Appalachian Trail Extra Pale Ale | Nantahala Brewing Company

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36 Ratings
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Appalachian Trail Extra Pale AleAppalachian Trail Extra Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Nantahala Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
nantahalabrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Onenote81 on 04-08-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
36
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
9.3%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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Photo of JeffKowalek
3/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of LWagoner
3.17/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SDRedDevil
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of deadonhisfeet
3.69/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a New Belgium snifter. Hazy and pale gold in color. One finger of rocky white head. Nose is a little dank with notes of lemon, cedar, and pine (Cascade hops?).

Medium body with a firm feel. Toast, lemon peel, and pine. Dry throughout. Nice lingering finish of lemon and pine. A lot of flavor for a pale ale. Not my favorite style, but this one is quite good.

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Photo of Jcorn
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jonbw
3.74/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CharlesK
3.44/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dave1999
3.94/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy pale straw colour with a bright white head.

The smell is citrus, oranges, lemon, some malt.

The taste is also citrus flavours, mildly bitter with a balanced amount of malt.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

A nicely balanced citrus flavoured pale ale.

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Photo of buckyp
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheSchwartz
4.16/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Growler Grlz in Durham

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Photo of SierraStonePoint
3.9/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tmm313
4.17/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of baklo
4.16/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Immortale25
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Dogfish traditional oversized snifter. Label says 042116.

A- Pours a medium amber color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a half sheet of surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves small clots behind.

S- Good citrusy hop fume that also displays some dank pine.

T- Well-executed delivery of hop flavor, bitterness and malt. Juicy and zesty with a slight malt sweetness to round things out. Very easy to drink.

M- Sharp from the hops with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the lighter side.

O- A great hop-forward pale ale. Can't ask for much more in terms of balance and drinkability.

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Photo of HopsForBrains
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of m0rt3n
4.57/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chinchill
3.36/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the brewpub in NC.
Golden amber body has excellent clarity and is topped by a durable head that leaves a fairly full coat of foam on the glass.
Hop dominant smell and, to a lesser extent, flavor. Mild-moderate bitterness. Hop dominated but some bready malt show through.

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Photo of HattedClassic
4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice and crisp feel. Good light pine taste with a slight pale malt sweetness in the smell and taste. Highly recommend.

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Photo of Goatdavemac
4.21/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Falcone
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of WheatieBird
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of jaydoc
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of ali1987
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of kylehay2004
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of smithj4
4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Appalachian Trail Extra Pale Ale from Nantahala Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 36 ratings.
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