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Sgt. Pepper - Cambridge Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

255 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 255
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 16.17%
Wants: 7
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 03-18-2009)
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GuidedByBill

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +34.8%

05-14-2012 19:54:56 | More by GuidedByBill
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UncleJimbo

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +34.8%

11-14-2011 21:15:15 | More by UncleJimbo
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +34.8%

11-26-2011 02:42:22 | More by Rochefort10nh
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Brad007

Vermont

4.81/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Love the artwork!

Pours a beautiful golden blonde with about a 85/15 ratio. Thin head in my glass. The thought of peppercorn in a beer is enticing.

Spicy yeast meets peppercorn. Very intense aroma that draws the nose in.

It tingles the taste buds with a spicy kick enhanced by the use of peppercorn. It's literally like pouring ground black pepper into a beer. I do not mean that as a slight because it's unique.

Lingering citrus, spice and peppercorn notes. Can't forget the citrus. Oddly thirst-quenching too, which is a traditional hallmark of the style.

Highly recommended if you want something that will literally tingle the taste buds.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2013 19:21:01 | More by Brad007
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ILiveOffHops

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +28%

06-09-2012 16:28:35 | More by ILiveOffHops
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +28%

12-22-2013 02:37:01 | More by Brushkanna
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stercomm

Ohio

4.71/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bomber into a nice tulip glass I picked up at Left Hand.

A- Dark golden honey in color with a nice haze. A very big frothy creamy white head that recedes slowly leaving lots of froth on the glass.

S - Getting a nice biscuit malt scent with some spice undertones.

T - Nice complexity in this brew, get malts, spice and of course the peppercorn that give this a nice dry spicy flavor.

M - Dry, medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O - Not really surprised at the overall scores as most of the folks on this site are into bigger bolder beers. I like this beer as for a farmhouse it has good spicing but the peppercorn helps bring a very nice dryness to the overall flavor with nice malt hints.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2013 20:46:23 | More by stercomm
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brewtus

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

06-22-2013 23:33:44 | More by brewtus
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johnkyoungoh

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

02-26-2012 22:34:16 | More by johnkyoungoh
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aorloski

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

01-18-2013 14:25:30 | More by aorloski
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amir


4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

04-08-2012 01:28:35 | More by amir
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huysmans

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

03-29-2013 01:41:10 | More by huysmans
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Rainblows

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

06-05-2013 15:04:28 | More by Rainblows
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hefferee

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

06-04-2013 17:29:36 | More by hefferee
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shigg85

Japan

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

02-13-2014 13:39:14 | More by shigg85
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MassachusettsBeerFan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

02-16-2013 21:29:36 | More by MassachusettsBeerFan
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Cooker_stp

New York

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

08-19-2013 18:11:33 | More by Cooker_stp
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jjcote

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

03-04-2012 17:45:26 | More by jjcote
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mbs11

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

03-16-2012 04:25:23 | More by mbs11
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RobVan


4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

07-08-2012 15:57:16 | More by RobVan
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rsgcwhite

New Mexico

4.43/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours light yellow with a small head. The aroma was naturally peppercorns, but also citrus notes in typical Saison fashion.

Tasting this was like biting into a heavily peppered beef jerky (fortunately, I love peppered beef jerky). Pepper dominates in a way that compliments this beer - it is, after all, a Saison, and despite the domination of the pepper flavor the quality of the beer is as unique as it is an interesting take on this style.

The spicy aftertaste lingered on a creamy mouthfeel, with very good drinkability and a dryness that is overpowered by the peppery oomph.

This is a great beer to have with anything meaty; I only wish it were bottled and widely distributed. I thought about this beer a lot; namely, I couldn't get it out of mind days after I drank my first pint. Every time I consumed pepper I was reminded this beer - in that sense, it was so unique, so surprising, that drinking this was one of my fondest beer memories.

And no, this is not a beer for everyone, but this deserves accolades to be such a damn interesting interpretation of the Saisons. Pepper Chili Lime Jerky Saisons, anyone?

Serving type: on-tap

11-09-2010 19:36:01 | More by rsgcwhite
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Jerl

Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great presentation slight haze with light lacing and floral aroma. Great saison with dry floral. It's, herbs, yeast, slight sweetness with light peppery finish. The touch of heat at the end was perfect for me, really enjoyed this. A little more intensity to the flavors would increase the score.

Serving type: on-tap

06-14-2014 13:26:11 | More by Jerl
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YouSkeete

Massachusetts

4.38/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a lightly cloudy orange-hued copper with a very short white head that recedes quickly. Floral, earthy aroma with peppercorns, hops and lemon zest. The first sip begin with pale malts and pale yeast with some ground pepper in the background. Rolls into a spicy, yeasty body while soft tones of sugared fruit and honey make their way to the forefront. Medium sized body with moderate carbonation. Spicy, peppery finish, This brew is amazingly unique, especially in it's finish. Loving the spiciness.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2012 03:20:49 | More by YouSkeete
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #65 (June 2012):

LOOK: Golden, slight haze, creamy white foam head

SMELL: Fresh malts, intense peppercorns, floral hints

TASTE: Firm, smooth, creamy, sweet base, honey, bread, rye, peppery spice, perceived heat, more pepper, and more, and more, and more, and it lingers

This is one hell of a complex beer, brewed with four varieties of peppercorns, rye malt and a Belgian yeast strain. The layering of peppery notes is quite impressive as it builds to a mild heat on the palate with each sip, but without any displeasure. In fact, the pleasure of drinking this beer is only enhanced. The Belgian-y characters pulls it all-together, too. Simply awesome.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2013 15:54:09 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Tarps68

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

02-22-2014 04:45:38 | More by Tarps68
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Sgt. Pepper from Cambridge Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 255 ratings.