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This handcrafted American Pale Ale is brewed in small batches using high quality American two row, choice British crystal malts, select hops and deep-well ground water from the Evangeline Aquifer. Non-filtered, never pasteurized this ale is packaged directly into cans to ensure maximum freshness for your enjoyment. This full-flavored amber ale is sure to satisfy. "Clarity is overrated."

Ingredients:
Malt: Rahr special pale, Simpsons 30-37, Crisp 45
Hops: Galena, CTZ, Palisades
Yeast: California Ale
Gravity: 1.054 - 1.011


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (3667) - Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Poured an amber color from a can at the Brass Tap, had aromas of pine, grapefruit, and some malt. Flavors were light grapefruit, and tons of pine, decent beer overall.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
UncleKorm (788) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Can poured a hazy orange hue w/ large frothy head and nice lacing. Big piney and citrusy aroma. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a bold bitter finish of lasting duration. Tastes are pine, grapefruit, lemon, and straw. Big bodied, creamy mouthfeel, crisp finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chandos212 (3) - - AUG 14, 2013 does not count
Hands down one of my favorites. I’m a huge fan of almost everything Southern Star puts out, but once I found Pine Belt, I fell in love. Crisp, a little sweet with an IBU almost as high as an IPA. Nothing beats tossing back one or two of these right at the brewery on Saturdays.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3127) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Hazy dark orange body under an average sized off-white head. Juicy malt and citrus hop aroma. The flavor starts sweet with the bitterness kicking in immediately as it heads to a dry finish. Almost IPA territory here.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Can
Appearance: Cloudy amber with nice foamy white head
Aroma: dark bread
Taste: Bready malts,
Palate: Fairly bitter up front, but finishes smooth with a good malt backbone. Fairly lively mouthfeel
Overall: A bit heavy, good drinking. Good taste

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2179) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Bob picked this up in Charleston, it was a very nice find! Light orange, very very hazy. (clarity is overrated, see above) Thick off white head. Grapefruit and pine nose. Slight hop bite up front, nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5472) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Chattanooga. Tn. - Riverside Wine & Spirits - 16 oz can. Pours a murky dark orange with a soft white head that clings to the edges. Aroma has some candied fruit sweetness, a touch of pine. Flavor has some caramel accents, some underlying light citrus bitterness, a touch of white grapes. Mouthfeel has a decent stickiness to it. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbcd (214) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2013
hazy amber, white head that settles fairly quickly with some lacing. caramel, tangerine, pine, pineapple, bread. medium bitter, light sweet. light body, thin feel. aroma would do better with a little more malt backbone, but it’s otherwise enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (2921) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 16, 2013
A pretty nice pale ale. Hops define this beer. Not too astringent and very piney. Kind of a one trick pony. Bought this in Houston in 2013.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
magsinva (878) - Virginia, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Can from whole foods Chattanooga - pours hazy orange with a white head. Aroma is big piney hops. Taste is bitter with a watery palate that reads very thin. Overall, solid, flavorful brew.


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