Pure Malt Cave Ale | Potosi Brewing Company

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79
okay
121 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Pure Malt Cave AlePure Malt Cave Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Potosi Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
potosibrewery.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by KeefD on 01-04-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
121
Reviews:
42
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
12.02%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Cubsfan1087
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of woosterbill
3.57/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle.

A: Clear medium amber body with a finger of off-white head. Mediocre retention and lacing. Pretty average.

S: Straightforward, robust pale malt. Bread crust, cracker, and grain husk. A hint of caramel sweetness and some faint fruity hops. Solid.

T: Follows the nose; more malt than hops, but never too sweet. Long, lightly bitter finish. Nothing exciting, but tasty all the same.

M: Fairly light bodied and spritzy. A little too superficial to match the flavor.

O: Forgettable but enjoyable.

Cheers!

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Photo of IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
3.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of brentk56
3.37/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color; the head fades a bit quickly though it leaves some streaks behind

Smell: Bread and caramel - thoroughly malty aromatics

Taste: Very bready, up front, with a growing caramel character in the middle; a hint of fruit appears, after the swallow but the aftertaste is dominated by the caramel malt flavors

Mouthfeel: Medium body (slightly flabby) with moderate carbonation

Overall: Very malty and a bit too sweet and one dimensional for my palate; as an EPA, there should be more of a hop presence

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Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of enelson
2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

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3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of TMoney2591
3.19/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Better than a "pure-cave malt ale". ...I guess... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear brass-amber topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises soft biscuit, softer grass, and even softer flowers. The taste brings in more of the same, though things are stronger (harder, I guess...) in general, and the biscuit has a vague hint of fruitiness about it. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a nice, if nondescript, little beer. Not bad, just nothing special.

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Stevie_Janowski
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of chanokokoro
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a cervoise glass

Pours a light golden amber capped with a two finger bright white head. Slightly above average retention, no lacing. Grassy hops, light almond, and a hint of caramel. Opens with grass, hay, hints of nuts and toffee midpalate. Finishes fairly crisp and clean. Light bodied, fairly slick with moderate, gentle carbonation. A solid, easy drinking English style pale ale. Very enjoyable.

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3/5  rDev -12%

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4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

Pure Malt Cave Ale from Potosi Brewing Company
3.41 out of 5 based on 121 ratings.
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