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Highland Little Hump Spring Ale - Highland Brewing

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213 Ratings
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Ratings: 213
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 14.56%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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North Carolina, United States

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

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
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

(Beer added by: thagr81us on 02-11-2011)
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tgatort

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-21-2013 19:23:14 | More by tgatort
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.1%

06-20-2013 03:01:34 | More by mdillon86
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jadeal

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

06-12-2013 02:33:27 | More by jadeal
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-11-2013 17:26:48 | More by GraduatedCashew
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.79/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Arrives with a clear pale yellow liquid capped by a decent head that leaves some lacing

Smell: Vague but pleasant hints of pine and citrus

Taste: Hop forward, with a floral hint of pine and citrus; the malt base adds a bready, slighly grainy character

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with crisp carbonation

Overall: Refreshing and enjoyable

Serving type: on-tap

06-04-2013 17:16:59 | More by brentk56
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brauseboof

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

06-02-2013 23:38:24 | More by brauseboof
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CM31

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-02-2013 13:32:32 | More by CM31
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CalbeDacks

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

05-30-2013 20:36:00 | More by CalbeDacks
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-30-2013 20:10:45 | More by smithj4
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metter98

New York

3.79/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On-tap at Barley's Taproom, Asheville, NC

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a slight amount of carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of citrus, floral and grassy hops are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of pale malts and and grassy hops, the latter of which contributes a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and has just enough hops to keep things interesting.

Serving type: on-tap

05-30-2013 20:04:41 | More by metter98
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adam_e

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-29-2013 18:14:55 | More by adam_e
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coryscanes

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-28-2013 00:58:48 | More by coryscanes
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ninaturner

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-26-2013 02:46:42 | More by ninaturner
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Arsenal0328

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-23-2013 16:35:07 | More by Arsenal0328
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macrosmatic

Florida

3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Had on-tap at the Cigar City tasting room. Served in a pint glass.

A: Completely clear, medium gold. Just over a finger's worth of white head and a fair amount of lively carbonation.

S: Not a big nose on this. Citrus, pine, and grassy hops over very light cracker malt.

T: Follows the nose in notes. It's fairly balanced, with a finish that's lightly bitter with residual citrus hop flavor.

M: Light body, medium carbonation sensation, no alcohol presence in particular.

O: Solid enough APA. An enjoyable session beer, but nothing I would actively seek out repeatedly.

Serving type: on-tap

05-23-2013 03:33:39 | More by macrosmatic
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Bonster

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

05-23-2013 01:23:43 | More by Bonster
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adamwn

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

05-21-2013 20:16:00 | More by adamwn
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knoxtennessee

Tennessee

4.48/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Barley's in Knoxville. Great clear straw gold color.

That great dry hopped aroma. Citrus and spice, a little grassy.

Has good hop flavor and a great unexpected malt complexity. Biscuits and bread doe.

Good med-light mouth feel.

Nice clean finish with malt and hop balancing very well.

Great pale ale/bitter. More balance and character that. Most APAs.

Serving type: on-tap

05-21-2013 17:35:36 | More by knoxtennessee
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mwar

Kentucky

1.75/5  rDev -52.8%

05-19-2013 14:04:38 | More by mwar
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3/5  rDev -19.1%

05-18-2013 20:22:38 | More by Thedrizzle
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kwesib

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.8%

05-15-2013 20:48:10 | More by kwesib
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KickbacksSteve

Florida

3.89/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Kickbacks in Jax. Poured into a snifter. Fluffy, white head, good retention on a clear, golden body. Soapy lacing. Aroma includes a fresh hop bitterness, including lemon zest, grass, pine, maybe a touch of lime and the slightest aroma of earthy cheese. Taste is actually less bitter than expected. Very palatable, I would think, to the average beer drinker and satisfying to the most discerning palates. Very sessionable and nice.

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2013 03:52:11 | More by KickbacksSteve
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

05-10-2013 21:38:17 | More by nmann08
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ZinFanDave

Georgia

1.5/5  rDev -59.6%

05-04-2013 17:37:24 | More by ZinFanDave
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sdsimkins

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-04-2013 05:14:04 | More by sdsimkins
Highland Little Hump Spring Ale from Highland Brewing
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