Killer Bee - The Ship Inn
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Ratings: 7 | Reviews: 3 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by keysofebony:
5/5 rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Had this on tap and in a growler.
this is a very good beer. Pours a copper-amber color. Cannot comment much on head retention and lacing as it was served from the walk-in cooler keg room to a growler, although not that important being how good it is.
First smell definitely brings out the honey and hops, although not too hoppy by any means. More sweet malty aroma thanks to the honey and the Ringwood yeast. This batch finished at the perfect gravity and has a excellent balance of malt and hops, also not too sweet, not too dry.
Has a very fermented-honey taste to it. A must try. this is the highest ABV on tap at the moment coming in at 7%, which it hides very well. This, and everything on tap can let the old english brewers rest easy knowing someone still makes their great ales.
Serving type: growler
08-07-2011 05:10:11 | More by keysofebony
More User Reviews:
4.38/5 rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5
Not really a growler, but a 5-quart box, like a wine box--they fill it and seal it in the bar.
First thing you notice is the extremely low carbonation; barely any head. A pretty dark amber beer. Pronounced aroma of honey and caramel maltiness. Taste: Initial impression of sweetness, but that's a trick your senses play on you; the honey flavor fools you for a second. Nice balance between the honey flavor and hop bitterness. Just discovered the Ship Inn this week--will be back.
Serving type: growler
07-26-2011 01:02:35 | More by snegopady
3.73/5 rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
First had: on tap at the Garden State Craft Brewers Guild 15th Annual Beer Festival, USS New Jersey, Camden, NJ
A pale ale brewed with local honey. Poured a clear golden yellow with a small wispy head. Sweet, grainy aroma; pretty simple. Smooth taste of sweet, lightly toasted malts and honey, pretty basic. A little bit of hoppiness in the finish, leaving a little stale bitterness in the mouth, which was a shame considering the beer started off so sweet. But still, not bad. Light mouthfeel, and pretty drinkable.
Serving type: on-tap
06-18-2011 23:45:52 | More by Rifugium
Killer Bee from The Ship Inn
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.