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Millstream Iowa Pale Ale - Millstream Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

196 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 15.56%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Millstream Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pale Ale's are turning into hoppy monsters, but our Iowa Pale Ale is more mild and about balance. It has enough bitterness to match the maltiness provided by the pale malt base. It gets its citrus zing from extensive dry-hopping with Cascade hops.

29 IBU

(Beer added by: Todd on 07-04-2004)
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rbrandt22

Iowa

4.2/5  rDev +21%

08-17-2014 18:36:04 | More by rbrandt22
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LukeGude

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

08-14-2014 03:31:57 | More by LukeGude
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cardinals22

Illinois

2/5  rDev -42.4%

08-10-2014 22:23:53 | More by cardinals22
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glevy194

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

08-05-2014 05:37:21 | More by glevy194
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Linkn

Nebraska

3.21/5  rDev -7.5%

A decent if unassuming Pale Ale. A good front porch on a summer Sunday beer. A little bitter and piney on the hop end and not what you would call smooth, but with a fairly sturdy backbone to carry it through. I've had several of the Millstream beers and found them all to be somewhere between okay and awesome.

08-03-2014 20:11:32 | More by Linkn
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EricK83


3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

07-27-2014 01:33:16 | More by EricK83
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thufflife

Missouri

3/5  rDev -13.5%

07-08-2014 16:43:14 | More by thufflife
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Aaron_Kerkvliet

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

07-02-2014 22:24:37 | More by Aaron_Kerkvliet
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KirkFrancis

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

07-01-2014 02:30:19 | More by KirkFrancis
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errantnight

California

3.06/5  rDev -11.8%

Just about as middle-of-the-road old school East Coast, bitter, pine-y IPA as you can get. Almost assaulting in its harshness and bitterness, "balanced" by a borderline Amber Ale malt backbone.

Still, no glaring flaws in the beer, would have liked it to be more dry, although this would likely have accentuated the bitterness issues.

06-18-2014 05:37:36 | More by errantnight
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timlyon

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

06-18-2014 03:06:39 | More by timlyon
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Cubsfan1087

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

06-18-2014 01:11:47 | More by Cubsfan1087
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kazam55

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

06-13-2014 00:08:38 | More by kazam55
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PatB1987

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

06-11-2014 16:18:56 | More by PatB1987
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beergoot

Colorado

3.74/5  rDev +7.8%

Reddish-amber body with a thick, creamy, bone-white head; rings of lacing left on the cup. Malty sweet aroma with a touch of spice; dark bread. Taste has a mild sweetness with a faint peppery kick; decent hop bitterness that mellows things out at the finish. Medium bodied; seems a bit coarse and effervescent.

Nicely balanced, leaning towards a peppery/dry grass bitterness. Easy drinking and goes down well on a breezy, warm and humid Amana Colony afternoon.

06-07-2014 17:19:30 | More by beergoot
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3/5  rDev -13.5%

06-04-2014 21:59:58 | More by Thedrizzle
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Greels

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

05-25-2014 18:30:43 | More by Greels
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Beerjonny82

Wisconsin

3.35/5  rDev -3.5%

A GOOD beer. This beer has a Englishy, bready, earthy, and toasty malt back bone, enhanced with a generous (but not aggressive) amount of very piney hoppiness. Pours unfiltered/cloudy with orangish-caramel bronze in color. The bitterness from the hops lingers well after each sip. Liberally hopped, although a bit short of most IPAs, but more hop bitterness than a standard pale ale. A malt - lover and hop - lovers low-key, but happy medium.

05-14-2014 01:29:19 | More by Beerjonny82
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

05-04-2014 01:46:08 | More by ParkbrauFan
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Beestin

Iowa

3/5  rDev -13.5%

05-03-2014 20:55:23 | More by Beestin
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Ejayz

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

04-26-2014 03:39:43 | More by Ejayz
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gguest724

Iowa

3/5  rDev -13.5%

04-20-2014 19:01:29 | More by gguest724
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BiomedHawk

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +36.9%

04-14-2014 18:32:44 | More by BiomedHawk
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

04-13-2014 23:54:34 | More by DaveMiller
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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Millstream Iowa Pale Ale from Millstream Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.