The Session Gap - MacLeod Ale Brewing Company

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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 13.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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MacLeod Ale Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 06-19-2014

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Ratings: 15 | Reviews: 2
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Photo of augustgarage
3.37/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hand pull from an Angram beer engine into a 10oz nonic. Brief notes:

ECE/ACE amber...almost burnt orange...clear, with a low head and fine lacing. Described as unfiltered, the clarity suggests the use of finings (didn't get a chance to inquire with the brewer on my first visit).

Butterscotch, floral notes, and faint hops in the nose.

Mellow malty sweetness and a caramel kissed finish suggest intentionally low attenuation. Low roast and bitterness (32 IBUs); medium sweet finish.

Sticky, smooth, with slightly low carbonation.

A touch of diacetyl and a lack of bitterness and esters make this my least favorite of their offerings thus far, but I'd be willing to re-visit in the future.

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On cask at MacLeod Ale Brewing Company in Van Nuys, CA.

Pours a clear honey orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, nut, earth, and floral aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, nut, and floral flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is light, tasty, and easy to drink.

The Session Gap from MacLeod Ale Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.