Saint Peter Pale Ale | Great Waters Brewing

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38 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Waters Brewing
Minnesota, United States
greatwatersbc.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
38
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
12.08%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
1
For Trade:
0
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3.13/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.52/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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Photo of MattyG85
3.95/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub. Poured into a standard shaker pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a bright copper/golden orange with a moderate amount of bubbles and a solid two finger off white head with decent retention. Leaves lots of lacing on the glass.

Smell: Sweet bready pale malts with a good amount of caramel and biscuit. Some wheat grains and some light hints of earthy, grassy hops in the background. A pretty sweet malt forward aroma.

Taste: Similar to the aroma. A fairly sweet taste of pale malts and wheat grains with some good notes of caramel and biscuit. Light hints of grassy and earthy hops in the background to provide some balance. Definitely a bready malt forward ale.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Creamy, slick, and very smooth.

Overall: A pretty solid beer. One of the more malt forward pale ales I've had but it doesn't lack in taste.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of BigBry
3.62/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewpub.
Clear amber copper with a short, tight, off white head. Good retention, lots of lacing on the glass.
Sweet aroma of bread, pale malt, caramel. Light earthy hops.
Taste is similar to the smell. A more sweet and malty flavor than I was expecting from a pale ale.
Some hop bitterness, herbal and leafy but quite light.
Light to medium body and mouth feel. Creamy and smooth.
Balanced but not the hoppy kick I was looking for.

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3.43/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Growler labeled “Pale 3-14”

A: Copper/brown with a faint white head.

S: Caramel, biscuit…surprisingly sweet smelling and very similar to their brown. Nice, but would like at least a hint of hops.

T: Just like the aroma – sweet with caramel and biscuit malt flavors. Very little in the way of hops. Slight bitterness in the finish is only indication hops were used, but even finish is more sweet than bitter.

M: Medium-bodied, carbonation is on the soft side and overall, it’s a bit sticky.

Very malty and flavored more like an amber or brown. It was tasty enough, but I am seriously questioning whether I ended up with a mislabeled growler as this was the maltiest (English or otherwise) pale ale I’ve ever tasted. I’d rather have one of Great Waters’ Brown Trout if I wanted this type of beer.

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of zeff80
3.85/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap and cask - the latter was better.

A - Poured out a hazy, copper color with a two-finger, off-white head of pillowy foam. It left sheets of sudsy lace on the glass.

S - It smelled floral with some sweet citrus notes. A touch of sweet toffee, too.

T - It tasted of sweet caramel and toffee with a nice spicy bite of bitterness.

M - It was crisp and smooth. A light to medium bodied ale with a dry finish.

O - This is a very nice APA. Better on cask, but good either way.

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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Saint Peter Pale Ale from Great Waters Brewing
3.56 out of 5 based on 38 ratings.
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