Millstream Iowa Pale Ale | Millstream Brewing Company

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81
good
263 Ratings
THE BROS
73
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Millstream Iowa Pale AleMillstream Iowa Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Millstream Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
millstreambrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
India Pale Ale's are turning into hoppy monsters, but our Iowa Pale Ale is more mild and about balance. It has enough bitterness to match the maltiness provided by the pale malt base and gets its citrus zing from extensive dry-hopping with Cascade hops. This beer was first made in a few small batches as a summer seasonal in 2003. The response was so incredibly positive that is has worked its way into a year round beer and became a favorite to many.

29 IBU

Added by Todd on 07-04-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
263
Reviews:
126
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
14.2%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
46
For Trade:
0
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3.48/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.92/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.48/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

Grass, resin, citrus, a touch of fruit and a suspicion of tartness on the nose. Pours copper amber with a slight chill haze under a 1” off-white foam cap. A dry, slightly astringent palate begins with malty graham cracker seasoned with a little fruit and finishes with a mild hop bitterness and a slight herbal taste. Medium body and carbonation.

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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4.04/5  rDev +14.8%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

Good fruit nicely balanced Pale Ale, this one is easy drinking not a lot of hop bitterness

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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4.2/5  rDev +19.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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2/5  rDev -43.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.21/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A decent if unassuming Pale Ale. A good front porch on a summer Sunday beer. A little bitter and piney on the hop end and not what you would call smooth, but with a fairly sturdy backbone to carry it through. I've had several of the Millstream beers and found them all to be somewhere between okay and awesome.

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Millstream Iowa Pale Ale from Millstream Brewing Company
3.52 out of 5 based on 263 ratings.
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