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St. Peter's Organic English Ale - St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd

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St. Peter's Organic English AleSt. Peter's Organic English Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

95 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 15.13%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TangTKE402 on 03-07-2011)
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djcreepshow

Nova Scotia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -9%

12-15-2012 03:45:59 | More by djcreepshow
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Danno48

West Virginia

2.9/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I bought this beer after it had been on the shelf for like a day but it is in a terrible green bottle so I was expecting some light abuse.
Looks great, nice bright pale ale colors and the head sticks to the glass like glue.
I couldn't smell much of anything with this beer, maybe because it isn't very bubbly but I couldn't smell much of anything.
I guess the taste is better than most of the cheap beers around town but it tasted a little stale and mildly hoppy. Also I found a hint of skunkyness due to the green bottle. I hate light abused beer.
Felt good in the mouth but nothing special...
It is a very ok beer that I didn't mind drinking but I couldn't say anything special about.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2012 03:53:41 | More by Danno48
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -16%

11-22-2012 01:48:07 | More by cfalovo97
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carlborch

Michigan

4.35/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Brilliantly clear, golden pour with modest carbonation and a beautiful cream-off-white 1-inch head. Modest head retention. Fresh, noticeable, malty nose with some grassy after-notes. Medium body. Excellent lacing. Restrained hop-bitterness; suggestions of fresh cracked pepper on the palate. Crisp and dry finish. Nice bite . Almost pilsnerish. Certainly moreish. I would definitely purchase this ale again. Delicious.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 20:58:05 | More by carlborch
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TheCondor

Missouri

3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

My brother in law brought this over before my Oktoberfest party the first weekend in October. While this was an unusual offering since I had a keg of Weihenstephaner, I still drank it anyways. It's still beer. I had my reservations though, being a genuine English beer (which I find too subdued compared to American styles) and in a green bottle, which is a death knell for many beers to me. Anyways, poured from the bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance - Pours a pale golden piss yellow color; very little head and retention, with no real lacing to speak of. And did I mention it was in green bottle?

Aroma - Grassy, with some toasty and cracker notes in there as well. A little bit of yeast, but pretty low-key.

Taste - Hoppiness is detectable, as well as the toast and cracker notes. Palate is much like the nose on this one, which isn't a bad thing.

Mouthfeel - Well-rounded, medium bodied and carbonated.

Overall - Nothing spectacular, nothing to write home about. It is a decent beer, but I wouldn't buy it again. In fact, I probably never would have bought it in the first place, given the Green Bottle Curse. But it was okay. Recommended to try once.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2012 01:20:01 | More by TheCondor
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a perfect pint. Cool old-timey medicine bottle that is unfortunately green.

3.0 A: Lightly hazed light orange color. Not quite one finger of frothy white head. Retention is about average and a very short ring of lacing is left.

3.5 S: Earthy and minerally with a dry crackery and grainy maltiness. Little bit of toastiness. Grassy and earthy hops. Mild yeastiness. Pretty standard for the style, which is good enough for me.

3.5 T: Taste is like the nose. Earth and mineral. Dry, light toastiness, cracker and grainy malts. Mild yeast, mild-moderate bitterness, grassy hoppiness.

3.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Crisp and dry and smooth.

3.5 D: Decent beer that has no faults.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2012 02:46:59 | More by DavoleBomb
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thefullpython


3.5/5  rDev -2%

09-05-2012 08:02:41 | More by thefullpython
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

3.4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

$4.89 for the 16.9 oz bottle at a local store. New in town.

It has a nice clear bright gold colour with close to a 2 inch head of foam that shrinks quickly leaving almost no lacing behind.

The smell is of sweet malt and an ample, I'd say, lemony citrus that turns to an almost medicinal aroma, which I don't find attractive.

The taste is different from what I expected; the malt isn't all that sweet, more of an earthiness and dankness. Mild hop bitterness throughout though more apparent in the finish. A slight medicinal like flavour there but it isn't profound enough to turn me off.

Overall, a decent to good brew that's easy to drink but gets a bit boring when a few sips go down the hatch.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2012 22:28:54 | More by Bitterbill
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coder


3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-20-2012 01:22:52 | More by coder
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RickS95

Indiana

3.45/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Looks the part, I expected this to be a bitter and my first thought was, "Hmm, looks like a pale ale." The color is a pale amber. Caught in the middle between opaque and translucent. A very thin, watery pour. Head is almost non-existent.

Lots of smells. Flowery...pilsner malts...barley...some sort of dark ripe fruit.

The malted barley makes the biggest impression. It's up front and in your face. Eventually some floral tastes come through before a cracker-like, hop-forward finish.

I don't care much for the style. It's got a dirty, Earthy feel. Very thin like the appearance, but medium-bodied due to the Earthiness. Very bitter, dryish swallow.

I've never been to England, but this is what I'd expect to drink. It's not bad, just not my cup of tee, though I'm sure it would go very well with a variety of foods.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2012 02:52:28 | More by RickS95
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-26-2012 03:44:46 | More by rolltide8425
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MyName


2/5  rDev -44%

07-24-2012 00:05:08 | More by MyName
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DavidST

Texas

4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a pint sized bottle into a lint glass, coded freshness date. This pours a nice clear amber color with a nice foamy white head. The smell is fresh and crisp a little grassy earthy and nice toffee and caramel malts. The feel is medium. The taste is similar to the smell, quite nice, nice amount of bitterness and caramel, I'm impressed.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2012 04:28:40 | More by DavidST
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MorganPalmer


3.25/5  rDev -9%

06-30-2012 21:14:56 | More by MorganPalmer
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Pamola

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -2%

06-11-2012 23:35:16 | More by Pamola
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Pjilsner

California

3.53/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

My first "English Pale"

A: Clear; color of straw. White, sticky head which didn't last long.

S: Tart, somehow reminds me of a sour. Apple, lemon and grapefruit flavors. Really reminds me of a sour (though it definitely is not). Encouraged to see how it tastes!

T: Tastes like it smells. Yeasty, lots of grapefruit, sour apple with a balanced caramel-malt sweetness underneath to round it out well. Fairly bitter for the pales I'm accustomed to drinking.

M: Medium bodied, light carbonation, wet finish. I wouldn't consider this a good example of a "session beer". I don't find it very refreshing.

O:I enjoyed this beer as a refreshing change from the average, hoppy pales I get in California, but I wouldn't search it out specifically, however I recommend trying it.

Reviewed from notes

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2012 23:20:02 | More by Pjilsner
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Caterwaul

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-05-2012 15:55:51 | More by Caterwaul
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kepp

California

4/5  rDev +12%

06-03-2012 02:53:40 | More by kepp
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EighthElement

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-31-2012 04:39:24 | More by EighthElement
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C63AMG

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5%

04-02-2012 00:14:46 | More by C63AMG
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bh123

California

3.25/5  rDev -9%

03-31-2012 19:29:29 | More by bh123
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Arborescence

Finland

3.8/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pale, golden; pours a tiny head.

Aroma: Refreshing, citrus, hops, maybe grass even?

Taste: Light malt typical for English Ales, dominated by hops, which linger in the aftertaste as well. Fairly light and quite refreshing, but also robust with a good hop content and interesting floral flavours.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied, round.

Overall: A nice beer for a warm day. Nothing spectacular, but a solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2012 22:16:18 | More by Arborescence
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-18-2012 13:47:44 | More by beerhunter13
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Samp01

New Jersey

3.23/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a pale golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma of cereal, grains, light citrus and some yeast. Taste is biscuit malt, some citrus notes, yeast and bitter hops. Palate is a light body, crisp with mild carbonation. Finish is biscuit malt, yeast, some light citrus notes ending with some bitter hops for balance. Overall a pretty good drinkable ale.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2012 14:43:41 | More by Samp01
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karait95

Mexico

3.9/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: nice brilliant light amber color, medium carbonation is present and forms a not very big head

S: smell is pretty clear barley, hops all defined by the English ale style.

T: flavor is as should, this beer is according to the style, hops, something like honey or maybe some butter is inside but tastes very nice and natural.

M: sensation is nice, start somehow neutral and changes over time in mouth to a final bitter ending, body is a little bellow medium making this beer well balanced between refreshing and fully flavored.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2012 05:04:06 | More by karait95
St. Peter's Organic English Ale from St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
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