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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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This American Pale Ale is a refreshing session beer meticulously handcrafted with a unique Highland twist. Brewed with grains from America’s heartland, using Simcoe hops for bittering and dry hopped with Amarillo and Cascade for aromatics, this beer finishes crisp and clean. It is a plate pleasing seasonal experience.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3015) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2014
On draft at Trio in Kill Devil Hills NC. Pours a clear gold with a thick white head. Light hoppy nose. Flavors of mandarin orange. Slight bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
matthewjk (887) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 1, 2014
A clean and crisp pale that is easy drinking. Little something extra in the hop profile--little spicy even. Nice. 12oz bottle pour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markwise (4424) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 26, 2014
On draft at Hunahpu Day. Pours a yellow-gold with a white head. Nose is some light sweet malt and some grassy and floral hops. Flavor is similar with grassy, floral, and piney hops. Light in body and a nice starter pale ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmongoose (1188) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 13, 2014
on draft poured a copperish red color with a white head. a typical APA, nice nose of malts and hops. the flavor pretty much right down the middle of the road. good malt backbone...maybe some caramel in there and pretty standard amount of hops. nothing over the top and quite drinkable. medium bitterness on the end almost finishes dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (8851) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 6, 2014
Copper pour, white head. Pretty standard fare. Lightly hoppy, some bready malts. Nothing to go crazy over but solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Paincane (127) - Georgia, USA - APR 3, 2014
Clear bright golden brew with white head and sticky lacing. Grassy, fruity aromas. Bread, sweet white grape flavors. Crisp & refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
woodychevy (326) - - MAR 29, 2014
Had on tap at all souls pizza in avl. They have a Good lineup of spring beers on tap even though It doesn’t quite feel like spring. This pours a straw yellow With a decent one inch white head. Taste is clean And crisp. Nice citrus happening. Mouthfeel is pretty Light and carbonation on high side. Feels sort of Light and refreshing. Probably exactly what highland Was going for. Nothing standout or spectacular, but Totally solid. More is not always better.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 26, 2014
NIce but a little too thin. Fine brewed but not much to say about it. It is enjoyable while relaxing.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thedaidai (17) - - FEB 22, 2014
For a session ale, this one has all the aroma and taste of a nice citrusy IPA. There is a nice grapefruit-pine bite at the end which is sometimes lost in session IPAs. Highland makes sure it doesn’t taste any different than their bigger meatier IPAs.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (4027) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Slightly musty, slightly floral malt aroma. Longneck, OK label. Mineral, tangy, lightly hoppy, mild citrus. Medium body. Mild tangy finish with some hay and graininess. Thanks to LuckyDog for bringing this back from his Boston road trip.


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