Steel Rail Extra Pale Ale | Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

BA SCORE
81
good
669 Ratings
THE BROS
81
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Steel Rail Extra Pale AleSteel Rail Extra Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Massachusetts, United States
berkshirebrewingcompany.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by UnionMade on 08-22-1996

BEER STATS
Ratings:
669
Reviews:
225
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
13.69%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
116
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 669 |  Reviews: 225
Photo of deadmonkees
3.13/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EvMatt
3.18/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of shas595
3.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FluffyRumia
3.91/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Matthowland
3.79/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dtumminelliob
3.37/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I have only enjoyd this, when at all, on tap. I think this is because it comes across fresh and crisp in that context, but that defeats the purpose in some ways of an ale. It is almost like an ale masquerading as a pilsener, and I would just rather have a pilsener in that case.

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Photo of alexworsnip
3.67/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cavanaghty
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Straw yellow with a thin white head.

Smell: Light hops and citrus.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of sweeter citrus with a mild bitter hops finish.

Overall: Decent IPA, would be good on a hot summer day.

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Photo of Shellynix
3.13/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of renaveg
3.49/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DMcGirr
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jbaker67
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sswilliams41
3.63/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xtonytx
3.18/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jtw21
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dur921
4.21/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of buzzarooski
3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brianedonovan
3.08/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of tim007007
3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of newbeeraday
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lucienbel
3.97/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dizzy242
3.74/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of griffey123
3.29/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Denham
2.93/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

drinkable but nothing special. smooth corn. no reason to revisit.

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Photo of Barleycorn
3.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Steel Rail Extra Pale Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
3.58 out of 5 based on 669 ratings.
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