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Pure Malt Cave Ale - Potosi Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

96 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Cubsfan1087, Aug 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

Josievan, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of woosterbill
3.58/5  rDev +4.7%
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!

woosterbill, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

IMSPEAKNOENGLISH, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of brentk56
3.35/5  rDev -2%
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

brentk56, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Hopheadjeffery, Jul 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

hilgart1, Jun 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

egrace84, Jun 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Tjvan2, Jun 14, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

enelson, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of Rihup
3/5  rDev -12.3%

Rihup, Jun 04, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
3.18/5  rDev -7%
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.

TMoney2591, May 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17%

AmandaSchaefer, May 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

Ginepiece, Apr 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

schoon, Mar 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

wmobley, Mar 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Zachtheporter, Mar 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5%

Stevie_Janowski, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of chanokokoro
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%
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.

chanokokoro, Jan 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

Fr0stb1te, Dec 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

smartens, Oct 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +17%

Jimboe, Oct 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

NilocRellim, Sep 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

jakea, Aug 12, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

pooogy, Aug 10, 2012
Pure Malt Cave Ale from Potosi Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.