Deep South Pale Ale (Reb Ale) | Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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Deep South Pale Ale (Reb Ale)Deep South Pale Ale (Reb Ale)

Brewed by:
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Mississippi, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.21%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Deep South Pale Ale is Lazy Magnolia's Pale Ale, a crisp and clean beer with the perfect balance of hops and malt. Its body and clean finish are ideally suited for all seasons, and the brew is moderately hopped for a great aroma and impressive finish. Deep South Pale Ale doesn't fit into any category of Pale Ale, it's a style we made up!

27 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-07-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 205 |  Reviews: 85
Photo of harrymel
2.47/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

thanks to beerindex for this in my the junk BIF

A: Pours a honey gold ale with excellent clarity and lies beneath a two finger, peanut head with good density. This falls over the coarse of a few minutes and leaves a thick sheet of the same. Sheety lacing. Nice.

S: Smells like buttered emesis. Some sweet feel to the mid point, but the most dominant thing to me is the reminiscence to emesis.

T: Medium floral over a malted body. Light malts with a slight metallic and woody flavor at the ends.

M: Medium body, medium to hi carb. Plenty slimy on the finish.

O: Not much different to me than their Indian Summer. Very average. As a pale ale, weak.

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Photo of Kiniey01
2/5  rDev -39.2%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.75/5  rDev +14%

Photo of emmasdad
3.55/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Tolann and her friends for sharing beers a month or so back at her basement party. This one poured a pale golden color with a nice white head. Aromas of sweet malt, straw and citrus. On the palate, this one is light bodied with flavors of sweet malt, straw and citrus.

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Photo of JohnK17
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of jsprain1
3.26/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A- A nice orange color with pretty good clarity. a billowy head though it disappears quickly. looks rather much like a lighter amber i would say.
s- smell is pretty subdued, but not too terribly so. smells present are toffee, bread, a wee bit of hops, maybe some like apple or pear, and then a strage smell, that has an artificial tendency to it. kinda strange.
t- taste has a strange tendency like the smell. it starts with that, has good hop character, finishes with some nice bread tones, but that strange beginning flavor just messes with me.
m- a good bit too thin. it doesn't really hold its own. i know its a pale wheat ale, but still...
d- all in all not a terrible beer, but there is just something off about the beer that doesn't do it.
not the best pale wheat ale or best of lazy magnolia but not a terrible beer. thumbs in the middle.

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Photo of Thedrizzle
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of drbenderdo
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of lackenhauser
2.98/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Somewhat fuzzy golden color with a head that goes on and on which leads me right to infection out of the starting gate. Not a bad looking beer per se but takes 3 pours to get 12 ounces into a pint glass. Somewhat sulfury and earthy aroma. Mildly astringent. Big hop biterness upfront-somewhat crisp. Faint citrus/lemon like flavor. Hop bite tends to dominate overall. Thin body wise-almost watery. Would seem even more so if it wasnt for the hops. Very, very average overall. Read the label closer-I thought it said RED ale-once I poured the beer I realized what was up. Pass for me.

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Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of elkinbrown
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of sparx1100
2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of Kahlerbock
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Hopmodium
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of AlCaponeJunior
2.13/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Orange/tan and clear, lots of bubbles, started with a big fizzy head but quickly dissipated to nothing, leaving no lace.

Smell isn't so impressive. A bit of cardboard accents wheat and grains with a little hoppiness.

Taste also isn't that impressive. Not as balanced as it should be, kinda dry hop/grain/malt/cardboard again, slightly soapy tasting.

Body is medium to light, and carbonation is high, drinks ok.

I think this one needs a little work. However, I'll certainly give it another chance if they tweak the recipe, or try others beers from this brewery. But do work on this one a bit, please.

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Photo of valkyre65
3/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of LJWalker
2.5/5  rDev -24%

Photo of mpalestino
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of alleykatking
3.26/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from 12oz bottle. Many thanks to betsona for this bottle.

A- Pours a amber color..duh! One and a half finger semi-white head shows medium retention. Nice specks of lace all over the sides of the glass.

S- I get a stronger wheat base out of this with hints of citrus hops and some bitter ones thrown in there as well. There is a certain offness to this that I can't quite pick up corn or something else. Light almost nutty malts in the ending of the aroma.

T- Light roasted malts in the front of the beer show off a light nutty flavor to them. The middle of the beer shows more of a wheat underbody which I could get into a little more than the front end. Ending goes back to a bigger malt with there being some stale bitter hops in the ending. Alcohol is not really there until it warms up which then becomes a little medicinal.

M- Medium mouthfeel. Carbonation is a little light for the style. Roasted malts and hints of nut and whear are left on the palate. Aftertaste is stale alcohol, nutty malts, and hints of bitter hops. Flavors were a little underwhelming at times and not fully balanced. No off flavors were present. Light alcohol drying on the palate.

O- This was a interesting beer. Don't know what I fully think of it. Will the South rise again? Maybe....but not anytime soon in my glass. Well unless I get another bottle of it.

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Photo of bmwats
3.8/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint.

A: Dark golden hue. Pours a slight, foamy, white head. Settles quickly, leaving a sporadic blanket of foam. Substantial beer ring lacing.

S: Italian bread with a little basil, pine nuts, and pecan shells.

T: Pine, wood, and pecan shells.

M: Light, crisp, and hoppy; but hearty and full.

D: Sip and enjoy or pound relentlessly.

Atmosphere is good. Nice appearance including solid foamy head, and some solid lacing. Nose is hoppy, and spicy bread. Hoppy, woody, and full flavored. Overall, this is a really good quaff.

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Photo of q33jeff
2.27/5  rDev -31%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Fruit and grain aromas.
LOOK: Light Amber color
TASTE: tart bitter taste all the way through

Not unpleasant, but nothing special either.

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Photo of bonkers
3.6/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to piginapen for this one. Pale yellow with a massive white head. The aroma has a pleasant citrus aroma, more of a pale ale aroma than a wheat aroma. The beer is light and hoppy. The flavor is floral with citrus. It finishes crisp. It is medium bodied and goes down smooth. A nice hybrid beer. I think Lazy Magnolia really nailed this one.

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Photo of jmarsh123
3.58/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear light straw yellow with very little head and lots of bubbles.

Not much hop aroma. Maybe a little spice. Mostly some sweet pilsner and wheat malts.

A crisp up front taste. A bit of a cracker malt and finishes slightly spicy with a hint of twang presumably from the wheat.

Crisp, but not watery and high carb level.

Quite pleasantly surprised after the unimpressive pour and aroma. Nothing special here, but something with a similar profile to a light lager, only a bit fuller bodied with more flavor. Would definitely see this as a good tailgating beer if more regularly available.

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Photo of bbadger
2.5/5  rDev -24%

Deep South Pale Ale (Reb Ale) from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
3.29 out of 5 based on 205 ratings.
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