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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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319 Ratings
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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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4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-10-2012 21:23:20 | More by dominic4beer
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3.7/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

APPEARANCE: Brilliant and transparent orange-copper with a thin, quickly dissipating, big-bubbled head.

SMELL: Mild to medium scent of almost all pine.

TASTE: Above average bitterness to start, followed by a brief, but intensely sweet burst of pine and hops. It all settles out into a slightly metallic and dry aftertaste. As the beer went down it seemed to sweeten up a bit all the way through.

MOUTHFEEL: Rich and syrupy, in a delightful way.

OVERALL: Well balanced and solid IPA. Nothing that knocked my socks off, but a good, very drinkable beer that represents the West Coast IPA very well. Plus, Paso Robles is a beautiful place if that counts.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2011 07:05:14 | More by StoneTSR
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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-10-2013 01:48:07 | More by Snellgg5
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clear and cooper in color. Not a lot of head, was worried at first it may be flat but it was ok. Decent lacing with what little head there is and good retention too. Smell was pleasant. Very nice mix of caramel malt and piney hops with some pineapple citrus to it. Taste was good but not as good as the smell. Some malt, slightly dry, with a sweet, citrusy hop kick to it. Definitely a west coast IPA. Mouthfeel was slightly oily and smooth, not too full. Overall a good beer and easy drinker. Not the best IPA every but I would revisit this one.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2010 02:45:44 | More by bunnyhustle
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

02-21-2014 23:35:42 | More by Oidmoe
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

02-02-2014 04:42:15 | More by mpenske
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-18-2012 14:59:30 | More by terence
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-23-2014 03:12:47 | More by baiser
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Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

07-24-2013 01:34:37 | More by loupap
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New York

4/5  rDev +8.4%

02-08-2014 23:22:59 | More by jpd026
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-25-2013 20:27:24 | More by sonofliberty2
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-30-2013 18:01:54 | More by ejh06752
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

04-03-2014 22:07:04 | More by pathead
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North Carolina

3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass

A: Mediumish copper depending on the light, clear, head settles to nice covering foam and sticks pretty easily to the sides of the glass, not in big sheets but just enough

S: Slightly sweet smelling, it makes the hops seem fruity, but judging by the flavor they aren't really, more of a light pine/resin aroma combined with the slight malt sweetness, a little mild for an IPA

T: Same sentiments as the aroma, good malt honey sweetness to support a moderate hop bitterness, the hops again are sticky and resiny, pretty good flavor, but the bitterness is not where I expect it and the flavor could be turned up a bit

M: Not nearly as dry as some IPA's, just a little bit to keep the palate clean, easy to drink

O: A good "kind hoppy" beer when you wants something thirst-quencing and easy to drink. Not much of an IPA though, especially when compared to the better versions of the style. I'm definitely the first to admit that I don't like all the imperial beer craze, but this tastes more like a pale ale.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 02:17:52 | More by dpodratsky3
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-09-2014 23:35:56 | More by MidwestBA
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4.1/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured into a New Belgium snifter

A - Medium-dark amber, little to no head and no lacing

S - Slight floral hop and a bittersweet malt

T - Floral and Citrusy hops and a very sweet malty finish. Light and crisp

M - Really light and flufy with a carbonated backbone

D - Very easy. Light enough to pound and heavy enough to enjoy

Final thought - For $5.99 a bottle, you can't go wrong with this IPA. Also a great starter for those who haven't had an IPA

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2011 07:52:40 | More by whatthehull
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3.15/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear rust/caramel like color with a small 1 finger deep bubbly white head.

Smells of citrusy hops, sweet caramel maltiness, nice tropical hop aroma.

Sweet maltiness, toasted malt, caramel, subdued tropical & piney hoppiness in finish.

Light to medium bodied, nicely carbonated, dry finish.

Anotehr $5.99 sixer I'd buy again. Not out of this world, but a serviceable IPA for when you're looking for quality on the cheap or are having a bunch of people over & have to supply the beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2009 22:36:24 | More by bbothen
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

02-08-2013 00:39:37 | More by Zanico
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-04-2014 02:10:54 | More by monkeybeerbelly
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4.2/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured into a pint glass. A crystal clear, copper color with a small, off-white head of foam. Thin trails of lace spot the glass.

S - As soon as I poured this...an aroma cloud enveloped an area 2 feet around the glass! Awesome smelling. Pine, citrus, and some bready notes. Very impressed.

T - Hop bitterness on the outset. The middle lets out some grapefruit notes. The finish is sweetbread and bitter. Beautifully balanced and decent complexity. Tasty bread and biscuit flavors linger. Amazed that this much flavor can be had for a $ 6.99 sixer.

M - Medium light body.Crisp and clean! A dry, bitter finish with subtle sweetbread notes in the rear. The only thing lacking is a bit more carbonation.

D - This is a really fine IPA but at $ 1.17 a bottle...mind blowing! For the price of half a cup of ice and water-downed soda at a fast food joint...you could get this!! I love this beer. This beer is definitely a rotation beer and could well graduate to sitting alongside the Two Hearted in my fridge. It is that good. And the PA is also amazing. Firestone Walker truly knows their PA and IPAs! KUDOS!

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2011 04:03:12 | More by Brunite
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-31-2014 04:20:01 | More by cd34
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1/5  rDev -72.9%

06-15-2014 20:12:03 | More by spoonhawk
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-10-2013 23:01:22 | More by bca115
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3.18/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a standard pint

A: Orange to gold in color. Nice, solid white head at first, dies quickly. Moderate carbonation.

S: Sweet orange and a hint of tangerine. Candy like sweetness. Not a lot of aroma in this one.

T: Sweetness at first, then some citrus notes with orange and tangerine character. Maybe just a hint of grapefruit bitterness. Finishes with a faint graininess and some caramel. Not terribly complex. Pretty straight forward in the taste department.

M: Light to medium bodied. Fairly crisp. Finishes slightly sticky in the throat from the hops. Not abrasive though.

D: A pretty average IPA. Nothing bad about it, but nothing really stellar. It was a pretty good deal at $6.99 a sixer, but for a few dollars more you could have a world class IPA. I'll pass on getting this again, but it may be worth a try for those who aren't ready for a big IPA.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2010 01:04:40 | More by brewdoc75
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4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a clear copper with a slightly off white head that has excellent retention
Smell is hops, stringent hops and tart fruity odder.
Tangy and tart citrus taste.
Medium body,
True to its IPA style. Hops dominate, with malts finishing a distant second. A solid IPA.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2013 00:41:35 | More by jadpsu
Mission St. India Pale Ale from Steinhaus Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 319 ratings.