Jam Session | NoDa Brewing Company

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470 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
NoDa Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
nodabrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Daktah on 02-28-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
470
Reviews:
50
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
9.59%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
108
For Trade:
5
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2.72/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

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2.96/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Received as an extra in a trade. Poured into my Duvel tulip. Can is roughly one month old.

A - Pours a hazy golden hue with a thin one finger white head that fades to leave thin wisps and a light white halo.

S - Aromas of loads of malts, minimal hops, light tea like notes.

T - Taste is similar to the nose. LOTS of malts, crackery grains, little bit of toasted malts, very very light earthy/tea hops. Light bitter finish.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, a little crisp.

O - Overall this beer was incredibly confusing. For being only a month old this really should not be a malt bomb, but, unfortunately it is.

Serving Type: Can

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3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.06/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to pgh_penguins for the can.

Appearance: Burnt orange. Head is small and off-white with decent retention. Leaves a small cap with sporadic bubbles for the duration. Moderate carbonation on the pour. Some darker golds at the edges when held to direct light.

Smell: Toasted bread. Lightly caramelized malts. Bready. Some pithy bitterness. Hops run a touch herbal with some floral and citrus elements. Cooked. Slightly sweet in balance with the light roasted/toasted malts and the clean hops. A touch nutty with some grass and a bit of husk and cereal grains. A touch of pine needle and some vague tropical fruit (peach and mango). Really soft yeast adds a bit more dimension.

Taste: More of that toasted malt. Vague backing nuttiness. Toasted grain, some wheat husk, and hay. A touch of cereal grain and a mildly earthy hop presence. A very vague touch of pine needle bitterness coupled with some grapefruit flesh and a mild pithy finish. Malts are lightly sweet offering up some cooked sugars. A bit of a raw grain underneath. Very well balanced. Yeast adds a touch of fruity esters and a soft finish to the whole thing. A touch of pale malt thrown in the background as well. Bready.

Mouthfeel: Medium bordering on light body with a moderate, slightly bubbly, carbonation. Clean and a touch crisp on the finish.

Overall: Better than a jam band.

A solid drinking pale ale. No frills and not a lot to write home about, but that's ok here.

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3.08/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Good easy drinking smooth beer. Very difficult to rate after you have had the Noda hop drop n roll.... which is excellent ! PA vs. an IPA not fare I guess . Worth trying

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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Jam Session from NoDa Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 470 ratings.
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