Steel Rail Extra Pale Ale - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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Steel Rail Extra Pale AleSteel Rail Extra Pale Ale

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570 Ratings

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Ratings: 570
Reviews: 212
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 10
Gots: 44 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 08-22-1996)
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In a world stuffed with IPAs it is hard to stand out these days and I have to say that this IPA did not strike me as anything special.

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Can brought in to share by Curran.

Pours a fairly pale yellow, with a slight tint of orange, with a half inch head, and a good amount of lacing down the glass.

Smells like caramel, and some grassy hops. The hop aromas don't exactly dance out of the glass here- fairly muted. Don't know if its the recipe or the age. Probably the recipe.

The caramelly malt flavor, slightly biscuity and sweet, is really nice. It doesn't really feel like a pale ale, though- I think this is a pretty old recipe, so maybe this was hoppy back in the day. Now, it's just mild and sweet to me. Still tasty, though- just a little bit boring.

This one has fairly light body, with a crisp mouthfeel, and a moderate to high amount of carbonation. Very drinkable.

Nothing crazy, certainly doesn't taste bad, there's just not a whole lot going on.

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A - Extremely light pale hazy yellow body with bright white head. Good retention and nice lacing.

S - Tart citrus notes

T - Starts dry with slight citrus hop. Apricots and lemon moves in along with some malt sweetness. Flavors round over in the finish.

M - Medium body with moderate/high carbonation. Somewhat sticky

O - Not bad. I wish it stayed dry throughout but still very drinkable.

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Steel Rail Extra Pale Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
81 out of 100 based on 570 ratings.