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Monty Python's Holy Grail Ale | Black Sheep Brewery PLC

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Black Sheep Brewery PLC
England, United Kingdom
blacksheepbrewery.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by stcules on 05-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,574
Reviews:
609
Ratings:
1,250
pDev:
17.17%
Bros Score:
3.65
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
142
Trade:
0
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Photo of OzmanBey
5/5  rDev +50.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of KMillard
3.75/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Classic British bitter with tad more carbonation and a strong taste of apple. Quality is apparent and the ale is tasty.

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Photo of tpauer
3.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.59/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jtw21
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rufus1
3.34/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear amber with a little haze from the witch ash. Poured into a fifteen ounce glass mug the same temperature as the beer which produced a one and a half finger white head that settles to a lasting rime. Some lacing.

Sweet. Fruity. Apple. Some floral hops.

Taste hits with apple cider. Sweet malt backbone. Crystal malts. No hop bitterness at all. A little carbonation bite. Clean, crisp and refreshing.

Light mouthfeel with an almost effervescent carbonation.

Looking for an ale on a hot summers day? This one fits the bill perfectly. A whimsical ale that strike the mark. No great but certainly very good. Quite sessional.

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Photo of qrazvan
3.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A standard golden ale, with a not so bitter feel. A plus for the nicely designed bottle.

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Photo of dubnation
3.41/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dcmchew
3.31/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of shu_420
3.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mishi_d
3.52/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BorisNorris
3.77/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Amber in color, excellent clarity, foamy off-white head. Aroma is berry fruit, light bread crust. Flavor has a mild grainy sweetness in front that rounds out to an earthy, dark berry flavor and leaves you with a semi-dry, earthy/woodsy bitterness. Well carbonated with a medium, creamy body, but doesn't linger around. I didn't want to like this, but I kinda do.

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Photo of Tbone2131
3.56/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RyanKininger
3.76/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.79/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had to try this one just because it's a monty python beer and it turns out it's a pretty damn good beer as well, must be because it's ''tempered over burning witches''.

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Photo of IdrinkGas
3.45/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.44/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SkylerShores
3.16/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.13/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of DocWaters
3.19/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerTest
2.58/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Monty Python's Holy Grail Ale from Black Sheep Brewery PLC
Beer rating: 3.32 out of 5 with 1,250 ratings
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