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Black Sheep English Pale Ale - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Black Sheep English Pale Ale
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: n/a
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Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: oggg on 03-20-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.67/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This is one of there limited offerings but I don't know if it's seasonal or a one-timer.

There is a poster in the bathroom that has a general recipe for this beer: Pale Malt, Crystal, and Munich. East Kent Goldings for bittering, then Fuggles, then East Kent Goldings again.

This beer pours a deep orange red hue. The head is modest and creamy. The aroma reminds me of my own British style bitters made with the same hops. The aroma is a bit restrained. The first taste is a pretty surprising bite of hop bitterness. There's a lot of floral hop flavor too, so it's not just bitter bitter. After wincing, I was rewarded with a mild malt backbone, with a distinct biscuit like flavor. The balance is pretty good. The bitterness fades but it's quite dry. Medium body. This is a nice British style pale ale. It's definitely got a hop bite but no one would mistake it for an IPA. I think the bitterness might limit its drinkability (932 characters)

Black Sheep English Pale Ale from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
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