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Southport Sasco Hill English Pale Ale - SBC Restaurant & Brewery - Southport

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Southport Sasco Hill English Pale AleSouthport Sasco Hill English Pale Ale

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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 5.81%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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SBC Restaurant & Brewery - Southport visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our brew master’s tribute to the ale that made Burton on Trent famous. An English style copper colored pale ale with medium body and a dry finish.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 06-14-2002)
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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

Griffith, Nov 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8.3%

rsant, Feb 02, 2012
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3.53/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Saco Hill EPA

Poured amber-yellow, with a small head that quickly dissipated.

The aroma was generally hop-dominant - hop aromas, floral herbs, with a background
of comforting maltiness.

It has a sweet, drinkable taste, with more hops that standard for an SBC beer. (Progress!) Interestingly, it tasted like a weaker version of what it smelled; you can detect (faintly) floral flavors, the hop bitterness is weaker than expected. Imagine a strongly flavored EPA (Ipswich) watered down with a bud light. There is a good beer buried in here somewhere - ramp up the hop flavor, this could be a damn fine beer.

Mouthfeel was on the thin side, mildly carbonated, but was more or less very drinkable.

Overall, a solid Pale Ale that evokes an English garden, where gentlemen meander about in top hats and monocles. Interesting? Perhaps. Exciting? Not really.

rsgcwhite, Dec 06, 2010
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3.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap in a pint glass at the SBC in Southport CT.

Medium copper pour, with a touch of white foam. No lacing observed.

Mildly malty smell, some fruitiness. The taste is more of the same. There's a subdued hop bitter in there, but its more sweet than bitter. Definitely in the English style. Seemed low ABV also, easy drinker.

Like most SBC brews, very low carbonation - I'd love a little more in there, affects the mouthfeel.

KTCamm, Jul 26, 2010
Southport Sasco Hill English Pale Ale from SBC Restaurant & Brewery - Southport
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.