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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

77 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.61%
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 thagr81us:
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thagr81us

South Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served from bottle into an Olde Hickory goblet. Poured a hazy red-orange with a one finger white head that subsided to a minimal amount quickly. Maintained phenomenal lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, caramel, caramel hop, earth, and earth hop. The flavor was of sweet malt, earth, earth hop, grain, caramel hop and subtle fruit hop. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was a fairly decent brew. I found this one to be quite earthy upon inspection and OT definitely carried on throughout the glass. I do like the subtle kiss of fruit hop on the followthrough of this one as it did help to balance it out slightly, but it was definitely a case of too little too late. Still not bad for the style, just wish it would have gotten away from the earthy tones a little more.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2013 23:16:32 | More by thagr81us
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-13-2014 19:11:36 | More by Clarkbb
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3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
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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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.14/5  rDev +9.2%
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

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.5%

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

3.56/5  rDev -6.1%
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

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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09-12-2013 08:34:45 | More by DmanGTR
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3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
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

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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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.
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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.

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Table Rock Pale Ale from Olde Hickory Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.