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Palmetto Pale Ale | Palmetto Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Palmetto Brewing Company
South Carolina, United States
palmettobrewingco.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The hop flavor and aroma of the truly American Cascade hop distinguishes this beer.

Added by kbub6f on 12-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,236
Reviews:
105
Ratings:
289
pDev:
14.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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4
Gots:
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Ratings: 289 |  Reviews: 105
Photo of spartan3186
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nate2034
3.57/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jstevep00
3.43/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.56/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the bottle, it pours amber with a clear amber with a small head (despite the bottle being a bit warm, as well). Hops in the nose and the mouth enjoys the light bite of the hops and malt. Enjoyable.

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Photo of gotigers
3.9/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Klourie
2.64/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bb-magic
3.21/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CMalenda
3.44/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AndrewMichael
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, drank straight from it. Picked up a 6-pack while traveling through SC, love trying beers I normally are not available in VA.
Pretty hop forward pale ale, very good. I can easily drink a few of these.

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Photo of Mantooth
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Icampbell17
2.84/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of DavoleBomb
2.77/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a snifter.

3.0 A: Well hazed medium orange color. Didn't get much of a head to form.

2.75 S: Hops are primarily citrusy orange and piney. Secondarily earthy and grassy. Neutral malt backbone with caramel sweetness. Simple and unfortunately underwhelming.

2.75 T: Mild bitterness. Again orangy and piney hop flavors. Malts aren't quite clean as I'm picking up hints of vegetal flavor. Otherwise a touch biscuit with caramel flavor.

3.25 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Lacking creaminess, but otherwise okay.

2.5 D: Don't really care for this much. It's boring at it's baseline and has a problem with vegetal flavor.

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Photo of JohnBradSC
3.38/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dcbeers
3.92/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of addiwilliams
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Joe_from_Planet_Kenmore
3.55/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zylod
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bostonryan
3/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Burkbom23
3.29/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of treyaxx
3.82/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rangerred
3.87/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kshrines23
3.3/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured in a glass from the bottle, nice dark copper color with a decent frothy head and good lacing. Smell is pretty weak, slight hop/citrus smell but not much there in general. Taste is definitely hop forward as with most pale ales I have had recently. Good malt balance up front with citrus hoppy bitterness coming in quickly and lingers around. Overall its a solid beer, not the best but worth a shot! Also it goes for around 8 bucks a 6 pack where I'm at, which you cant complain about.

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Photo of illpass78
3.78/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pint on draft at the Crowne Plaza at the Charleston, SC, airport after my flight got canceled.

Appearance: Pours a fairly clear copper with a 1.5-finger white head. Sticky lacing.

Aroma: Lots of citrus and hops. Some grapefruit, lemons.

Taste: Follows the nose. Big citrus bite on the finish. Just a bit of biscuit, too. Grassy, citrusy. Hop-forward.

Mouthfeel: Spot-on for the style.

Overall: Nice pale ale. Enough complexity to keep you interested. Worth a try whenever you're stranded at a weird South Carolina airport.

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Photo of Jcorn
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not a terrible beer but not a great beer.

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Photo of Drifter1
3.93/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Palmetto Pale Ale from Palmetto Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.48 out of 5 with 289 ratings
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