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Mission St. Anniversary Ale 2013 - Steinhaus Brewing Co.

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84 Ratings
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Ratings: 84
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.12%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | 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.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: crob3888 on 03-29-2013)
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BlueFeetAndBeer

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

05-31-2013 17:49:12 | More by BlueFeetAndBeer
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BeerAficionadoMCMXC

California

3.28/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance- Not impressed with the head retention or lacing. Color is a dark, deep brown.
Smell- Nutty and raisiny.
Taste- Very toffee-like and raisin character to it.
Mouthfeel- Straight up medium.
Overall- Alright, I am revisiting this one for a third time so it is absolutely drinkable. The reason I am giving it a 5/10 is as follows: It is in a class of it's own being a blend of three different classes of ale. I'm betting the other beers that make this one up are better off drank straight than being combined into this concoction of a brew. I can drink it, but that's not saying too much. Cheers to those who do.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2013 07:15:13 | More by BeerAficionadoMCMXC
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HalfFull

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bomber poured into a large wine glass, this years anny beer shows deep brown, clear and with ruby highllights. Nice cap of foam and decent retention follow. Dubbed an 'Imperial Brown Ale' this year and coming in at the same 8.5% as the last two years.

Some ruddy hops and notable caramel notes on the nose along with dried fruits; plum, raisan and a touch of alcohol as well. Touch of woodiness at times.

Flavor is somewhat sweet yet not in a singular way, offering a fairly complex delivery of malt flavors. Finishes with a grainy and spicy sweetness, bit of cinnamon and cherry diffused into the mix. Fairly long finish is pleasant enough. Nice feel and carbonation, bit of higher alcohols present. Overall more of a standard strong ale than an Imperial Brown and surely not too Red in flavor. A quandary of sorts, yet a decent one.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2013 05:35:41 | More by HalfFull
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ste5venla

California

3/5  rDev -13.5%

05-26-2013 05:10:29 | More by ste5venla
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

05-24-2013 18:01:39 | More by Kopfschuss
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ButtomsUp

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

05-15-2013 02:34:55 | More by ButtomsUp
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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

3.63/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

2013 Vintage poured into a snifter

A- Pours murky amber red. Almost black in the glass. Litlle head to speak of in this beer.

S- A big dark fruit on the nose. A bit of grain and yeast. A slight nuttyness and herbal aroma.

T- A heavy dark fruit on this one. A fig and plum flavor and caramelized raisins. A deep burnt sugar note and dark caramel. A slight roastyness on the back end. A big grainy flavor and yeastyness. A nutty and garlic aftertaste.

M- This is a pretty thick beer. chewy and syrupy. Strong as well, quite warming. A sticky mouthfeel.

O- A solid strong ale, not too stand out but I have no complaints. And that price is unstoppable, $3,.50.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2013 23:55:41 | More by TwelveOunces
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

05-11-2013 02:24:24 | More by brandoman63
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fastrodney

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -13.5%

05-10-2013 20:22:13 | More by fastrodney
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beck2008

California

3.63/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Got this at TJs for a very reasonable $2.99 per bomber

A: Pours brown with two finger head - some nice lacing (for whatever it's worth)

S: caramel, prune, toffee.

T: Malty, vanilla, caramel on the the sweet-side brew. It reminds me of Sam Adams double bock (imperial series). It's actually better than the SA because it's not overly sweet.

M: Medium mouth feel - about right for this kind of style

O: Nice price, a good brew if you are not into hoppy brews but are into trying something different. I'll try this again next year.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2013 03:46:36 | More by beck2008
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RichH55

Illinois

4/5  rDev +15.3%

05-08-2013 15:18:49 | More by RichH55
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beerme411

California

2/5  rDev -42.4%

05-07-2013 10:03:48 | More by beerme411
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YieldToNothing

New York

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

05-06-2013 03:06:45 | More by YieldToNothing
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Rollzroyce21

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

05-04-2013 05:23:42 | More by Rollzroyce21
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cre83

Washington

4/5  rDev +15.3%

05-01-2013 18:47:52 | More by cre83
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mwar

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +15.3%

04-28-2013 15:49:19 | More by mwar
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WeisGuy

New York

2/5  rDev -42.4%

04-27-2013 15:58:37 | More by WeisGuy
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s4s

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

04-25-2013 03:43:35 | More by s4s
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

04-24-2013 02:22:40 | More by buckyp
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Dogfish Head pint glass. Pours a dark reddish orange amber with a thin, very light tan head that dissipated quickly to a ring around the glass. Light aroma of dark and bready malt, molasses, a hint of vanilla and dark fruit. Flavor of dark fruit, melded light toasted and bready malt, nuts, faint chocolate. Finish is thin and slightly astringent. Medium bodied. This tastes pretty much as it is described on the label: a combination of several ales including a porter. Flavor is pleasant enough, but sweet, light and a bit muddled. A bit of alcohol bite in the finish. Totally fulfills its purpose as an inexpensive pleasant strong ale, but breaks no new ground.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2013 03:35:28 | More by LiquidAmber
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

04-19-2013 02:10:15 | More by SocalKicks
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ZombieJester

California

3/5  rDev -13.5%

04-17-2013 03:10:57 | More by ZombieJester
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BucannonXC5

California

3.71/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Type: 22-oz. bomber
Glass: Firestone restaurant glass
From: Trader Joe’s in La Mesa (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $2.99
Purchased: April 4, 2013
Consumed: April 13, 2013
Misc.: N/A

Poured a dark brown, almost black color with two fingers of khaki tan head. Sporadic spots of lacing on the sides most of the way down. Average retention on the top.

Not a potent smell. In fact, I had to work for it at first. Got rich toffee malts, caramel, chocolate, roasty and faint nuts.

Tasted roasty toffee malts. Also caramal, chocolate, nuts, faint coffee beans with a pleasant bitter finish.

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, slightly bitter finish.

A pretty good beer overall. Nice and smooth and flavorful. I’d have it again.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2013 06:04:48 | More by BucannonXC5
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

04-14-2013 07:01:35 | More by WDJersey
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Halcyondays

California

3.09/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

22 oz. bomber,

A: Pours brown with a small creamy white head, fair head retention.

S: Heavy notes of malt, some date and prune, toffee.

T: Malt centered with notes of dried grape, molasses for sure, figgy. Caramel and nuts as well.

M: Medium to full-bodied, flabby feel, cloying at times, a bit syrupy, feels a bit underattenuated.

O: The price is very attractive at $2.99/bomber, but in the end, this is just average beer and not really my style.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 03:40:27 | More by Halcyondays
Mission St. Anniversary Ale 2013 from Steinhaus Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.