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Mission St. Pale Ale - Steinhaus Brewing Co.

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Mission St. Pale AleMission St. Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

252 Ratings
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Ratings: 252
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.85%
Wants: 4
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steinhaus Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 01-07-2004)
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

CED, Sunday at 08:02 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

dcbeers, Sunday at 12:37 AM
Photo of LiquidAmber
3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with ahalf finger white head with great retention and lacing. Light aroma of bready and biscuit malt with citrus and lightly piney hops. Looks and smells pretty good. Flavor follows aroma with biscuit malt, citrus hops with mild piney and grassy elements. Finishes with a hint of pine resin and citrus hops. Medium bodied. Decided to try the remaining Mission St. ales because of a rumored change in brewers for Trader Joes. Glad I tried this one. I expect good, but not notable ales from these inexpensive house beers, but this one is darn good for the price. If pale ales were a style I drank a lot, I'd have no hesitation to buying this regularly. A pleasant surprise.

LiquidAmber, Oct 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

brongladest, Oct 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

StrangerTides, Oct 05, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +15.4%

Gator_Nation, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

Bkoenig641, Sep 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

bcsbeer, Sep 14, 2014
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3.26/5  rDev -8.7%

DrBrewPhD, Sep 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

butters_mcgee, Aug 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

zp6167a, Jul 22, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

Knoxrb12, Jul 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

irthesteve, Jun 30, 2014
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3.23/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Mission St. Pale Ale has a thin, white head, a clear, bubbly, golden appearance, noticeable tiny white specs suspended throughout, and some small amount of lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of pale malt, mild citrus, and maybe a kiss of the hops. Taste is the same, with minimal hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is pretty light, and Mission St. Pale Ale finishes mostly dry and easy drinking.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

fannypakit, Jun 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

dipso123, Jun 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

KevMo84, Jun 09, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -23%

invisiblecamel, Jun 08, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance
One finger thick white head. Average retention. Good lacing. Yellowish golden body. Many small carbonation bubbles.

Smell
Piney citrusy hops. Very faint malt background.

Taste
This is a very well balanced ale. The hops are moderate in strength. They taste of pine and citrus. There is moderate bitterness to the hops. There is also a moderate floral character to them. This beer has a bready malt body that is somewhat sweet. Medium bodied malts to match the medium level of hopping. Drinkable yet flavorful. Excellent.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied. Good carbonation. Hop bitterness and malt sweetness both linger on the palate.

Overall
This is a good beer. $5.99 for a six pack at Trader Joe's?! This is an awesome value. This is a solid, high quality brew. Great balance. Great taste.

FrozenJoe, Jun 05, 2014
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3.1/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

*Review finally entered from notebook. Beer consumed/reviewed years ago:
On-tap at Pete’s Restaurant and Brewhouse under the name “Pete’s Midtown Pale”. FW partnered with Pete’s to serve the beers they made under their “Steinhaus” name, which is the name of the brewery they give for the contract brews they provide to Trader Joe’s.

Served with lunch in a damn iced pint glass.
A: The color is clear and deep golden beneath a finger of oily bright white head that faded to a thin collar leaving decent lace.
S: Light bready notes of crackery malt with a hint of citrus and earthy hops.
T: Follows the nose with crackery malt dominating. I get some caramel in the finish, and the aftertaste is full of herbal and leafy hops. Light bitterness with a touch of lemon zest. It’s also a bit old tasting (whether it is or not).
M: Medium-light body, low carbonation but tingly, with a drying finish and slick mouthfeel.
O: Not the greatest pale but it’s pretty straight forward and easy to drink.

scottfrie, May 30, 2014
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3.1/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Found at Trader Joe's.

Pours a mild golden hue with a frothy white head into my glass. Holds true to the style.

Hops are a cross between citrus and pine. At least to my nose. Has a note of buttery malt as well.

Clean with a good pine bite and bready finish. It could be dialed back but otherwise fits.

More on that bready finish, which is actually short-lived and bogged down by the hops.

Not bad for the style. Reasonably priced as most crafts go for over $6.99 a 6 pack.

Brad007, May 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

thatoneguymike, May 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

MDM, Apr 19, 2014
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Mission St. Pale Ale from Steinhaus Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.