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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


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Modularman (97) - - JUN 14, 2014
Smell of pine and fruit, appearance is amber with white head, taste is fruit malt and slight bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerZack (288) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - APR 12, 2008
Pours a pale amber color thats slightly cloudy crowned by a spotty head that does leave some lace. Whoa, the smell jumps right out at you. Smell is excellent. Big grapefruit impression with sweet light caramalts, woodsy hops and a bit of a weird, but nice, aged hop quality. Sweet lightly toasted malts with a good balance of citrusy-flavored hops. Pretty fruity, grapefruit, orange with some graininess, especially on the finish. This medium-light bodied APA is smooth and drinkable. The flavor doesn’t quite live up to the outstanding aroma, but this is good Texas beer... and it comes in a 16oz can!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2008
Can. Pours a clear copper-red with an intense white head that is frothy and long-lasting. Nose is fresh pine needles until the head begins to subside, letting forth some more citrus-hop aromas and a candy-like sweetness. Full-flavored hop profile, lots of pine and citrus rind, with mild bitterness, caramel, and a light woodsiness. Sharp palate, smooths out towards the end. A really nicely put together pale ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (8851) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 15, 2008
Can from mar, thanks! this ranks as one of the best pale ales I have ever had. Pours a wonderful amber color with a nice whitish head. Aroma is malty and floral hops. Flavor is juicy, malty, great hops and just is wonderful. I usually am not a huge fan of pales, but wow with this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyReynolds (859) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - MAY 23, 2010
Very hoppy pale ale. Good color, with nice lacing. Strong hop pressence, with notes of pine, fresh grass, and citrus. Impressive.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewheelman (14) - Maine, USA - MAY 28, 2010
This beer pours deep copper, and the brewer’s "Clarity is Overrated" slogan rings true. I taste the malt, and I taste more hops. Great malt nose - like driving by a brewery with the window down.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dyetube (1181) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2010
This beer pours a dark amber with a medium white head lacing some great lacing down the sides. The aromas are bread, leather and maybe some light vanilla. It has a medium body with a slightly sticky mouthfeel and a bitter ending. This is a well crafted beer! Cheers!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Haast (37) - Texas, USA - MAR 28, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2011 16oz can. Pour is dark amber with visible hope bits. Plenty of creamy, orange-tinted head that laces all the way down the glass. Aroma is citrusy orange & slightly floral. Taste is malty sweet up front with a satisying hoppy bitterness after. A very refreshing APA. Mouthfeel is dense and a little oily. Man, I love this beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmad (72) - - APR 17, 2011
I poured a 16 oz can into a tall pub glass... The beer was a murky orange, copper color with a thick, frothy, off white head. Smells of pine, spruce, citrus peel and a hint of caramel. The taste is mostly bitter piney hops with some biscuity flavors, melon and a bit of sweet toffee. You can also taste bitter, citrus peel in the finish. This beer is medium bodied with perfect cabonation. I can’t tell you how impressed I was with this one. Being a Texan I can’t believe I haven’t tried it before. Highly recommended!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (3226) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2008
16 oz. can. Pours a cloudy copper color with a small creamy off white head. The aroma is floral hops and grapefruit. Good lacing on the glass. The taste is piney hops with light malt and caramel. A very pale ale from Southern Star.


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