RateBeer
overall
75
73
style

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A full hop regiment attributes to a fresh citrus aroma and earthy flavor all balanced by lightly toasted malts. Not long ago, workers would be called to their union mandated beer breaks with the pull of the chain activated steam whistle. Beer bucket boys would hustle cold brew out to the workers before they returned to the production line. Our Pull Chain Pail Ale is a tribute to the working men and women who built this great city. Back to work!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brentfeesh (1208) - Mansfield, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2005
I took to this one quickly. The hops used to flavor this one are among my favorites and they did not disappoint. The aroma was well balanced with a nice citrus hop presence and reasonable malty backbone. The flavor was similar with and easy blend of cascade and Goldings flavors (i.e., cascade did not dominate with grapefruit and other citrus, but was more subtle with the addition of the Goldings). Very drinkable and a nice balanced offering (I had two).

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
clingman71 (297) - Centerville, Ohio, USA - JUL 31, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2007 Draft-brewery. I had high expectaions for Milwaukee Ale House. I tried the APA and was very disappointed. I t looked good, had an ok aroma, but average, and I am being generous, flavor. It wasn’t good, just quaffable. The place seemed more interested in the band and being as "hot spot" than being a "craft" brewery. I saw more people drinking macros than the house beers, this is a serious problem.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - JUL 25, 2005
Tap: copper with a decent head. Citrus/pine hop aroma. flavor the same with some malt to balance. Nice hop bite at the end. Decent pale ale for sure.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (11560) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2005
On tap at the Milwaukee Ale House Brew Pub. Poured a medium amberish-copper color with a small sized off white head. Aromas and tastes of grapefruit, citrus and pine. Had a lightly sweet balance to the nice hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1FastSTi (3360) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 9, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 11, 2006 Poured to a bronze/copper colored body with a rocky white head and excellent lacing. The aroma has some good APA characteristics. Pine and grapefruit hop with some decent malt. However, the aroma is a touch weak. Perhaps it’s the glassware/bar atmosphere. The flavor is nicely hoppy, some malt. Typical APA. The palate is rich and full, smooth. A good beer in the APA family.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 16, 2005
a cloudy copper yellow hugh w/ a thin white head w/ great lacing... the smell was grapefruit (light) and pine needles.. the palate was thin and carbonated. The flavor was mildly hoppy w/ a sort of stale finish overall I was unimpressed and wouldn’t drink this again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDIPSO (5657) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 11, 2005
Dark slightly hazed amber color with a small dense head. Aromas of pine and mild grapefruit. Mild malt lingers in the back. Some fresh hops flavors with a mild light fruitiness mid quaff. Finsih has a mild pine and grapefruit bite. Medium body. A decent Pale.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 11, 2004
I really liked this beer. In fact, I had several last night at the Ale House. The picture of the beer on the left does it justice. The Pull Chain is a orangish/brownish and pours with a slight bit of head on the top. The taste was my favorite part - very hoppy with some malty aspects. It leaves a similar aftertaste as a German pilsner with a little more earthy tones. A great beer to drink all night or to enjoy on its own.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsquire (4148) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 3, 2004
On tap at the pub. Orange color with a nice off-white head and a nose full of citrus hops. Caramel sweetness and better body than the Soloman Juneau, but still dominated by the hop. There is a noticable hop burn on the tongue. Better with food.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 7, 2004
Dirty Orange Coloring. Hoppy and Dry. Not My Favorite Offering Here, but Still a Decent Ale


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3 4 5 6 7  8  9 10


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50