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Millstream Iowa Pale Ale - Millstream Brewing Company

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Millstream Iowa Pale AleMillstream Iowa Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

210 Ratings
THE BROS
74
okay

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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.23%
Wants: 3
Gots: 12 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Kegger37, Sunday at 02:08 PM
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4/5  rDev +14.9%

Malone47, Sunday at 01:54 AM
Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Grass, resin, citrus, a touch of fruit and a suspicion of tartness on the nose. Pours copper amber with a slight chill haze under a 1” off-white foam cap. A dry, slightly astringent palate begins with malty graham cracker seasoned with a little fruit and finishes with a mild hop bitterness and a slight herbal taste. Medium body and carbonation.

pat61, Nov 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

kjkinsey, Nov 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Texasfan549, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of Alanlavine
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Alanlavine, Nov 05, 2014
Photo of RayVB
4.04/5  rDev +16.1%

RayVB, Nov 04, 2014
Photo of WestHam973
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Good fruit nicely balanced Pale Ale, this one is easy drinking not a lot of hop bitterness

WestHam973, Oct 29, 2014
Photo of Berg77
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Berg77, Oct 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

Salt-n-Beer, Sep 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

kingsuecac, Sep 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

SoCalBeerIdiot, Sep 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

pisano, Aug 29, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +20.7%

rbrandt22, Aug 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

LukeGude, Aug 14, 2014
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2/5  rDev -42.5%

cardinals22, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

glevy194, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of Linkn
3.21/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

Linkn, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

EricK83, Jul 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.8%

thufflife, Jul 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Aaron_Kerkvliet, Jul 02, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -21%

KirkFrancis, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of errantnight
3.06/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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.

errantnight, Jun 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

timlyon, Jun 18, 2014
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Millstream Iowa Pale Ale from Millstream Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.