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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

1,031 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,031
Reviews: 584
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 17.42%
Wants: 18
Gots: 44 | 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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Ralphus

Ontario (Canada)

3.13/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

That's.. no 'ordinary rabbit'!

Holy Grail Ale is a decidedly lageresque beer and while the title is perhaps a bit misleading it's not all bad. It pours with a dark golden pour and a clean white head. There's some lacing that's evident but mostly a simple ring of foam is left behind.

In the nose there's a light smell of fruit but not much else. The fruit is there in taste as well with some hoppiness at the end finishes it off. Things are hampered by a fairly earthy smell and taste towards the end of the glass however.

Mouthfeel is light and somewhat watery. There's no complexity to speak of but if you are looking for a simple session beer this might fit your needs.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2008 01:56:04 | More by Ralphus
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Monty Python's Holy Grail Ale from Black Sheep Brewery PLC
76 out of 100 based on 1,031 ratings.