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Catawba Mother Trucker Pale Ale



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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   IBU: 51   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Mother Trucker, our hoppy pale ale, is as all-American as Interstate 40! The three different domestic hop additions create a brew with pine, earth, and a truckload of citrus character. And a sturdy malt backbone provides the perfect roadway for those hops’ journey to your taste buds. Arm wrestle your buddies to see who buys the next round!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OldGrowth (3270) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - OCT 9, 2016
can, from Bottle Revolution RDU 215-16 code on can. ok aroma, sweet, earthy piney. clean brownish orange color, ok head and lace. sweet bitter flavor. medium body, light creamy mouthfeel, bitter finish. It’s ok not offensive, kind of classic east coast pale ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21654) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 2, 2016
Can sample at The Amazing Canival. Clear golden amber color. Floral aroma with an edge of dankness. Taste is floral with light earth. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CMcGraw (14) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 28, 2016
Copper color. Citrus taste with mild hoppiness. Poured from a 12oz can into a pint glass. First impression was good but toward the end was just ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aggiebob (795) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - SEP 25, 2016
Can. It has a copper color with a white head that dissipated to a thin cover. Hoppy aroma with a light sense of orange peel. Taste has some sweetness as well but end slightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aracauna (3511) - Georgia, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Fairly straight forward pale ale. Hops are mostly a mild bitterness. Fairly dense malt

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
malvrich (254) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 8, 2016
10 week old can into a tulip. A: Deep orange colored finely hazed pour with a tall yellow/beige frothy head. Great retention and lace. S: Stale brown bread scent and nothing else T: Resinous pine and that familiar bitter orange rind flavor that I associate with some ambers. Not bad but not what I had in mind. More of a malt bomb. M: Light to medium heft and average carbonation with a very slight resin on the finish. O: Again, not bad at all but a slight disappointment as I get no citrus, let alone a truckload. Not a repeat purchase.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (10242) - Reno, Nevada, USA - APR 10, 2016
Can from Tasty Beverage. Again, bought for the name and cause the can was easy to pack. Not bad, with some citrus and spruce hops atop a firm malt backbone. Favorite of 3 average beers from Catawba.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwm1034 (755) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 25, 2016
Can from Chris...thanks Poured orange with moderate head. Minimal lacing. Nose is hoppy with pine / citrus. Taste is hoppy with bitter finish. Not great; not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrob21 (3454) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 29, 2015
12 oz. a little too toasty grain and sweet corn. Not digging the malt bill here. Frothy white head. A bit creamy. A little bitter on the finish but still dominated by the toasty grain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zeswaft (1671) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 6, 2015
Can. Pretty malt forward pale ale with minimal hop character. Uninspired. Space

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