Sgt. Pepper | Cambridge Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
349 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
Ratings:
349
Reviews:
92
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
14.55%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
50
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 349 |  Reviews: 92
Photo of dannycohen62
3.99/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of badgustav
4.55/5  rDev +20.4%
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 +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tilly
3.73/5  rDev -1.3%
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 +7.9%
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 -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Doublechar0517
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AAG
3.94/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of uturn
3.94/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattreitz49
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of foundersfan1
4.58/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The pepper is a very favorable with the rye and lend a different and exciting flavor to this CBC farmhouse ale.

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Photo of tcd
5/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Lovely on draft (Gulu-Gulu Cafe, Salem MA). Served in round goblet.

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Photo of brother_rebus
3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy orange gold. Little to no head. Smell of yeasty honey spices. Taste brings the same with the hint of rye and a spicy peppercorn finish. Nice carbonation with a fizzy bite up front and smooth wash at the end. Overall delicious and very drinkable. Hope to buy it again.

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Photo of Child_Pugh
4.4/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Andrew041180
3.9/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jbarletto
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GreyGhost4
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of leinie13
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brentk56
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy amber color; the head is strong and leaves plenty of streaky lace

Smell: Biscuity and spicy, with rotting stone fruit and clove tones

Taste: Biscuity malt flavors with apple and rotting stone fruit elements building; after the swallow, the peppercorn and clove flavors hit the taste buds and continue to build, with the heat of pink peppercorns starting to dominate the finish; the malt is also pronounced in the tail end as well

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation; heat on the tongue

Overall: While I didn't mind the heat, I was not crazy about the phenols here; the rotting fruit was somewhat unpleasant

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Photo of Doomcifer
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodmanfor3
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Another one to leave on the shelf unless someone else is buying.

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Photo of Zstets
4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sgt. Pepper from Cambridge Brewing Company
3.78 out of 5 based on 349 ratings.
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