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Mill Street Portage Ale - Mill Street Brew Pub

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Mill Street Portage AleMill Street Portage Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

15 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 9.01%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mill Street Brew Pub visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: biboergosum on 03-04-2014)
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-07-2014 01:05:53 | More by andrenaline
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

3.05/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: It has a nice clear golden/yellow color to it. It has an off-white head that dies down quickly and leaves next to no lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of bready malts, slight buiscuity notes, some grain and light herbal hops.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some bready/grainy malts, some buiscuity notes and light herbal hops.

Mouthfeel: It has a low carbonation with a light and watery overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied by bland flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2014 20:09:38 | More by SebD
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-16-2014 23:24:20 | More by cam477
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GoHabsGo

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

05-04-2014 20:39:27 | More by GoHabsGo
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Bf_89

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-26-2014 04:52:25 | More by Bf_89
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Pmicdee

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-23-2014 01:12:40 | More by Pmicdee
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BigGruntyThirst

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-14-2014 01:52:26 | More by BigGruntyThirst
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ArrogantPrick

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

04-06-2014 13:38:44 | More by ArrogantPrick
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Jotora

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

04-06-2014 01:45:26 | More by Jotora
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

04-04-2014 23:12:35 | More by RedAleMan
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ThinkAgain

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-26-2014 00:17:37 | More by ThinkAgain
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JG_McNaulty

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -9.9%

03-24-2014 15:02:53 | More by JG_McNaulty
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MJ63

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

03-21-2014 23:31:55 | More by MJ63
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CRObighit2

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

03-16-2014 03:15:24 | More by CRObighit2
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.69/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

355ml bottle, a single from the new Spring mixed pack now available from Mill Street.

This beer pours a clear, pale golden yellow hue, with three fingers of puffy, rather loosely foamy, and bubbly dirty white head, which leaves a few instances of ocean swell lace around the glass as it quickly dissolves.

It smells of crisp, grainy pale malt, a touch of biscuity breadiness, hints of dried drupe fruit, and earthy, leafy hops. The taste is more gritty, crackery pale malt, some middling sourdough notes, yeasty apple skin and banana chip esters, and somewhat musty earthy, weedy hops.

The carbonation is quite lively in its plain frothiness, the body just on the light side of medium weight, generally smooth, and even a tad creamy, in an airy sort of manner. It finishes off-dry, barely, as the pale malt starts to dwindle, or rather morph, into the drier, biscuity side of its nature, the hops almost a historical footnote by now.

A so-so pale (or cream, apparently) ale, one hardly bridging the wide gap between the English and American styles, and thus falling squarely into the Canadian camp. Lightly malty, fruity, and pretty much restrained in its hop bitterness and flavour - I would expect those dudes who carried their own damned boats across raging rivers and whatnot to be deserving of a much headier offering.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2014 02:28:25 | More by biboergosum
Mill Street Portage Ale from Mill Street Brew Pub
79 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.