Pine Belt Pale Ale | Southern Star Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Star Brewing Company
Texas, United States
southernstarbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A deep copper colored ale with a substantial malt backbone accented with British crystal malts with aggressive hop bitterness and substantial American hop flavor and aroma. The yeast profile is neutral.

45 IBU

Malt: Rahr special pale, Simpsons 30-37, Crisp 45
Hops: Galena, CTZ, Nugget
Yeast: California Ale

Added by BgThang on 04-09-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
673
Reviews:
392
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
11.75%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
93
For Trade:
0
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Photo of coopdog1000
4.04/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pens1967
3.54/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of firkingroovin
4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of donspublic
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from can into a New Belgium tulip. Nice 2 finger tan cream colored head. Sticks around for a while. Hazy copper color that cannot be seen thru. Smells of malt, slight floral and a little pine coming thru. ok they sell this as an aggressive hop bitterness, but not picking that up. This is more of a malt forward beer, and that is fine. Very smooth drinking. I find this very well balanced. I guess my taste buds have changed since I had this last about a year ago. I don't remember caring much for it, but I think I am changing my mind. There is some caramel type sweetness coming thru. Nice beer, this is one that could get you in trouble as it hides it's ABV quite well. Nice mouthfeel, will not thing twice about getting this one again

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Photo of cyrushire
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of puck1225
3.91/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Golden brown color with a pleasant clean slightly floral smell. Thin head with decent lacing. Nice crisp well balanced taste. I will get this beer again.

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Photo of Seabass1964
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lukebell15
3.79/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SC_Beer_Drinker
3/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mortarforker
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jtaylord
3.71/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BdM
3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aknalley
3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wayne17
3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RobertRuiz
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.54/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Baab200
2.68/5  rDev -30%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Smell was off and taste was off as well. Maybe a bad bottle but smelled like yams

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Photo of Domvan
3.07/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mjwellman
3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eddiehop
3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dvmin98
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MikeyLegend
3.82/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from 16 oz can into a pint glass. She pours a beautiful copper with a small amount of head and carbonation. Lacing wraps the glass as the head fades and you sip on it. The smell is surprisingly light. Nothing really caught my attention. Very neutral smell. The taste is of an amazing ale, a bit of hops and pine. This to date is my favorite Southern Star beer. Absolutely delicious.

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Photo of tone77
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a copper color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, some pine. Taste is well balanced. Caramel malts up front, piney hops at the finish, easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a smooth and solid beer.

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Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pine Belt Pale Ale from Southern Star Brewing Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 673 ratings.
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