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Starr Hill Grateful Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Grateful creates a fresh spin on the American Pale Ale tradition. A strong citrusy, resinous aroma from the American hops leads into a light body with subtle malt flavor. Grateful is a sessionable brew at 4.7% abv.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosco (217) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Pours deep amber with a quickly disappearing head and lacing. Bitter, dry, some resin and a clean finish. $9.99/multi sixer at Wegmans Leesburg VA

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raymow (962) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2015
on tap at Dog & Bull - has a nice hoppy, fruity aroma and flavor. Light and drinkable. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (514) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Had a mix of hops and citrus, pretty good smelling. Appearance- A clear yellow/orange with a small whitehead. Taste- Has that citrus note mixed with hops, and a small biscuit flavor tossed in. Palate- A light to medium bodied brew with medium carbonation. Overall- A good beer, I enjoyed it and would drink it again.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (4022) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Pint on tap. Shiny and clear golden-orange with a creamy thin disc on top. Aroma is orange toffee, resin and toast. Flavors of orange toffee, toast, and minty herb. Light-medium body is a bit harsh in stretches but overall has a decent balance. Medium carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stevoj (2660) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Kind of bland with some unusual citrus, metallic notes. Extremely light bodied, pale golden, early airy head. Grainy with chemical notes

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
radio_nowhere (1027) - Maryland, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Draft at Hard Times Cafe in Frederick, MD. Served in a pint glass, ambery-golden color with white head. Aroma of light citrus hops and some bready malt sweetness. Taste adds some pine/herbal notes and some grassy bitterness. Light body, moderate carbonation, dry with light citrus/pine bitter finish. Nice enough sessionable pale.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1173) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Pours golden amber with a one finger head with a little lacing. Aroma is of pine, citrus, herbal and grassy hops, and some light bready hops. Taste is about the same as the aroma. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi bitter, slightly dry, medium finish. Overall, a decent APA that is drinkable for the style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llcooldave (1161) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Clear gold in color. Musky barnyard and hoppy citrus aroma. More o the same in the flavor. Overall, a easy drinking beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reberiii (400) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2014
From can which immediately leaked all over my kitchen. Nicely aromatic, smooth, but an odd ish finish. Maybe it’s heavy pine?

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Itzjerm (1578) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - OCT 30, 2014
An average session beer. Definitely a pale ale with a very light hop bite. Good mouthfeel for abv and little to no head.


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