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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

90 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 12.5%
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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hilgart1

Illinois

3/5  rDev -12.8%

06-30-2013 12:08:48 | More by hilgart1
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egrace84

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

06-24-2013 02:59:49 | More by egrace84
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Tjvan2

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

06-14-2013 00:31:36 | More by Tjvan2
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enelson

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

06-09-2013 00:55:14 | More by enelson
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Rihup

Illinois

3/5  rDev -12.8%

06-04-2013 01:43:53 | More by Rihup
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.18/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Better than a "pure-cave malt ale". ...I guess... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear brass-amber topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises soft biscuit, softer grass, and even softer flowers. The taste brings in more of the same, though things are stronger (harder, I guess...) in general, and the biscuit has a vague hint of fruitiness about it. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a nice, if nondescript, little beer. Not bad, just nothing special.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 20:57:20 | More by TMoney2591
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AmandaSchaefer

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +16.3%

05-13-2013 23:12:41 | More by AmandaSchaefer
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Ginepiece

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

04-29-2013 03:00:47 | More by Ginepiece
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schoon

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

03-17-2013 02:03:06 | More by schoon
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wmobley

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

03-15-2013 18:39:07 | More by wmobley
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

03-13-2013 06:33:05 | More by Zachtheporter
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

02-16-2013 02:10:38 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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chanokokoro

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
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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Fr0stb1te

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -12.8%

12-24-2012 04:14:44 | More by Fr0stb1te
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smartens

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

10-09-2012 23:36:46 | More by smartens
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Jimboe


4/5  rDev +16.3%

10-03-2012 15:42:34 | More by Jimboe
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

09-29-2012 03:40:15 | More by NilocRellim
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jakea

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

08-12-2012 20:43:37 | More by jakea
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pooogy

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

08-10-2012 00:54:08 | More by pooogy
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MarshMan71

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +9%

08-04-2012 21:23:38 | More by MarshMan71
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KCM

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

07-26-2012 00:15:22 | More by KCM
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.45/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

2.5 A: Faintly hazed medium orange color. Fizzy head fell as quickly as it formed.

3.5 S: Caramel and toastiness are the main attractions here. Pleasant neutral malt sweetness to round this out.

3.5 T: Again caramel and toast. Neutral sweetness. Not a lot of hops, but enough to balance the brew well.

3.5 M: Lighter medium to medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Clean and crisp with a light creaminess.

3.5 D: For some reason I thought this beer would suck ass (just based on the label and twist off bottle), but it turned out to be a solid, quite drinkable brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2012 05:00:07 | More by DavoleBomb
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brucehemann


3.75/5  rDev +9%

07-17-2012 23:04:27 | More by brucehemann
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rayj212

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +9%

06-30-2012 01:32:56 | More by rayj212
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FreshHawk

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Clear, light amber color with a medium to small sized, smooth, foamy, off-white head. Average retention leaving minimal lace.

S - Very malty aroma. Caramel, sweet bread, and touches of toffee/butterscotch. Touch of creamy sweetness. Hints of earthy hops.

T - Sweet malt makes up most of the taste. Caramel, toffee, butterscotch, and plenty of sweet bready flavors. A bit of creamy sweetness and honey. A bit of earthy hops can be found if you are looking for them, but this is a malt driven beer.

M - Medium to light body with average carbonation. Smooth and creamy.

D - Very sweet malty beer. Not cloying sweetness, but a hardy malt sweetness. Could see this as a beer to drink while grilling. Not hard to drink, but not enticing either.

Notes: Wasn't really sure what the style should be. All I know is that it is a very malty beer. Very little hop presence. I like it for what it is, but I wasn't wowed by it. Decent beer for the price.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2012 02:54:33 | More by FreshHawk
Pure Malt Cave Ale from Potosi Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.