Southern Pale Ale | Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.
North Carolina, United States
nattygreenes.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Malts: Maris Otter, Cara Vienna, Munich Malt, Cara Munich

Hops: Magnum, Cascade, Cascade dry hop

Yeast: Chico No. 2, 1272

Added by oberon on 08-05-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
346
Reviews:
94
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
12.84%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
64
For Trade:
0
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.53/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy medium golden copper in color with moderate to heavy amounts of small white yeast particles in suspension and light amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a finger tall dense beige head that slowly reduces to a mottled thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of citrus/grapefruit hops with some lighter notes of earthy malts.

T: Upfront there are some toasted malts with light amounts of caramel sweetness. Following the malts there is a light to moderate amount of citrus/grapefruit hops that give a very light amount of bitterness which fades quickly.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Pretty easy to drink but not really anything special - it is worth trying but I likely will not be getting any more of it on this visit to NC.

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Photo of CalbeDacks
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.48/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Gavage
3.88/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: orange in color with a 1" head and some nice lace developed on the glass during the session.

Smell: orange citrus, caramel, and some hop bitterness comes through to the nose.

Taste: caramel, orange, some fruit sweetness, and some earthy tones are most noticeable. Bitterness is nicely balancing.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Crisp from start to finish.

Overall: a good sessionable pale ale. Easy to drink and nicely refreshing.

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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of chinchill
3.6/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Unibroue snifter.

A: The beer is a deep amber color. Poured quite clear although a small amount of sediment remained at the bottom of the bottle. Has a short white head that soon fades to a ring, leaving little lacing on the glass.

S: The aroma is complex and malty for style. Features caramel malts and some pale hops and light hops with hints of vanilla, honey, and citrus.

T: The taste has a crisp and spicy/herbal hop component along with a sweet malt base. Overall, mildly bitter by the finish. More malt in the finish and aftertaste than expected. Complex flavor components integrate nicely.

M: Crisp; medium body; medium carbonation; semi-dry finish.

O: A complex and flavorful APA. More malty than average due to the load or assortment of malts; not to any lack of hops. Recommended.

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3.04/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of stephenjmoore
3.46/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Pale amber body with a thin bubbly bone white head. Pretty transparent with carbonation bubbles coming up from the bottom.

S- Pale toasted malt aroma with a light aroma of piney hops.

T- More malt forward than hop forward. Sweet toasted malt is the main flavor with the hops in the back. Tastes of bread, citrus and yeast.

M- Medium bodied and medium carbonation, very smooth.

O- Pretty average, but drinkable APA.

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of TheOriginal
4.42/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is an outstanding Pale Ale by any measure. Poured from a bottle into a pint glass, 5.2% ABV. From the labeling codes appears the bottle is 28 days old.

The color is a nice copper and is cloudy, but also clear, sort of a mix. Not sure if this beer is filtered or not. Lacing on the glass is outstanding.

Smell is sweet and piney hops. The taste is hope, but also has the malt "backbone" for balance. Hopefully this review helps.

This is one of the most flavorful and well balanced Pale Ale's I have had. I have been drinking Natty Greene's for years, and the beer just keep getting better everytime I drink one.

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Southern Pale Ale from Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.
3.66 out of 5 based on 346 ratings.
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