Market Street Pot Belly Pale Ale | Market Street Brewing Co. and Restaurant

BA SCORE
3.57/5
6 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Market Street Brewing Co. and Restaurant
New York, United States
936-beer.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Boto on 08-25-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
6
pDev:
7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
Trade:
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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of dtx00
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Mudawg
3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of johnnnniee
3.33/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap 8/1/2011
Pours a deep golden color with a thinnish white head that dissipates slowly and leaves some lace. Earthy, citrusy aroma mixed with a bit of bread and toffee. Taste is much the same, a bitter citrusy hoppy beer with a smattering of toffee and caramel malts. Medium body and carbonation level with a resinous bitter mouthfeel. Decent Pale ale, nothing special but certainly a drinkable beer.

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Photo of WesWes
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a nice golden color with a thick frothy white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It has a solid pale malt recipe; pale and Carapils malts, excellent hop choice. The hops really stand out in the aroma; very nice. The taste is good. It has a good balanced taste. It's got a solid malt base along with a larger than average hop addition. It goes down easy with a moderately bitter finish. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a medium bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a good drinking pale and their best offering in the sampler.

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Photo of Sammy
3.67/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

An average beer, though so-so pale. Good C hop aroma. Good lacing. Fresh. Citrus flavour bitterness, and malt secondary. Tasted more bitter than IBU 31 self-evaluation, maybe they turned up the hop content over time. Creamy, middling mouthfeel. Above average carbonation. Appreciate the sessionability.

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Photo of Boto
3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draught: The beer pours with a large, fluffy white head. There was good retention of the head. The beer itself was a dark amber color. It was fairly clear. The aroma was a hair weak. It was mainly of some piney and citrusy hops. Some malts in there also. The beer had a good malt body to balance the bit of bitterness from the hops. Some piney notes to the taste.

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Market Street Pot Belly Pale Ale from Market Street Brewing Co. and Restaurant
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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