

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Yellow-gold with 2 fingers of billowy head. Good clarity with moderate carbonation.

Pear, apple, and honey.

Honey, pear, and apple. Not too much beyond that...

Medium-light bodied and smooth with a light bitterness.

Doesn't really have the American Pale Ale vibe.

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The Great Outdoors from Three Brothers Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.