Ship Of Fools | Cambridge Brewing Company

BA SCORE
77.1%
Liked This Beer
3.94 w/ 35 ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Rifugium on 08-20-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
35
Liked:
27
Avg:
3.94/5
pDev:
8.88%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
0
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of GarthDanielson
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap at the brewpub and served in a tulip, the beer is a dark, blood-ruby coloring with a thin ring of off-white head. Nose of tart dark cherry, oak, and tannins. Wow. This one smells big. Flavors of tart and dark sweet forward, with cherry in the forefront. Old world fruit and subtle spice show up towards the end of the palate. Smooth bodied. The aftertaste is rich, dark sweetness, with some woody and earthy highlights. Tart, sweet linger in the finish. Big beer.

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Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of Flounder57
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served in a tulip at CBC.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger pink head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a dark crimson red color with some clarity and bubbles coming seen coming up through the glass. Nice lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: tart, sour, funky, okay, and a little cherry fruitiness.

Taste: Tart cherry, bready malts, sour, funk, and soft oak.

Mouthfeel: Very drinkable, smooth, pucker, low carbonation, and light bodied.

Overall: Very enjoyable Flanders style red from CBC. Aged well and very drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Ship Of Fools from Cambridge Brewing Company
Beer rating: 77.1% out of 100 with 35 ratings
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