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Sgt. Pepper - Cambridge Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

265 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.86%
Wants: 7
Gots: 23 | 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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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

06-09-2014 16:58:26 | More by Whiskeydeez
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alphagnome

Iowa

3.03/5  rDev -18.5%

Appearance:
Deep goldish-orange body, very hazy. Creamy, off-white head has great retention and solid lacing. Nice levels of carbonation.

Aroma:
Your typical farmhouse affair with some added flair - peppercorn. Nice brett and yeast notes coated in plenty of pepper and other spicing I can't narrow down. Some apricot adds a bit of fruity tang. Earthy grains.

Taste:
Peppercorn greets you right away and sticks around for the finish and aftertaste, there is no escaping it, and unfortunately, it's a bit too much for my liking. Once the peppercorn is on your palette, that's pretty much all you get.

Mouthfeel:
Light, creamy body. Plenty of carbonation. Semi-dry finish.

Overall:
This is a good beer.. IF you are pairing with food, However, it doesn't stand well on its own in my opinion. Calm down the peppercorn to the point you can enjoy this beer, and I think they will be onto something special.

06-08-2014 20:10:24 | More by alphagnome
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

3.79/5  rDev +1.9%

On-tap at Cambridge Brewing Company in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

A- Hazy straw yellow-orange body with a fair one finger white head. Not much retention or lacing.

S- Lots of peppercorn, some pale malt and yeast spices. Heavy on the peppercorns.

F- Peppercorns, bread, earthy hops, yeast. Pretty strong on the peppercorns, to the slight detriment of the other components of the beer.

M- Medium body, a bit less carbonated than other saisons. Very easy to drink though a bit less refreshing than I'd like. Strong peppery finish.

O- Peppercorns made for a very interesting addition to a solid saison base and seemed to complement it well enough. Definitely worth drinking on a warmer day.

06-08-2014 00:14:46 | More by Stevedore
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

06-02-2014 01:59:56 | More by jpd7374
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

05-25-2014 11:27:16 | More by tdm168
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TheBeerDrinker

Minnesota

3.55/5  rDev -4.6%

Pours out orange in color with a 3 finger white head with great retention and some nice lacing.

Smell is a little spice, some orange, pineapple, a TINY little bit of funk.

Taste definately has some spice that I can't put a finger on, there is a little citrus, a tiny bit of funk but I would have to say that the spices are really the forefront of the beer.

Mouthfeel is pretty thin as one would expect. Maybe a tiny bit more than thin but that's about right for the style.

Overall it pours out really nice, the smell and taste are OK for the style and the mouthfeel is to be expected. Nothing to get excited about compared to a Belgian saison but it's OK.

05-15-2014 13:38:25 | More by TheBeerDrinker
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ELECTRONICAnonymous

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

05-14-2014 04:14:27 | More by ELECTRONICAnonymous
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-12-2014 16:09:16 | More by EgadBananas
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-11-2014 00:17:12 | More by Sspeer1
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Wando52

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

05-04-2014 21:44:23 | More by Wando52
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-07-2014 05:26:03 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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DIM

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -0.3%

a: Slightly ruddy golden, pours with a fluffy, sticky head.

s: Prickly Belgian yeast, light apricot and pear, earthy grains, and noticeable pepper.

t: Nice dry saison up front with spicy rye and a hint of fruit. Big, lingering pepper bite, a bit too much for me.

m: Light and airy.

o: I've never tasted a pepperier saison. Good stuff but 22oz was kind of a chore.

03-02-2014 15:41:07 | More by DIM
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Tarps68

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

02-22-2014 04:45:38 | More by Tarps68
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mmurphy

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-15-2014 20:49:23 | More by mmurphy
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shigg85

Japan

4.5/5  rDev +21%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-09-2014 22:57:17 | More by Goldndomer
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lesdemonsamaporte

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

02-03-2014 17:41:36 | More by lesdemonsamaporte
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Bung

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-03-2014 00:16:29 | More by Bung
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

01-09-2014 19:54:00 | More by Griffith
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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

3.13/5  rDev -15.9%

650ml bottle. Shaker glass @ Cervecería Freiburg. Golden brass color, veiled appearance. White froth leaves a thin but lasting layer on top. Belgian yeast, hints of bread, mildy toasted malts & spices as well as subtle Brett touch. Soft malty upfront & sparkling sensation. Increasing peppery & spiced flavors. Medium to full body. Moderate carbonation. Oily & funny palate. Long spicy finish & aftertaste. Complex beer.

01-06-2014 11:01:13 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

01-05-2014 04:28:14 | More by WDJersey
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DrJay

Massachusetts

3.49/5  rDev -6.2%

Batch 01. Clear orange with a fluffy, light beige cap. Good head retention, spotty lacing. Aromas of sour wheat, grain and spice, hint of banana and bubblegum. Mild sweetness throughout, grainy and grassy, some wheat, lots of spicy pepper mid-palate through the finish that really lingered. Med/light body, airy carbonation, nice texture. An interesting beer, but the pepper was a bit overpowering for me after about half a glass.

01-02-2014 23:54:42 | More by DrJay
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Jakep2021

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

01-01-2014 03:04:52 | More by Jakep2021
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

12-30-2013 03:02:37 | More by thebouch01
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DownInToMyBelly

California

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

12-27-2013 02:08:46 | More by DownInToMyBelly
Sgt. Pepper from Cambridge Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.