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Steelhead Extra Pale Ale - Mad River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

343 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 343
Reviews: 212
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.92%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mad River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 03-24-2002)
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Elimination

Oregon

3.3/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a orange yellow with a bright big thick white head

Smell of faint citrus and pine a bit of lemon and grain

The taste is very grainy not malty but just grainy. Very wheat bread like, not much hops at all, a bit of earthy. Might be the hops very English style of a pale. A bit of pepper and almost spice covers it as well

Mouthfeel is a great stronger carb, laced, and good presence.

Overall I'm more of a American pale ale guy and this feels very english mashed with a bit of the states hops. The yeast tastes like wyeast 1968 which isn't a bad thing but should be used more in either higher hopped or darker malt.

Serving type: on-tap

05-19-2011 01:33:57 | More by Elimination
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Poured a hazy light gold with short lived white head. The aroma is barely there with a slight hint of sweet and the faintest hops. The taste is also barely present and just about the same as the taste. There is a nice weight to the beer and a smooth finish. All in all, not much going on

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This is a well balanced pale ale with solid aromas and flavors.

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Steelhead Extra Pale Ale from Mad River Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 343 ratings.