Pilot Mountain Pale Ale | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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Pilot Mountain Pale AlePilot Mountain Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
North Carolina, United States
foothillsbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-21-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
178
Reviews:
53
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
11.05%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 178 |  Reviews: 53
Photo of McClinton
3.71/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Docksidebars
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dragginballs76
3.91/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours clear copper color with thin white head, light spotty lacing.

Aroma - Nice light tropical notes, orange, mango grapefruit. Just a touch of pine peeking through.

Taste - Very similar to the aroma very light orange, pineapple and mango. Little bit of malts as well.

Feel - Very light clean and crisp.

Overall - Surprised very good flavors for a pale ale.

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Photo of Sunshine_Harrison
4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nick_perry
3.98/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hazy orange-red appearance. Surprising amount of hops, with a bit of a bite to it. I was expecting it to be a bit weak and watery but I was pleasantly surprised. Had after hiking in Pilot Mountain State Park.

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Photo of Kegatron
3.78/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sebas
3.76/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MonkeyBread
3.87/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of scottspencer
3.81/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mojo
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OldSmaug
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Davidstan
3.87/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A good solid PA. smell is fantastic fruit and pine combo really delicious aroma. Taste doesnt follow but solid PA notes of pine/ fruit and a thin finish. No complexity in the finsh like SNPA but still an overall solid offering.

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Photo of Boone757
3.8/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sunstealer
3.46/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cantal
3.89/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of quang_dam
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redbarnbikes
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Graetzj
4.06/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ordybill
4.23/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the tap into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear golden brown with a medium sized white head. The aroma is all piney hops. The taste matches the aroma with a bitter finish.

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Photo of Brandon632
3.63/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 13tido
3.81/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexFields
3.13/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of MasterRigger
3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ghowehattrick
3.84/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jason_cs
3.54/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Pilot Mountain Pale Ale from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
3.71 out of 5 based on 178 ratings.
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