Greenville Pale Ale | Twin Lakes Brewing Co.

Greenville Pale AleGreenville Pale Ale
BA SCORE
46.8%
Liked This Beer
3.67 w/ 171 ratings
Greenville Pale AleGreenville Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Twin Lakes Brewing Co.
Delaware, United States
twinlakesbrewingcompany.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Greenville Pale Ale is a traditional, American-style Pale Ale that is rooted in the Pacific Northwest brewing tradition. We use whole flower Cascade hops and American two-row barley malt to produce a light amber ale that is medium bodied with a significant floral-citrus hop essence and aroma that makes it extremely drinkable and refreshing. One of our brewers said “You should name a beer after the town it’s brewed in.” So we did. This is our signature brew. Greenville Pale Ale represents both our local roots in Greenville, Delaware and our interest in “green” technology for the future.

52 IBU

Added by DarkerTheBetter on 08-27-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,547
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
171
Liked:
80
Avg:
3.67/5
pDev:
11.99%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
20
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 171 |  Reviews: 48
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of cozmohollis
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Cloudy and pale golden/orange color with a white head.

S: Sweet, floral , grainy & tropical scent.

T: Sweet malt with a light tropical/orange and fresh bitterness at the end.

Mf: Light body with medium carbonation. Drinkable with a dry finish.

O: A good balanced apa. I like its clean taste. Good any time but definitely shines on a hot day.

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of CHickman
4.03/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review notes from 12/17/2012, on tap at Harvest in Glen Mills, PA: pours clear orange amber color with a very creamy 1 finger light tan head that faded very slowly, leaving outstanding lacing coating the sides and rings as it went down. A fine looking beer.

First whiff indicates that it's an English IPA, as it's just as malty as it is hoppy in the nose; smells of sweet malt, grains, caramel, light grapefruit or orange peel, citrus hops, piney notes and herbs. It's pretty basic, but pretty nice and balanced.

Tastes like it smells, with sweet malt, toasted grains, caramel, biscuit, toffee, brown sugar, light grapefruit, orange peel, citrus hops, piney hops, grassy notes and herbs. Spot on for an English IPA, it was very easy to drink and rather tasty.

Mouthfeel is very smooth, with very light carbonation, a medium body and a slightly bitter grainy finish. Almost session worthy if I was in the mood for a pale ale or English IPA. This was listed wrong as an IPA, and since it is a pale ale it gets better marks overall from me.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Rich Wagner, a Pennsylvania breweries historian, for the beer. He told me this can was picked right off the production line during a tour.

Poured into and enjoyed from a DFH Pint Glass

A - Beer pours a hazy, semi-translucent, orange color. A one finger, foamy head on the initial pour. The head slowly fades to a thin skim. Good amount of tiny carbonation bubbles rising from the bottom. Broken curtains of lacing left after drinking.

S - A malty, sweet aroma. Hints of citrus.

T - A really good ale. A mixture of sweet, bready malts, hops and a touch of pine and citrus (grapefruit). Not overly bitter. A very smooth, easy drinking beer. The ABV is not noticeable.

M - A medium consistency. Medium carbonation. A tangy aftertaste.

O - I enjoyed this beer quite a bit. It's a well crafted brew that you could easily enjoy several of throughout an evening of drinking. This is my first beeer from Twin Lakes and I was impressed. Along with Dogfish Head, 16 Mile and Evolution, Twin Lakes is another reason to try the beers being brewed in Delaware.

Cheers!

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark orange in color with yellow hues on the sides of the glass and a heavy haze. Poured with a tall off white foam that slowly reduced to a wispy cap. Orange and lemon zest aromas with floral hops and toasted grain aromas beneath. Medium bodied with a buttery smooth feel and rich, refreshing carbonation. Lightly toasted malt flavor up front that slowly allows tangy, citrus and light floral hop bitterness to roll in from the edges. Finishes crisply with a light lingering citrus and pine hop aftertaste.

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3.41/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ba Review #189
Served On: 07/22/2012
Glassware: Pint Glass
Labeled ABV: -
Date/ Code: -

Found this at Dewey Beach Liquors while visiting Coastal Delaware.

Look: The color was a fairly clear copper. Head was a frothy white foam at about 1-finger. Lacing was transparent but present.

Smell: Crisp and light herbal aroma. Very clean nose with some sweet malts and grassy hops.

Taste: Sweet malts started things off with some faint grassy pine in the middle. The finish was rather dry and had hints of wet grass and lingering hops.

This Pale Ale was very basic with high drinkability. A high level of quality was noticeable in the brew. I wouldn't put this one above SN Pale Ale, but it certainly is a close second.

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4.17/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at On the Rocks in Lewes Beach, Del.

A: A reddish, copper amber color with a two-finger head of frothy, off-white foam. Carbonation was ample and lacing minimum.

S: Herbal, fruity hop aroma with a slightly hearth-baked bready sweetness in the nose.

T: A rich, balanced flavor with sweet, caramel and roasted malts up front before quickly switching over to a more bitter, herbal and spicy hop palate. A bit hopped out for an APA, but I'm not complaining. The sturdy malt backbone supported the citrusy, slightly resinous hop finish quite nicely.

M: Medium bodied APA with a nice hop bite and mellow, balanced finish.

O: A pretty good local APA from Twin Lakes that tasted nice and fresh at this local beach front watering hole. The taps were dominated by 16 Mile, another local favorite, but nothing that could match the hop-forward, sessionable Greenville APA. I'd pick it up again to pair with some Old Bay fries or softshell crab sandwich.

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Greenville Pale Ale from Twin Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 46.8% out of 100 with 171 ratings
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