Mountain Ale - The Shed Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

428 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 428
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.51%
Wants: 10
Gots: 57 | 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap in a chilled pint glass.

A - Pours a dark ruby-brown. Just a hint of carbonation noticeable. A thick 2-fingered width head showed. It dissipated slowly. Just a small amount of lacing noticeable. Very nice looking beer.

S - Overall light, but pleasant. Hints of roasted malt, bits of cocoa and suprisingly, a touch of hops floated through.

T - After the aroma, I was expected a similar light taste. Not so. Lot's of malt noticeable right off. Mostly dark malts, as the cocoa was noticed as well a general "dark" taste. Some hoppy bitterness was noticed in the aftertaste. Not much fruit or pine from them, but the bitterness was there. Not hugely complex, but a good tasting beer.

F - Dangerously drinkable for a Strong Ale. It's a tad thick, but was easy on the stomach. No dryness (I don't like dry beers).

O - A solid English Strong ale. American Strong Ale's are more my style, but this is a good beer. A good amount of flavor, albeit not real complex. Dangerously drinkable at over 7% ABV. Paired this with (very) hot wings, and it was an outstanding combo. Certainly recommend this beer.

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Mountain Ale from The Shed Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 428 ratings.