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Highland Little Hump Spring Ale - Highland Brewing

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Ratings: 237
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 6
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
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North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: thagr81us on 02-11-2011

This American Pale Ale is meticulously handcrafted for full floral hop aroma and flavor. Brewed with grains from America's heartland - Simcoe for bittering, Amarillo and Cascade (both dry hopped) for aromatics - this beer finishes crisp and clean. Have a few and your freshly mowed lawn will still have arrow-straight lines.

32 IBU
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2.84/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I picked up this Spring ale during the summer and I feel it's a bit too far out of the bottling date. Appearance is a clear yellowish gold. The nose is bleu cheese and pine. The taste is lemon, pepper, and grass. Finishes clean with a little too much tart linger. I love Highlands and I would love to try this on tap during spring in Asheville.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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1.75/5  rDev -52.7%

Photo of MikeWard
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle picked up in Knoxville.

Decent appearance, golden yellow, slight haze, good white head

Wasn't getting much on the nose, some hops, a little sweetness

Now the taste was more than expected, nice hoppy bite, that light sweet taste, oddly not fruity though.

Mouth was perhaps a tad over medium.

All in all, a fairly enjoyable IPA. I find I enjoy most of Highland's offerings when down south, apart from St. Theresa's.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of RyanPoff
4.49/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Clear orangish with about a finger of offwhite head. Very good lacing.

S: Piney hops and forest. Light notes of citrus. Perfect pale ale smell.

T: Strong leading hop bite and some citrus twang. Complex and layered.

M: Peppy and carbonated. Not too fizzy or too flat.

Overall an excellent pale ale.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Highland Little Hump Spring Ale from Highland Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 237 ratings.