Grateful Pale Ale | Starr Hill Brewery

BA SCORE
83
good
426 Ratings
Grateful Pale AleGrateful Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery
Virginia, United States
starrhill.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
A strong citrusy, resinous aroma from the hops leads into a light body with subtle malt flavor.

Added by TheBigBoy on 04-10-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
426
Reviews:
63
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
11.81%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
117
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 426 |  Reviews: 63
Photo of pjones36
3.32/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of quang_dam
3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SliceofKimbo
4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I recently rediscovered this beer, as it is readily available in Northern Virginia, but I had not sampled it for a few years. I don't know if I didn't give it a sufficient evaluation previously, if the recipe has been tweaked, or maybe my palate has shifted. Regardless, Grateful Pale Ale has become one of my go to selections. It has a really bright nose and despite its very sessionable ABV level, the taste holds up and isn't thin like a few of its IPA cousins offered by other breweries. Very easy drinking, very balanced and overall one that deserves recognition and recommendation.

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Photo of Tim-reed
4.29/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

great pale ale here., start with a nice golden to amber color , hoppy aroma with citrus , wonderful blend of citrus with a bite of hopp afterbite that leaves you satsified and refreshed . smooth and yet dry finish . over all nice brew

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Photo of VAbrookiechaser
3.44/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RobertColianni
3.92/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hophugger
3.77/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear golden color with average head and really nice, clingy lacing. Aroma is hoppy and some citrus, very refreshing. Taste is pine hops, resin, grapefruit, bread malt. Feels great on the palate and a nice sessionable ale. Love the hops !!

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Photo of JNForsyth
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of hozersr
3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BillCheck
3.88/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of JandJMD
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Iamjeff6
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of CalbeDacks
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Rarrar
3.8/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of FoodFan101
4.8/5  rDev +31.9%

Photo of EuphonicHops
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of lillitnn92
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of CvilleJNC
4.08/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of reagbr8
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of blinky1717
3.24/5  rDev -11%

Photo of rjs246
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of ryho
2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

Photo of WallstreetB
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of John_Boat_J
4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

Grateful Pale Ale from Starr Hill Brewery
3.64 out of 5 based on 426 ratings.
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