1. Don't miss our 7th annual American Craft Beer Fest featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers this May 30 & 31 in Boston, MA! Buy your tickets now!
  2. BeerAdvocate on your phone?! True story. Try the beta now.

Highland St. Terese's Pale Ale - Highland Brewing

Highland St. Terese's Pale AleHighland St. Terese's Pale Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
82
good

401 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 401
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 11.81%


Brewed by:
Highland Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tigerpaws on 07-18-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Reviewers
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 401 | Reviews: 231 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by mattsdenney:
Photo of mattsdenney
mattsdenney

Tennessee

3.08/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Purchased as part of a 12-pack sampler in Sevierville, TN. Poured from 12 ounce bottle (no best by date) into a Spieglau IPA glass.

This pale ale produces a nice thick sticky head (which is partially due to the glass). The color is bright gold, light looking consistency, transparent.

The smell is light. Some floral hops, distant fruity essence, some sweetness. The taste is crisp and clean and much like the smell, very mild. I would in no way agree with the bottle's description that this beer has an "assertive hop flavor". I would say this is more of a lightly hopped golden ale. The beer's malty flavors stand-out above any hops but there is some balance. Some lingering earthy, straw-like flavors but mostly a non-existent aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is very thin and somewhat watery. Lightly carbonated and slightly dry. Overall the beer is ok. It really depends on what you expect from it. If you're looking for a typical pale ale you will likely be let down. If you want a refreshing, lightly flavored summery beer with decent malt/hop balance this one might do the trick.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2013 23:37:44 | More by mattsdenney
More User Reviews:
Photo of MichaelProcton
MichaelProcton

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

04-16-2014 22:58:00 | More by MichaelProcton
Photo of Immortale25
Immortale25

North Carolina

3.76/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a New Belgium goblet. Base of bottle says Filled 02/11/14

A- Pours a medium amber color with a 1/4 inch off-white head that retains decently before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of surface foam. Resilient lacing leaves a thick sheet behind.

S- Sweet-smelling cereal grain malt with grassy mild hops in the back.

T- Bready, semi-sweet malt with minimal hop bitterness to balance. Slightly sweet, very drinkable.

M- Standard pale ale feel with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the lighter side.

O- All of Highland's beers are very safe. Drinkable, more or less flavorful depending on which one you pick, non-offensive. For what they are, they're not bad but nothing really stands out about any of them. Whatever. As far as variety 12-packs go, the one I just finished ain't bad.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2014 03:08:33 | More by Immortale25
Photo of Pillowburn
Pillowburn

Michigan

5/5  rDev +37.4%

04-01-2014 02:47:30 | More by Pillowburn
Photo of williahd
williahd

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-23-2014 01:44:28 | More by williahd
Photo of TheSSG
TheSSG

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice, white head. Slight, hoppy aroma. A nice, citrus hoppiness with a medium bitterness and biscuit coming through in the end. A great citrus finish with a touch of malt in the background.

This is really, really nice. It's VERY well balanced.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2014 03:26:04 | More by TheSSG
Photo of JackMcAwesome
JackMcAwesome

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

02-23-2014 13:32:19 | More by JackMcAwesome
Photo of AngusOg
AngusOg

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

02-21-2014 18:34:58 | More by AngusOg
Photo of Josbor11
Josbor11

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

02-13-2014 20:48:55 | More by Josbor11
Photo of humuloner22
humuloner22

North Carolina

4.3/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I have had this beer a number of times, both bottled and in draft form. Maybe I am a philistine when it comes to beer. I know a lot of people think this one is just ho hum, but to be honest it is one of my all time favorite ales. It smells great, it has a wonderful fruitiness to the aroma, but also has a good amount of that hop/piney resinous smell that should be found in an ale. It has a beautiful color, a hazy ocher with the slightest hit of red. The taste is also very well balanced, you get some of the same notes in the nose you get in the taste, it is also a very smooth beer and one I can (and have) drank a number of in a night out, without getting too carried away with things. Overall, I think this is my favorite in the Highland lineup, but I haven't had them all (yet). Nevertheless, I find myself picking up a six pack of this whenever I see it. I do truly enjoy it.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2014 06:01:06 | More by humuloner22
Photo of Trappist77
Trappist77

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +9.9%

02-09-2014 03:53:49 | More by Trappist77
Photo of 100200300
100200300

Georgia

3/5  rDev -17.6%

02-01-2014 02:42:36 | More by 100200300
Photo of Chris77McGrath
Chris77McGrath

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-30-2014 14:42:37 | More by Chris77McGrath
Photo of benloho
benloho

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-27-2014 17:55:38 | More by benloho
Photo of skelton00
skelton00

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-26-2014 05:44:25 | More by skelton00
Photo of SC_Beer_Drinker
SC_Beer_Drinker

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

01-25-2014 14:56:38 | More by SC_Beer_Drinker
Photo of jwill303
jwill303

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-21-2014 18:45:59 | More by jwill303
Photo of rxthree
rxthree

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +9.9%

01-19-2014 02:06:23 | More by rxthree
Photo of Big_Jeckt
Big_Jeckt

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

01-18-2014 17:47:04 | More by Big_Jeckt
Photo of patpbr
patpbr

Ohio

3.64/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours golden with a small head
S - Malty with faint hops
T - Citrus, carmel malts, sweet hints of toffee and a little bitterness.
M - Medium to light body. Its certainly easy to drink.
O - Not one I would seek out, but will be fine with drinking the ones I have.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2014 22:05:34 | More by patpbr
Photo of CBodamer
CBodamer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-06-2014 20:53:49 | More by CBodamer
Photo of tygry
tygry

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.9%

01-05-2014 21:02:07 | More by tygry
Photo of brauseboof
brauseboof

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.9%

12-31-2013 23:27:49 | More by brauseboof
Photo of CaverDave
CaverDave

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-30-2013 18:31:52 | More by CaverDave
Photo of RaggaD
RaggaD

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

12-30-2013 16:03:31 | More by RaggaD
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Highland St. Terese's Pale Ale from Highland Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 401 ratings.