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Belgian Ale | Southern Appalachian Brewery

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Brewed by:
Southern Appalachian Brewery
North Carolina, United States

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by mikesgroove on 09-23-2010

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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by JohnnyMc:
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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Photo of chinchill
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at 2013 Brewgrass Festival.
Clear; dark amber in color with a durable off-white head.
Medium body; soft carbonation.
Belgian yeast, slightly funky, gives this beer a big boost in complexity.
Exceptional Belgian twist on an amber ale.

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Photo of mikesgroove
3.6/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Another new one from Appalachian that I decided to dive right into pour. Nice mild amber pour with only a thin film that crossed the top and was fleeting at best. A bit of a cloudiness and haze to it but nothing that was too terribly out of place here.

Aroma starts off with some fruit notes. Apples, pears, a touch of plum which evolves into a nice grassy and yeast like smell that cleans up rather well. Nice body, though a bit thin, but not terrible by any means leads into a nice flavor of crisp and clean grassy notes and touches of light pears. Warming brings a touch of spice and a light dry finish that is capped by a smooth and clean fruit flavor.

Overall this was really a decent offering, though paled in comparison to some of the others I had today. Still I do not think I would pass on it if offered.

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Photo of SCanthony
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of RochefortChris
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Belgian Ale from Southern Appalachian Brewery
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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