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Grail Ale - Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

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BA SCORE
82
good

175 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 10-30-2001)
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Reviews by Stimack:
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Stimack

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brew poured to a deep amber color with a monsterous light tan head that had good retention and left a lot of lacing. Buscuit and Caramel seem to rule the aromas of this brew and give a sweet scent. The flavors here are pretty close to what I was expecting based on the nose but there is also some bready and toasted notes. Slight hop flavor there that goes well. This is well balanced beer, not my favorite offering from Middle Ages but it's a fairly good brew.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2010 04:31:38 | More by Stimack
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Has a nice aroma and balanced flavors. Some sweetness, tastiness and bite in moderate proportions. You won't regret drinking this one.

If told I could only drink one beer, this one would be up for consideration

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Grail Ale from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
82 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.