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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

238 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 238
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.8%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | 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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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.83/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle only a couple months old.

Look is clear, pale, golden, with a small and sticky head. Smell goes kind of metallic for me: pear, oranges, alcohol. Taste is juicy and sweet, without any off flavors. Orange peel, thick malts, crisp and bready with a bitter finish.

Very good for a tj beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 23:04:44 | More by jimmah120
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mc4z

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

11-23-2013 09:10:29 | More by mc4z
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argock

Virginia

4.05/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz stubby brown bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass. 100913 freshness date stamped on front of label. Purchased at Trader Joe's (Charlottesville, VA) for $6.99.

A: Clear honey-gold with 1-2 fingers of off-white, frothy head with decent retention and plentiful crusty lace around the top of the glass.

S: Aromas are decidedly hoppy with a great mix of fresh hop, dank with milder floral orange citrus character. Malts are also part of the aroma profile with a good bready, crackery aroma too. I don't detect any yeast or alcohol aromas.

T: The flavor is excellent, especially at the price point, with a flood of bready malt, light caramel sweetness, but delicious crackery character as well. The hoppiness is balancing with tea-like herbal character up front but more orange and grapefruit citrus and floral qualities as well. The hops character really blends well with the malt profile. No yeast or alcohol character present.

M: Light-bodied with medium carbonation and a super-dry finish. There is no astringency or negative qualities.

O: One of the most drinkable beers out there. Not as iconic as SNPA but just as drinkable and very buyable at $6.99. Gotta check the bottled on date but overall a wonderful balanced APA with low ABV and superb flavor and sessionability. A really good beer when you can find it within 3-4 months of bottled on date. I wish TJ was more respectful of the beer as far as storage of this beer -- would coolers be that tough?

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2013 05:46:44 | More by argock
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SFNC

North Carolina

3.51/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A leftover from a family get together, I poured this with low expectations having had their IPA earlier and found it wanting.

Poured a hazy gold with small head left faded quickly. The smell is pleasant with a light citrus scent, a little grassy, simple but not too bad. The taste is a improvement on the smell, with the citrus being upfront and a nice, semi dry fade. Not very complex, but overall enjoyable.

I would say it's not a great beer hat I would seek out, but for the price it's a winner that I would not turn down. Way to go Trader Joes!

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 00:22:10 | More by SFNC
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Thullin187

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -16.2%

11-14-2013 12:32:32 | More by Thullin187
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cletusdog

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

11-03-2013 03:13:38 | More by cletusdog
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-19-2013 00:58:18 | More by kylehay2004
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gregu2

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-11-2013 01:17:15 | More by gregu2
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scottwurst

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

10-08-2013 22:23:53 | More by scottwurst
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MrBallz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.2%

10-02-2013 19:49:56 | More by MrBallz
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TheMarkE

California

3.49/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pale gold, with a quickly disappearing head of foam and moderate lacing.

Smell: Citrus and malt.

Taste: Malt and citrus.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and dry with a slightly bitter hop aftertaste.

The Verdict: Not bad. Almost more of a hoppy pils. Coincidentally, this is produced by Firestone Walker (even though it’s billed as Steinhaus Brewing), who also makes Pivo Hoppy Pilsner. Don’t confuse the two. Still, this is a decent beer at a decent price. Thier IPA is really starting to grow on me.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2013 21:02:28 | More by TheMarkE
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DoubleMalt

New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-27-2013 02:44:43 | More by DoubleMalt
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Artjsantos

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-14-2013 02:33:00 | More by Artjsantos
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JohnnyForeign

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-31-2013 00:33:31 | More by JohnnyForeign
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BoilerUpNavy

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-25-2013 23:00:43 | More by BoilerUpNavy
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tpaetow

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

08-24-2013 00:21:02 | More by tpaetow
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DSkilling

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-20-2013 01:21:58 | More by DSkilling
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itsiilegal

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

08-01-2013 01:58:52 | More by itsiilegal
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Hopdaemon39

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-27-2013 01:45:11 | More by Hopdaemon39
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bca115

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-10-2013 20:56:50 | More by bca115
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ejh06752

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

06-30-2013 18:02:14 | More by ejh06752
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InfernoBoss

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-23-2013 06:25:55 | More by InfernoBoss
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avckc

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

06-06-2013 22:54:14 | More by avckc
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Captainawesome56

California

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

05-22-2013 04:50:44 | More by Captainawesome56
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tr9871

Mississippi

3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This is a good pale ale. It is not world class by any means, but it is certainly drinkable. The flavors have been accurately described here, although I am detecting a bit more fruitiness than others I think, almost blueberry like in a way. It is smooth and tasty, and worth a try in my opinion. I
t is what it is, and is good because of what it is not. The bottle sums this beer up nicely, reading "Mission Street resides at the crossroads of quality and value." Accurate description and definitely a good pale ale.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 00:59:05 | More by tr9871
Mission St. Pale Ale from Steinhaus Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 238 ratings.