Mission Street Pale Ale

Brewed by Trader Joe’s (Steinhaus Brewing / JosephsBrau)
Monrovia, California USA
4.7% American Pale Ale | 268 Ratings |
Steinhaus Brewing Co.
This hand crafted brew is a perennial winner at beer competitions around the world. Nothing but pure water, hops, malted barley and yeast are used in the brewing process – nothing artificial, ever. It’s light-tasting and refreshing, while maintaining the essence of what a pale ale should be – amber in color with well balanced hops and a smooth finish. Whether you’re in the market for an interesting beer to serve at a holiday gathering or just a smooth, satisfying brew to enjoy with dinner, Mission St. Pale Ale fills the bill.

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Beer Rating Assistance


Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
alcohol banana bubblegum butterscotch clove cooked vegetables cough drop ginger licorice raisin rotten eggs soy sauce skunky smoke vanilla woody
Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

Color
pale golden amber orange red brown black

Liquid
clear hazy cloudy sparkling

Head
rocky frothy minimal white tan brown
Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

Sweet
light medium heavy

Bitter
light medium heavy

Sour
light medium heavy

Other
salty umami
The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

Body
light medium full

Texture
thin oily creamy sticky slick thick

Carbonation
fizzy lively average soft flat

Finish
astringent bitter abrupt long

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