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Mountain Ale - The Shed Brewery

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Mountain AleMountain Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

325 Ratings
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Ratings: 325
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.67%
Wants: 7
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Shed Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An English-style strong ale. This brown ale has great malt depth and drinks like a session beer.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-07-2012)
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.8%

05-13-2013 01:31:07 | More by HoistinBrews
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civicm87

New York

2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

09-03-2013 12:27:51 | More by civicm87
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance:
The beer has some light head that does not last very long. The beer itself is a dark, red copper that seems to have hints of brown.

Smell:
The beer smells smoky and a bit roasted. However, underneath all of that, there is the sweetness of caramel malts that seems to dominate the smell.

Taste:
Caramel sweetness dominates the taste buds. Underneath it are smoky notes and roastedness. The beer has some interesting undertones such a tea-like and honey combination but not strong enough to be very noticeable except to the most careful drinker.

Mouthfeel:
Medium bodied but feels a little bit watery. Still good though.

Overall:
A decent English style beer and worthwhile. I'm glad that my roommate shared this with me.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 01:22:03 | More by HattedClassic
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MattXT

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

02-03-2014 20:15:17 | More by MattXT
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

11-25-2012 01:19:57 | More by jwps214
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

01-20-2013 00:46:58 | More by scottbrew4u
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jtierney89

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Semi-hazed deep chestnut color with a thin tan head that recedes real quick. Smells really really good. Roasted barley, morning blend coffee, hazelnuts, and an overall earthiness.

Rather mild flavor for a bigger brew. Roasted barley, toffee, hazelnuts, slight touch of chocolate and an earthy bitterness that is just there to balance allowing the malt to really shine. Medium body with a rolling smoothness and thin carbonation.

Really good flavors with none of that fruitiness that can sometimes take away from a good malty brew. Really clean with flavors that go well together and an incredible balance. 7.4%? tastes like it should be lower, could be dangerous.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2012 23:17:32 | More by jtierney89
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kbrown

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

05-18-2014 19:49:43 | More by kbrown
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Belittle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

04-29-2014 15:39:42 | More by Belittle
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Ajlvt

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-11-2013 05:45:11 | More by Ajlvt
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

12-04-2012 14:40:25 | More by ChrisL24481
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Proclarush

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-29-2012 22:02:14 | More by Proclarush
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nzerbe

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-04-2013 02:02:18 | More by nzerbe
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jayhunter357

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-01-2013 01:21:54 | More by jayhunter357
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alamode

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

01-24-2013 15:55:00 | More by alamode
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-15-2013 03:10:47 | More by JamieDuncan
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gshackles

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-31-2013 01:29:39 | More by gshackles
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ksimons

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-15-2013 03:38:59 | More by ksimons
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

09-26-2013 03:53:09 | More by Mikeypnh
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-26-2013 20:12:27 | More by JMS1512
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Cooker_stp

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-25-2013 00:50:04 | More by Cooker_stp
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

04-25-2013 18:56:58 | More by JakerLou
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-28-2014 00:52:08 | More by dexterk1
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andrewinski1

New Hampshire

3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. The color is dark brown with amber hues. There is a nice half inch light tan head. This has really nice head retention.

The aroma has lots of caramel and some maple to it. I can tell this is a little sweet by the aroma.

The taste is pretty sweet, with a gentle grassy hop flavor towards the finish, but it barely registers. The maple caramel flavor comes through in the flavor.

This is medium to full bodied, with smooth mellow carbonation.

I like this okay. I'd prefer a mellower more drinkable brown ale. This is basically just a stronger brown ale.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2012 04:18:41 | More by andrewinski1
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fdig23

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

12-31-2012 16:48:56 | More by fdig23
Mountain Ale from The Shed Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 325 ratings.