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JP Ale | South Street Brewery

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3.72/5
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42 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
South Street Brewery
Virginia, United States
southstreetbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,429
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
42
pDev:
13.17%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 42 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of seanchai
3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brocktune
3.1/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of stortore
3.52/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cjgator3
2.85/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

On-tap at the brewery, not a huge fan thought it was pretty bland.

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Photo of Gatordaddy
3.48/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cbradio
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of McBraniel
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of beerrat
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of williahd
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of PaulsBrew
2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

Photo of jaymo18
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of lillitnn92
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of atrocity
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of JMUbrewz
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of dankjohn
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of sholland119
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of bmjivi221
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of billab914
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler picked up form the brewery over the weekend. It poured bright amber in color with a thin, sticky white head clinging to the sides of the glass. Nice color to it.

The aroma shows a nice hoppiness to it. I get some bright citrus, grapefruit and pine along with a little pale malts peeking through. Pretty nice aroma.

The taste has a resiny hoppiness to it with some notes of grapefruit and pine coming out. In the finish a little more of the sweeter, bready malt comes out.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with carbonation being moderate. Overall it was a pretty good beer and my favorite that I tried at South Street. It was a nicely flavored and easy drinking beer overall.

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of CuriousMonk
3.3/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery poured into a pint glass. Pours a clear pale amber body with a medium foamy off-white head along with decent lacing that lasts throughout. Sweet light caramel and earthy hop aroma. Sweet light caramel and a light floral and earthy flavor with a bitter kick in the finish. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Overall a decent pale ale in the country.

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Photo of TAMU99
3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

JP Ale - draft - A: Pours a reddish- amber, head is pale tan and leaves a medium lace. S: hoppy, not over powering , slight alcohol T:pretty dry, solid ale flavor, dry hopped cascade no obvious malt but the hops aren't overpowering so it must be there (perhaps some bread or baked flavor) There's a nice bite at the end
M: very smooth, goes down easy, great session beer!  D: I should probably go back and get a growled of this delicious beer !

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3.77/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer with the same name as my best friend from law school the night of the bar exam--certainly hard to forget. On tap in late July 2009. Reviewed from notes.

Pours a moderate amber color with a nice off white head and some rings of lacing on the way down. The nose brings some fairly-strong citrus notes with a bit of pale malt in the background. The taste is slightly bitter with some nice hop flavors and a bit of malt. Good body and carbonation with a nice level of bitterness. Drinks quite well overall and was part of a nice intro to this brewery.

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Photo of ncaudle
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap poured into a pint glass at the brew-pub.

I tried ordering the cask version but this particular one emptied a few hours previous so I had to settle on regular tap.

nice amber color with a 1" cream head leaving a nice lacing on the glass.

APA is amongst my favorite styles and this is an excellent example. not too bitter yet a lovely hop aroma.

had to grab a growler to take home as they dont bottle.

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Photo of Seanibus
3.92/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tasty. Pours clear golden with a slight, fluffy head. The aroma is all hops - flowery and citrus. The flavor is clean and strongly hoppy - a clean, crisp Cascade-like taste. The mouthfeel is clean and a bit carbonated. My favorite of the South Street lineup.

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JP Ale from South Street Brewery
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 42 ratings
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