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Table Rock Pale Ale - Olde Hickory Brewery

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Table Rock Pale AleTable Rock Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

76 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 76
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, 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: oberon on 12-01-2009)
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Reviews by DaveAnderson:
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DaveAnderson

Minnesota

3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Received in a massive trade with unionturf, and is my first of many NC beer reviews to come.

A - Pours a slightly cloudy nectarine color from the wonderful Olde Hickory bottle. Head retains a little color, and is moderate, with small bubbles and typical lacing, which does not last.

S - Pretty typical pale ale. Not too herbal, plenty of malt. I can even notice the yeast, which is often lost behind hops.

T - Slightly more bitter than expected, but solid, nonetheless. There's a fleeting breadiness that I want just a little more of.

M - Just about right for this style.

D: I wish the hop bitterness were slightly muted in this beer. It was bitter like an IPA, but without the floral notes or malt body to fully balance it. On the other hand, I finished the bomber on my own...

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2011 06:10:50 | More by DaveAnderson
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loverofthecraft

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-05-2014 06:09:10 | More by loverofthecraft
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -21.1%

06-28-2014 21:22:41 | More by OldhouseRecs
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patre_tim

China

3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Copper, slight haze, tons of carbonation in fine bubbles, 2 fingers of yellow tinted sea foamy head.

S: Sweet, light citrus, tea, light evergreen.

T: Light citrus, light orange, malt, red tea like dryness, light lactic milk quality. Like I’m having an iced milk tea, with orange pekoe.

M: Light medium body, medium low carbonation, dry tannic finish.

O: Great beer, bought in Asheville, drank in Canton , NC June 20, 2014. Different than any other APA I've had.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 01:46:21 | More by patre_tim
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Brandon_Carver

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-10-2014 19:42:36 | More by Brandon_Carver
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Mojo

Alabama

4.14/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 ounce bomber into tulip glass

A - pours up a deep clear amber with a frothy one finger white head, minimal retention and decent lacing.

S - pine, bread, earthy notes

T - sweet caramel malts well balanced and a piney bitter finish with a twist of sour lemon zest.

M - well carbonated with a bit of a linger piney aftertaste

O - this one is excellent. Don't pass it by if it comes your way.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2014 03:14:00 | More by Mojo
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cwguy5

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-03-2014 18:33:29 | More by cwguy5
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walkinginplace

North Carolina

3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Light amber coloring. Substantial frothy head.

S: Very hoppy aroma with a distinct citrus kick to it.

T: Again, very bitter and hoppy but has a bit of a caramel (particularly at the beginning) and biscuity taste to it as well. The tartness really lingers in the aftertaste.

F: Fairly light-bodied with loads of hops and carbonation. Thin but not in a bad way.

Overall: Light and refreshing. A very good pale ale, even if it isn't quite a favorite.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2013 01:50:46 | More by walkinginplace
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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JCam9981

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-24-2013 01:35:48 | More by JCam9981
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DmanGTR

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

09-12-2013 08:34:45 | More by DmanGTR
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

08-23-2013 03:12:23 | More by KevinGordon
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jerefreakinmiah

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-17-2013 23:03:21 | More by jerefreakinmiah
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-15-2013 13:04:32 | More by adam_e
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kristougher

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

08-10-2013 01:02:05 | More by kristougher
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-17-2013 18:34:35 | More by scott2269
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear yellowish amber in color with light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some orange highlights. The beer has a finger and a half tall foamy white head that slowly reduces to a medium thick film covering the majority of the surface of the beer with a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of caramel malts with slightly stronger smells of citrus/grapefruit pith.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of caramel malts with just a touch of sweetness. That is followed by moderate flavors of citrus/grapefruit pith hops and just a hint of something herbal. Light amounts of lingering bitterness.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Crisp with hints of dryness in the finish.

O: Very well balanced between the malts and the hops which make this beer extremely easy to drink. This beer would pair with just about any food and I could easily have a couple of these.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2013 23:17:59 | More by dbrauneis
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Ivegotmule

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-03-2013 20:56:38 | More by Ivegotmule
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-30-2013 18:50:06 | More by Falcone
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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metter98

New York

3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is clear yellowish amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that gradually died down, consistently leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate amounts of caramel malts and citrusy hops are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and also has a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and crisp on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has a really good balance between the malts and the hops. I would have no problem drinking more than one of these in a night.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2013 03:12:05 | More by metter98
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anjah

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-10-2013 20:06:46 | More by anjah
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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-27-2013 02:51:54 | More by buckyp
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Table Rock Pale Ale from Olde Hickory Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 76 ratings.