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Mission St. Anniversary Ale 2011 - Steinhaus Brewing Co.

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Mission St. Anniversary Ale 2011Mission St. Anniversary Ale 2011

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very good

61 Ratings
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steinhaus Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A blend of Firestone Walker's barleywine, imperial stout, and robust porter. No beers in this blend were barrel aged, nor is the final blend.

(Beer added by: MrOH on 03-18-2011)
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

erwityk, Sep 11, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +17.2%

soughtbygod, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

dannycohen62, Nov 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

mdaschaf, Aug 29, 2013
Photo of blackie
4.05/5  rDev +2.3%

a: have had this one around for 8 months or so, served in a unibroue branded tulip, deep, opaque mahogany brown in color, head light with only a thin ring retained

s: the nose features rich semisweet and milk chocolate, sweet toffee and brown sugar, lots of smooth roasts and a slight touch of char smoke, toasted dark bread, mild earthy hops, pleasantly complex - even some hints of bourbon and tobacco here

m: carbonation light-moderate, body moderate with a nice weight

t: lots of notched up brown ale flavors - rich chocolate coated toffee, dark fruit and brown sugars, sweet to begin, with drier, more intense roasts pushing in after the swallow as a chocolate sweetness continues to linger, a nice bitterness creeps slowly into the finish, earthy, with lots of lingering malt character, tobacco, the sugars are prominent but not tiring, alcohol presence light to moderate

o: a deal at $2.99 per bomber, rich and satisfying, more than would typically be expected for the price

blackie, Apr 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

BoRaeCho, Sep 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1%

UncleBuccs, Aug 10, 2012
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3.85/5  rDev -2.8%

Appearance: Dark brown with red overtones with a modest light beige head.

Smell: Mild brown sugar and bready yeast notes.

Taste: Mild roasted malt notes, brown sugar and toffee notes. There is also some mild hop bitterness.The beer finishes fairly dry with the mild hop nod faint brown sugar notes.

Mouth-feel: On the light side of medium-bodied with a modest level of carbonation.

Overall: This is a fine example of a beer that eliminates any excuse not to drink craft based on price. This is a beer that can proudly hold it's place among craft beers and is priced as cheap or cheaper than BMC. `$3 for a 22 oz Bomber, it's definitely one of the best bang for the bucks I've run across.

IKR, Jul 20, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev -0.8%

22oz bottle into a tulip. Pours a murky brown mahogany w/ a 1-finger khaki head, not much lacing.

Aroma is heavily malty up front. Toffee, caramel, rum-soaked fruit, and some aromatic hops in the background. Dominant aroma though is almost cloyingly sweet.

Taste is, not surprisingly, sweet and malty. Brown sugar, figs, booze, and a nice roasty quality. Bittering hops balance things out somewhat, but the fruity malt remains front and center.

Mouthfeel is thick and coating.

Overall this a slow sipper of a beer. Not sure I'd drink it again, even if I could.

draheim, Jun 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

El_Zilcho, May 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

JimGlonke, May 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1%

bsuedekum, Mar 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

carrollmel7, Mar 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Exiled, Feb 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1%

ithinkimasofa, Jan 11, 2012
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5/5  rDev +26.3%

leprakhan, Dec 08, 2011
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5/5  rDev +26.3%

DoubleSimcoe, Nov 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +1%

nmann08, Nov 24, 2011
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3/5  rDev -24.2%

I2uss, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +26.3%

KevSal, Nov 17, 2011
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3.95/5  rDev -0.3%

Out of a bomber I picked up at Trader Joe’s in Santa Fe this beer was a very dark brown, almost black color but when it was held to sunlight it revelad ruby highlights. The head was a towering pile of tan foam. The retention was good and it left clumps of lacing. The aroma was of caramel, toffee, dark fruits and some chocolate. The flavors were good, I kept thinking “This beer was $3.99?” I tasted lots of caramel and toffee along with dates, figs, cocoa and behind that alcohol. The mouthfeel was smooth, the body medium/full and the carbonation appropriate. A total bargain for the quality.

thekevlarkid, Nov 04, 2011
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3.15/5  rDev -20.5%

Thanks to deftim13 for this bottle. Served in a Mikasa tulip.

Pours black with a very thin off-white head with no retention. Thin collar. There are some dark fruits and light chocolate. Moderate brown sugar. Faint sweetness in the body. Nothing really going on. Some chocolate. Medium body and a dry finish. Just okay.

Thorpe429, Sep 20, 2011
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Mission St. Anniversary Ale 2011 from Steinhaus Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.