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Pull Chain Pail Ale - Milwaukee Ale House

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Pull Chain Pail AlePull Chain Pail Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Milwaukee Ale House visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: brakspear on 10-17-2002

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3.29/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.4/5  rDev -5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Hallertau
3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of SheboyganJake
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of cagocubs
3.98/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked this up on my Wisco beer run. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a nice honey gold with a 1 finger bone white head. Good foamy head leaves nice lacing and impressive retention.

S: Clove, hops, citrus, floral, some bread.

T: A nice pale ale. It has the nice hop bitterness mixed in with the floral and sweet citrus tastes. A well balanced beer that is pleasant to drink.

M: Good mouth coating and aftertaste.

Photo of robo90124
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of jmarsh123
2.69/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Thanks to sonoma01 for the extra.

Pours a fairly clear gold with a 1 finger creamy white head. A touch of lacing down the glass.

Aroma: A light citrus hop bite with some bready kind of cheap grainy smelling malt.

Starts off with a touch of citrus. A bit too much caramel/bread malt in the middle. Slight fruit esters as well. Finishes with a touch of earthy hops and plenty of astringency.

Mouthfeel and carb are good.

Eh it's drinkable, but I wouldn't recommend it. I could definitely put down a few of these if it was around, but wouldn't really seek it out.

Photo of mhaugo
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of beerwolf77
2.98/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Once again a trade has spurred me to rate this one.

Poured into my pint glass the beer is a mostly clear amber golden hue. The off white head reaches about two fingers and slowly fades to leave a solid lace ring.

The aroma is sweet pale malt, light wheat crakers and a touch of citrus hops. Nothing real strong but not offensive at all.

The flavor is rather muted. What is there is mostly light malt and a bit of citrus bitterness. The finish is rather dry and sour. A slight metallic character comes through on the finish.

Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation.

Overall a less than stellar beer. I would love to for once in my life be wowed by a beer brewed in Milwaukee. Today is not that day.

Photo of Wasatch
3.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks goes out to beerwolf77 for this brew.

Pours a nice cloudy golden yellow color, nice carbonation, nice one-finger creamy/fizzy off-white head, with some nice sticky lacing left behind. The nose is hoppy, with some malts, and a nice little citrus note. The taste is hoppy, malty, a little sweetness, with some nice citrus note. Medium body. Drinkable, this one surprised me, pretty good.

Photo of scruffwhor
3.29/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Lovely copper and medium amber haze with some small suspended bits hanging around too. Nice. fluffy white head of two fingers. This retains to a nice filmy foam.

The aroma has a grade C citric, orange peel aroma
some damp Earth and a biscuit or two.

The taste starts bitter orange peel hopswith some earthy notes mixed in and biscuit grains.
The middle sees a small change over of citric bitterness to pinebark bitterness, but with the malts getting a little sweeter. The finish has a more mild orange peel and a more candy like malt sweetness.

This beer has a very atringent but smetimes crisp snap. I think I would like to drink only 2 or 3 of these and that would be it.

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Pull Chain Pail Ale from Milwaukee Ale House
82 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.