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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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ferrari29

Illinois

3.15/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Beer poured from bottle into a Nonic shaped glass

A - Beer pours with a one finger white colored head; frothy; clear dark copper colored body; slightly carbonated; head doesn't hold very well; some lacing and the body appears thin and watery

S - Lager airiness, but not a lager by an means; nutty malt notes; touch of caramel; white grape and champagne; yeast comes up after the beer warms a little and fruity notes make slight appearance; soapy/rinse nose

T - Very light in flavor; it really tastes like a rinsed out sparkling wine and has flavor characteristics of a lager/pilsener, not an ale; peach/nectarine; grass

M - Thin to medium body beer; slightly effervescent; beer doesn't have much ale flavor and really lacks anything strong in taste; crisp but dry

D - Overall, not bad; after it warmed up a bit, I started to like it but it really wasn't a beer I was fond of; I would pass on this, as its really struggling to figure out its identity, is it a ale or lager; stay away from this Jackal/Hyde drama

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2011 05:36:11 | More by ferrari29
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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.