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Pure Malt Cave Ale - Potosi Brewing Company

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Pure Malt Cave AlePure Malt Cave Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

89 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Potosi Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KeefD on 01-04-2009)
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chanokokoro

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a cervoise glass

Pours a light golden amber capped with a two finger bright white head. Slightly above average retention, no lacing. Grassy hops, light almond, and a hint of caramel. Opens with grass, hay, hints of nuts and toffee midpalate. Finishes fairly crisp and clean. Light bodied, fairly slick with moderate, gentle carbonation. A solid, easy drinking English style pale ale. Very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2013 03:48:21 | More by chanokokoro
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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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joeseppy

Illinois

3.41/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reddish amber in color with scant lacing throughout.

Clean sweet malt aroma with very earthy scant hop. Moderate grainy sweetness. Smells like beer.

Sweet onrush of malty goodness. Mild fruityness like Cocoa Pebbles. Hop leaf bite with a pine finish.

Creamy and maybe buttery slickness. Finishes dry enough though. Carbonation is spectacular throughout.

I agree overall a nice BBQ drinking brew to be shared among many. Not something I would search out but would accept willingly.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 02:35:27 | More by joeseppy
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tgraven

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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bismarksays

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

2.75/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pure Malt Cave ale pours a reddish copper like color with no head. There is a horribly over sweet, pear like aromas. The taste is very sweet, some pear like notes, very grainy flavors too. Way too sweet, but weaker flavors, which may be good. Overall taste like sweet water, strange after taste, but not the worst.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2014 00:28:02 | More by vette2006c5r
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bigpoppa67

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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MooseBoose

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

12-12-2013 00:28:40 | More by MooseBoose
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matjack85

Illinois

3.71/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I found this at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL. Bought it as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99, making this single 12oz bottle $1.67. No freshness date.

The beer poured a slight;y hazed golden/orange color and made a ½-finger of white head that dissipated in less than 30 seconds. I also did not get any lacing on my glass.

The taste is all malt and delicious. Bready and caramel flavors dominate along with a touch of butter. At just 10 IBU's, the hops are not noticeable to me and there wasn't a trace of hop botterness. Still it was pretty tasty.

Smooth, creamy, and medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Sweet without being cloying. I enjoyed it.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2013 09:00:50 | More by matjack85
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mrmitsui29

Illinois

3/5  rDev -13%

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Missouri

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Iowa

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Iowa

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08-18-2013 13:03:24 | More by Josievan
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woosterbill

Connecticut

3.58/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle.

A: Clear medium amber body with a finger of off-white head. Mediocre retention and lacing. Pretty average.

S: Straightforward, robust pale malt. Bread crust, cracker, and grain husk. A hint of caramel sweetness and some faint fruity hops. Solid.

T: Follows the nose; more malt than hops, but never too sweet. Long, lightly bitter finish. Nothing exciting, but tasty all the same.

M: Fairly light bodied and spritzy. A little too superficial to match the flavor.

O: Forgettable but enjoyable.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2013 02:22:01 | More by woosterbill
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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brentk56

North Carolina

3.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color; the head fades a bit quickly though it leaves some streaks behind

Smell: Bread and caramel - thoroughly malty aromatics

Taste: Very bready, up front, with a growing caramel character in the middle; a hint of fruit appears, after the swallow but the aftertaste is dominated by the caramel malt flavors

Mouthfeel: Medium body (slightly flabby) with moderate carbonation

Overall: Very malty and a bit too sweet and one dimensional for my palate; as an EPA, there should be more of a hop presence

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2013 21:59:00 | More by brentk56
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Pure Malt Cave Ale from Potosi Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.