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Pearl Street Pale Ale - Pearl Street Brewery

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58 Ratings
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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 17.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pearl Street Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cokes on 03-01-2005)
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Reviews by OliverBlaze:
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3.45/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

In my neck of the woods this beer is on tap all over the place, so iv'e had my share. It pours a rich golden color with little head. It has some lacing that can be seen sip after sip, but nothing crazy. Bitter hop presence is found backed by a timid sweet malty backside. Very earthy smelling beer that reminds you why its label is green. A very refreshing APA that doesn't separate itself from the pack too much, but enough to deserve a spot in your fridge or cooler for a hot summer weekend. They didn't screw this brew up.

OliverBlaze, Mar 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

NilocRellim, Sep 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

bpfrush, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

sgttibbs, Jul 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

richkrull, Sep 14, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Nov 08, 2012
Photo of cokes
3.35/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours to a golden-tinted copper with a skimming of off-white suds.
It noses of doughy breads, graduating toastier over times, with a floral, piney, and lightly citric hop backing.
Doughy up front in the mouth, toastiness grows and grows from underneath until it becomes the feature. Hops bring lime juice, floral, and a dab of pine, but seem overmatched, as more bitterness could be used to override the lingering sweet-toasty flavors.
Medium bodied, with little carbonation.
It's not entirely bad, but lacks the balance- and thus the sessionability- that I look for in a Pale Ale.

cokes, May 12, 2009
Photo of dirtylou
3.85/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz single, Riley's

never heard of this brewery, so glad riley's had single of their main brands

appearance: poured into a standard pint glass, clear copper-amber body with a light beige froth and light lacing

smell: toasted grain, toasted malt, crisp hops

taste: a well done pale - not a hopbomb by any stretch but a nice balance of grassy herbal hops and toasted grain and malt. i had 2 of these and could see drinking this again over the summer

mouthfeel: light and crisp

drinkability: great

dirtylou, May 01, 2009
Photo of bashiba
1.48/5  rDev -57.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Poured a slightly hazed copper with a thin soap ring head, no lacing or retention.

The nose is very faint with a light off bit of hops, almost euro lager like.

Wow the flavor is just bad, very metallic and full of diacytle oilyness. Very bad, I hope this just an off batch.

The mouthfeel is thin and watery.

This is bad, Not sure if I'm going to even be able to finish it, its like a really old oxidized green bottle eurolager.

bashiba, May 02, 2011
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3.18/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy amber color with a large head that has excellant retention. Heavy lacing is left on the glass. Has a citrus aroma, mostly orange. A little mustiness from the malt is also noted. The flavor is a bit odd. Mostly citrus, like Sunny-D or some other orange flavored drink. I cannot detect any flavor from the malt. The body is on the thin side but the carbonation is at a decent level. The flavor did not really appeal to me but others may like it more. Could of used a different malt bill to compliment the citrus flavors. I will likely pass on this in the future.

morimech, Apr 22, 2009
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

Kunstman, May 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

mkf629, Jul 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

Wiscodrinker, Jun 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

dav2080, Oct 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

CraigTravor, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

milwaukee512, Apr 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

syx, Jun 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

MidwestBA, Sep 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Dovers, Jul 15, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer pours a large, almost overflowing white head, about four inches tall. The beer is an amber golden with fairly good active carbonation. The head, as it settles, makes a nice mousse on top. It's very, but not perfectly, clear. 4.5

S: Hoppy, but not extremely so. It's strongly American hops, piney and citrusy, but there is a slightly spicy note in there as well. I'm impressed with the balance and restraint. 4.0

T: The flavor, like the aroma, is restrained, perhaps more so. There are the same mild pine and citrus notes, but a slight astringency in the finish. The whole finish sort of falls apart. It's nice up front, but leaves nothing to long to return. As I drink more I find less and less to like. 3.5

M: Creamy smooth, which very nice, but the hops don't add too much sharpness, nor does the carbonation, which is a problem. 3.5

D: It's drinkable, better than average either, but this is not something I'll be seeking too much of again. 3.5

mdwalsh, Dec 22, 2010
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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

kalebharris, Jul 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 13, 2013
Photo of cyclonece09
4.11/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on tap into a pint glass. Pours straw with a tad of red with a small white head. Smells of piney hops with a touch of citrus. Tastes of some malt with sharp piney hops. Beer is light bodied with good carbonation, finishes real nice. Overall a very good beer.

cyclonece09, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

martyl1000, Jul 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Showboat66, Nov 30, 2013
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Pearl Street Pale Ale from Pearl Street Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.