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Mission St. India Pale Ale - Steinhaus Brewing Co.

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Mission St. India Pale AleMission St. India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
83
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319 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 319
Reviews: 181
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 11.65%
Wants: 6
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steinhaus Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: aforbes10 on 12-28-2008)
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sklinger990

California

4.15/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Not much head, but nice delicate lacing on the class and floating on top. Bright bronze in color.

S- I think this is the best part. My girl (not really a beer drinker) said that it smelled like strawberrys. I can see that a little, but I get more of a bright citrus/pine thing going on, with a hint of sweetness... very nice.

T- Slight sweetness with mostly a citus hoppy flavor. But what I really like about it is that it doesn't kick you in the face with bitterness. There is enough to support the flavor and give it a back bone, but it doesn't cling to your tounge or blast all of the other flavors away.

M- Light and a little dry. Its nice compared to other sticky feeling IPAs.

D- I could put down quite a few of these easily. This is the second time I have bought this beer and it wont be the last.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2009 06:29:48 | More by sklinger990
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New York

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3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I was over at Trader Joe's today. I got this beer and a couple of others to try. I continue to be impressed by the value and quality of the Trader Joe's beers.

Appearance
Thick off-white head. Decent retention. Very good lacing. Orange amber body. Small to medium sized carbonation bubbles that are quite lively. I was hoping for some cloudiness but there was none. Beside that this beer looks very nice.

Smell
Strong hops aroma that is pine dominant but also has a citrus character. Faint bread-like malts.

Taste
Strong hop flavor. The taste is similar to the aroma, but the hops have a bitterness that is not present in the nose. Quite bitter. Tastes like bitter pine hops with a little bit of grapefruit peel. Faint malt presence at the end.

Mouthfeel
Pretty full bodied. The hops bitterness lingers. There is an oiliness that remains. Robust carbonation but it does not sting.

Overall
A very hops forward beer. High bitterness. The malt body is there in the mouthfeel but is somewhat lacking in the taste. IMO this beer needs more of a malt presence to balance out the hops. Maybe that says more about my views on IPA's than it does about this particular brew. Around here this beer sells for about 70% the price of say Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and comparable craft brews. Good value. Good beer. A little too hops forward for my palate.

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3.61/5  rDev -2.2%
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RJT

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Light and crisp with a HUGE dollop of citrus. It reminds me of other beers with a similar profile.

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Finishes clean with that great citrus hop bite.

Much better choice here.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The body is very clean with a thin paleness but the head mounts thickly.

The aroma is bitter and floral but gives off a sour fruit. Grapefruit and lemon, pine resin, pithy rind and caramel malts can all be found.

The flavor is more to the bitter herbal but a sour grapefruit rind exists. Deeply underneath a tea leaf malt flavor runs thick. The hops are pithy bitter but not brash and deeply resined.

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Mission St. India Pale Ale from Steinhaus Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 319 ratings.