Berkshire Ale Traditional Pale Ale - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
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Reviews by Digimaika2:
3.73/5 rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
(4.0) A: Mahogany amber when held up to light with a fingers worth of creamy head. Commendable retention and very good lacing.
(4.0) S: Sweet dark fruits including ripe plum and cherries, slight balsamic quality, underlying citrus tones, and hints of maple syrup. Fruity and sweet. Different than what I was expecting from the style, and it’s a very good type of different.
(3.5) T: Dark fruits of plum and cherries, maple syrup, solid caramel backbone, hint of smoke, and some citrus. Very similar to the aroma. The taste steers towards the darker and maltier side of things (albeit in a lighter bodied way), and is well composed and full of flavour.
(3.5) M: Medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Enough oily texture with a bit of chewiness.
(4.0) D: Overall very satisfying and flavourful. Aroma and appearance really stand out in this.
Serving type: bottle
10-07-2012 01:43:19 | More by Digimaika2
More User Reviews:
3.96/5 rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
On tap at Horseshoe Pub in Hudson, MA.
Darker and maltier than I expected but still very good. Malt and dark fruits dominate the nose and flavor. A faint hop presence but not enough by my standards to be considered an APA. Maybe an EPA. Fruity and tasty enough to get good marks, in my opinion. Fresh, clean, smooth. Another well-crafted beer from Berkshire.
Serving type: on-tap
11-13-2013 03:35:09 | More by Gatch
4/5 rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Clear copper with slight frothy tan-ish head. Plenty of carbonation. Little retention - just a film on top. Some very slight patchy lacing. Some sediment
Smells sweet amd bready. Hints of dark fruits among bready caramel malts. Some earthy grassy notes in the background
Taste follows the nose. Lots of bready malts and sweet fruits and caramel. A bit nutty. Somewhere towards the middle some grassy hops introduce themselves but never assert any real bitterness. The finish is sweet and slightly floral with a grassy aftertaste
Feels smooth. On the lighter side of medium-bodied. Very easy drinking. Clean
A very nice ale overall. Well-made and fairly well-balanced but leaning towards the sweet side. Would definitely get again if I was in the mood for a good ale. Honestly a little surprised when I looked at the ABV. Drinks like nothing
Serving type: bottle
08-04-2013 05:38:51 | More by MistahBeah
Berkshire Ale Traditional Pale Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
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