Hay Is For Horses | Cambridge Brewing Company

BA SCORE
62.5%
Liked This Beer
3.7 w/ 32 ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Nordic pale ale," brewed with heather, yarrow, heather honey, pale and Munich malts, flaked oats, alfalfa hay, and English yeast. A collaboration between Cambridge Brewing Co., Kissmeyer Beer and Brewing Project, and Brasserie de la Senne. Hay provided by local farmer, Andy Carbone.

Added by Rifugium on 08-20-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
32
Liked:
20
Avg:
3.7/5
pDev:
7.3%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
2
Trade:
0
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Can't find a bottling date but this just hit the shelves a month or two ago.

A: Pours a clear red with a mid-sized and very fizzy tan head. Head dissipates quickly with no lacing.

S: Well, it smells like grass/hay for sure. Sweet grains and bread. Lots of floral characteristics.

T: Very floral up front with some grassy aspects. Sweet grains in the middle and finish. Sweet honey backs it all up. Lingering flowers and grass in the aftertaste.

M: Lighter bodied, smooth.

O: Not bad, unique and light brew. Floral characteristics are pretty high considering it appears this brew is supposed to highlight the hay and oats. Definitely on the sweeter side with the graininess and honey. It kinda reminds me of a floral cream ale basically.

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3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.91/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a recent bottle into the modified tulip glass.
A - A light orange, honey in color. Very gentle carbonation supports a wispy thin cap. No lacing but a sweet
oils clings to the glass.
S - Herbal, floral, a hint of bitter, wonderful aromatics. Some notes of honey, heather, ripe citrus, and
a touch of funkiness.
T - A little orange, a lot of pale malt, but in a good way, some of the adjunct comes through with a fine
thread of heather, and sweet grass notes.
M - Medium in body a bit of oil coats the palate, a nice citrus dry finish.
O - A wonderful offering, showcasing the talents of great brewers.
Cheers

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
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Hay Is For Horses from Cambridge Brewing Company
Beer rating: 62.5% out of 100 with 32 ratings
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