Rebel Kent The First - 3 Sheeps Brewing

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Reviews: 15
Hads: 88
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 13.18%
Wants: 1
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
3 Sheeps Brewing visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 07-18-2012

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Reviews: 15 | Hads: 88
Reviews by Lemke10:
Photo of Lemke10
2.99/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

This pours a golden amber color with not too much of a head. There is a slight malty aroma lingering on top. The flavor has some good malt notes but otherwise it is quite simple and rather bland for a Belgian style ale. Has a sweet finish and hey it’s beer still but this one could use some work. (298 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of TMoney2591
2.96/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Y'know, I enjoy the label art and the intriguing name, but I hate it when those two things come to me without any text with some sort of explanation or backstory or whathaveyou. Regardless, this stuff pours a clear sunset amber topped by a finger of dirty white foam. The nose comprises straight grains, light toffee, flowers, mild greens, and a pinch of powdered sugar in the deep. The taste brings in more of the same, minus that whole powdered sugar thing, but plus a stronger grain component, even drier than before. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, I can't say this is something I can recommend, whether or not style is even taken into account. It's too grainy for its own good, and, beyond that, it's just kinda there, kinda very meh. (833 characters)

Photo of drpimento
3.05/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served kind of cold, with a small, creamy, light tan head that slowly settled and plenty of sheeting lace. Color is a clear, darker amber with plenty of bubble trails. Aroma is a very mild malt, fruit, yeast. Flavor is like nose, sweet in front followed quickly with carbonic tang and then some bitter and not much else. Body and carbonation are good. Finish is like flavor, on the short side, and very drinkable if non-descript. (429 characters)

Photo of KellyScottMad
4.27/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a smooth amber red ale. I like it, but I don't love it. It is a good beer to drink on those warm days and one that I will have again, but not one of those go to beers. (177 characters)

Photo of chip26
3.62/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bpfrush
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of chinchill
3.31/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle in Minneapolis, MN.

A: Average looking for style, including clarity, red-copper color, and head.

Smell: Roasted grains; dark bread; faint hint of smoke.

Taste: Malty and bready; slightly sweet with underlying bitterness and no sourness. Medium level of roast with no smoke or burnt notes. Toffee. A little coffee in the finish.

Feel: medium body with medium carbonation

Overall: a solid, slightly above average and slightly spicy red ale. (463 characters)

Photo of richkrull
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Bingja18
3/5  rDev -14%

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of rossracing
3/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BigAl18
3.89/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MikeThumel
2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

Photo of falconxman
2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

Photo of Giesch
3.44/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of dhannes
2.89/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

An appealing pour of rusty copper with a thin light yellow head; smell was creamy; the taste was almost non-existent--almost like drinking colored water...even Busch Signature Copper Lager has more flavor than this beer. Slight maltiness and faint hops, with even fainter cream and sweetness. A decent, drinkable body that I paired with pizza. An okay beer, but not worthy of buying again...I would try a draft if someone bought it for me, however. (451 characters)

Photo of Kunstman
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of jdkitchi
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of MrTana
4/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of Hendrick24
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of dukeandduke
3.38/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

2/26 (Bottle) - Decent pour, smelled of toffee and caramel. Poured light, reddish brown coloured with a short tan head. Taste was light, not much texture, and easy going down. Good light tasting beer for a meal. (211 characters)

Photo of BeerFMAndy
4.42/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.
No date or info. 5.0% ABV, 10 IBUs.

(Bottles are pending label approval and are expected to hit market early-to-mid fall.)

A - Vibrant clarity shows off the gorgeous bronze color nicely! Enkel Biter pours with an ivory-colored pile of foam that settles to a thin skim with traces of wispy lace on the tulip.

S - Musty and earthy beginning, Enkel Biter is unique right off the bat! Toasted wheat and amber malt have a nice dryness that's balanced by sweet caramel undertones and overlapped by yeast nuances. Fermented by a Belgian strain, dark fruit esters and light spice notes arise from a hearty swirl. Hops are merely hinted at with just a trace of citrus on the finish.

T - Enkel Biter's flavor offers the same balance the nose does; toasted malt, Munich-like, with a balanced caramel sweetness on the finish that marries well with the yeast esters the Belgian strain provides. Nuanced dark fruit and traces of spice trail across the tongue.

M - With minimal hop presence, the balance almost seems to come more from the blend of malt and yeast with the sweet juxtaposed to the dry. Leaning towards being medium-full bodied and very smooth, Enkel Biter goes down very nicely, but not something I would consider quaffable.

O - 3 Sheeps takes a new approach to amber ales with a great blend of malt, minimal hopping, and a subtle Belgian yeast strain that offers delicate nuances rather than beating one over the head. Friendly to the palate in more ways than one, Enkel Biter is quite a nice departure from the typical American Amber! (1,595 characters)

Photo of jaydoc
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of enelson
3/5  rDev -14%

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Rebel Kent The First from 3 Sheeps Brewing
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