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Monty Python's Holy Grail Ale - Black Sheep Brewery PLC

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Monty Python's Holy Grail AleMonty Python's Holy Grail Ale

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BA SCORE
76
okay

1,033 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,033
Reviews: 584
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 17.42%
Wants: 18
Gots: 46 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Black Sheep Brewery PLC visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 05-24-2002)
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Reviews by Loki:
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Loki

North Carolina

4.22/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I, like many of the other reviewers, purchased this beer out of sheer novelty. The fact that it made me laugh out loud the moment I caught sight of it I knew that it at least deserved a purchase for that. I too had very low expectations for this beer.

The Ale poored a slightly cloudy light amber to copper color, with a nice thick, creamy head. The nose gave off proment malt, with a bread and a slight toasted nut smell. Very subtle hints of fruit.

The taste was very good. Malt and hops came across very balanced, with hints of apple and bread. Very thin mouth feel, with very smooth finish.

All-in-all, a great pint of beer and much better than I believed due to the packaging. Tried twice, must better when chilled than slightly warm.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2003 11:00:42 | More by Loki
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Undated bottle at 35 degrees into imperial pint glass
Aroma of malt
Head small (2 cm), fizzy, off white, quickly diminishing to 2 mm ring and scattered bubbles
Lacing none
Body light amber, clear
Flavor of light malt, slight hoppiness, and just a hint of diacetyl. No alcohol taste. Flavor very short-lived.
Palate light to medium, watery, lively carbonation.

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Monty Python's Holy Grail Ale from Black Sheep Brewery PLC
76 out of 100 based on 1,033 ratings.