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Mad Bishop Ale | John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House

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Brewed by:
John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House
Massachusetts, United States
johnharvards.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by mikeys01 on 11-09-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of far333
3.23/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a ruddy brown color, but no head at all (bad pour from the barkeep?). Aroma is light and malty. Mouthfeel is thin and watery, leading to a flavor of sweet malt, and hints of cocoa and caramel. Malt comes through again in the finish. Low hop profile. This one reminds me of an English style bitter. Apparently very different on tap versus cask.

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Photo of mikeys01
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served cask conditioned on hand pull at John Harvard's Manchester, the Mad Bishop arrived in the glass with a beautiful cascade and a creamy white head piled high that sticks with you through most of the beer. Color is a reddish brown and is quite clear. Aroma is fairly malty, with just a bit of hops in the nose. Taste is hoppy most of the way through, but a very nice chocolate malt flavor emerges midway and carries through to a nice finish, leaving you with just a bit of hop bitters. Very smooth brew and highly drinkable.

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Mad Bishop Ale from John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 2 ratings
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