Sgt. Pepper | Cambridge Brewing Company

Sgt. PepperSgt. Pepper
BA SCORE
3.76/5
351 Ratings
Sgt. PepperSgt. Pepper
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
cambridgebrewingcompany.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
farmhouse ale with rye and peppercorns

Added by ClockworkOrange on 03-18-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,162
Reviews:
92
Ratings:
351
pDev:
14.89%
Bros Score:
4.31
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
51
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 351 |  Reviews: 92
Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of briandaube
4.02/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.08/5  rDev -44.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Appearance: Pours a lightly hazy, golden-orange body with no proper head formation.

Smell: Aromatic peppery vibe atop light pils, lightly bready malts with some chewing gum hints.

Taste: Toasty, bready, grainy maltiness with a little kiss of honeyed sweetness. Floral, lemony, soapy before the accumulating heat and heavily earthy spiciness of the peppercorns creeps in. Spicy, yeasty, altogether flat, thinning finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Kinda flat, actually.

Overall: Flop.

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Photo of ChipChaight
4.18/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from Rare Beer of the Month Club, thanks Ian!
Pours a light clear orange with a generous white head that dissipates quickly, smell is sweet, biscuity, with a hint of bananas, taste follows the nose with sweet banana bread that transitions into black pepper and spicy cinnamon and it leaves a lingering Fireball taste on the tongue, mouthfeel is medium bodied with a creamy carbonation. A slow burn pepper cinnamon bomb, delicious!

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Photo of RBorsato
4.32/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mwilbur
3.34/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 750 mL bottle into cervoise. New recipe and bottle conditioned.
A: Pours a nice orange hue and there's a decent amount of carbonation, but a head really doesn't form which is a bummer.
S: Soft orange, cinnamon spice, peppercorns, and a hint of rye. Still lacking.
T: Nice peppercorns with a bit of tingle. Soft orange, cinnamon, rye, and a bit of farmhouse funk and peach.
M: Medium body. Spicy tingle from the peppercorns. A bit on the flat side.
D: Not a bad beer, but definitely a disappointment. Perhaps a problem with the bottling?

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Photo of Hellpop65
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smithj4
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of djrn2
3.54/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acurtis
3.49/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lance_Hathorn
4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sound_Explorer
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of I3eer
3.32/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Skellbop
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Abe_Froman
3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kvgomps
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rojapa
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dannycohen62
3.99/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of badgustav
4.55/5  rDev +21%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Lives up to its label, which too many don't. Holy pepper, Batman! Balances well, an enjoyable diversion

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Photo of Wukk
4.23/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tilly
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

P: Hazy amber, fine tan one finger had that dissipates fairly fast but leaves great lacing.
A: Not much special here. Lemon, malt and yeast.
T: Real lemon lime first, fresh bread, malts, strong Caribbean spice.
M: Spice on the tongue, well rounded, nicely carbonated, slight bitterness. Looking lasting pepper corn.
O: I actually like this Farmhouse Ale, it has some interesting tastes and mouth feels that the modern asked seem to becoming far too predictable! Well done CBC.

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Photo of jimboothdesigns
4.08/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a nice cloudy straw color with a hint of amber/red. Smells fantastic and just like pink peppercorns, honey, cloves and citrus. Little to no head. Nice taste with a mild heat that lasts start to finish. Medium with nice carbonation.

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Photo of jrob21
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Doublechar0517
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AAG
3.94/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Sgt. Pepper from Cambridge Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 351 ratings
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