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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

1,022 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,022
Reviews: 584
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 17.12%
Wants: 17
Gots: 39 | 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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JoeMans

New York

3/5  rDev -9.9%

06-12-2014 01:05:59 | More by JoeMans
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mjurney

Texas

4.2/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance:
Copper color, crystal clear. Good amount of carbonation rising to the top. Small frothy head.

Aroma:
Fruity, grassy, bready, toffee.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Bready, toffee, grainy. Fruity, green apple. Bitterness is moderate, tea-like, herbal. Finish is very crisp, slightly dry. Body is crisp, clean, smooth, refreshing.

Overall:
It's an excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2014 02:55:59 | More by mjurney
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srb176

Ohio

3/5  rDev -9.9%

06-07-2014 08:18:22 | More by srb176
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djchrismac

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-06-2014 16:03:32 | More by djchrismac
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rallyr32

New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

06-06-2014 02:55:24 | More by rallyr32
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dradair

Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -32.4%

06-05-2014 16:55:31 | More by dradair
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jaredtp

Tennessee

3.21/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This beer was ok. I liked the beer but it was ok to me. I would not mind trying it again, it has been so long since I have had this beer I actually have forgotten how it taste. I remember that it had a fruit flavor to it and that is all that I can remember. All I know is that I did not mind drinking this beer. If I could find this beer again I would have no problem trying it again. All that I can remember about this beer is that it was ok.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2014 02:40:30 | More by jaredtp
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BigFatOgre

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

05-31-2014 06:34:19 | More by BigFatOgre
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

05-26-2014 22:31:16 | More by Latarnik
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aquazr1

California

3/5  rDev -9.9%

05-26-2014 22:10:52 | More by aquazr1
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wingnutz27

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.9%

05-25-2014 14:23:21 | More by wingnutz27
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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

05-22-2014 22:46:01 | More by crowsnest
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j0hnc2468

New York

3/5  rDev -9.9%

05-22-2014 01:38:19 | More by j0hnc2468
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Captain_Komamura

Illinois

3.39/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - It was a dark golden color, with not much of a head.

Smell - Mostly a sweet, fruity malt smell.

Taste - It was just like the smell, malty and fruity, with a bit of metallic taste in the background.

Mouthfeel - It has good carbonation, with a decent body.

Overall - It was good, but not great.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2014 03:29:14 | More by Captain_Komamura
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

05-12-2014 22:45:29 | More by Durandal_777
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Ron860

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +35.1%

05-12-2014 03:37:33 | More by Ron860
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Wservati

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-12-2014 00:46:31 | More by Wservati
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JustinFinger

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-11-2014 00:59:32 | More by JustinFinger
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leinie13

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-09-2014 00:00:09 | More by leinie13
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

05-08-2014 02:16:58 | More by XmnwildX12
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Twpsyn

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

05-07-2014 22:51:23 | More by Twpsyn
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dpgoblejr

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-04-2014 19:40:08 | More by dpgoblejr
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Auraan

Arizona

3.58/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured a clear amber with a thin foam of white and with a nice level of carbonation bubbles going up the glass. It looks rather nice, though it could use more head. Still rather true to style. Scents of toasted malt, floral, earthy and herbal English hops, that lend a nice, earthy, tea-like quality and a hint of caramel and slight, apple-like fruity esters. A fairly nice aroma that is true to style and inviting, if a bit subdued. Still quite well done. Flavor begins sweet, with hints apple, toffee and faint caramel and a mineral water quality. This sustains throughout the sip. In the middle an extremely faint hint of herbal hops comes through and sustains into the finish. Finish is very faint herbal hops, apple, toffee and hard water. Aftertaste is pale malt sweetness and mild herbal hop flavors with a bit of honey. Not a bad flavor profile for the style, though fairly subdued and mild. The flavors that are there are true to form and quite enjoyable on the palette. Mouthfeel is light bodied, with a moderate, yet smooth feeling carbonation level and a drying feel, slightly chalky feel. Quite good, feels like a pub-style ale and is easily drinkable. Overall this is a fairly good, though fairly standard, English Pale. It hits the style notes, but doesn't knock them out of the park. Still, it's easy to drink and there is certainly nothing wrong with it, so it's fine in my book and worth trying just to say you've had it.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2014 08:50:53 | More by Auraan
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.38/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Served in a pint glass at Estelle's in Boston.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale orange caramel color with good clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing as the beer was drank.

Smell: Toasted malts, some caramel, a little fruitiness, and some earth qualities.

Taste: Same as above with super mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel: A little chewy, basic, light bodied, low to medium carbonation, and a tiny bit of bitterness.

Overall: Pretty basic EPA. Nothing spectacular and nothing bad. Just really simple and easy to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

04-29-2014 01:06:40 | More by Flounder57
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SteveMcQueen36

California

2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

04-21-2014 16:58:26 | More by SteveMcQueen36
Monty Python's Holy Grail Ale from Black Sheep Brewery PLC
76 out of 100 based on 1,022 ratings.