Mountain Ale | The Shed Brewery

BA SCORE
86
very good
598 Ratings
Mountain AleMountain Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Shed Brewery
Vermont, United States
theshedbrewery.com

Style: English Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An English-style strong ale. This brown ale has great malt depth and drinks like a session beer.

Added by Jason on 05-07-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
598
Reviews:
88
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
12.34%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
162
For Trade:
1
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5/5  rDev +31.2%

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5/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +31.2%

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5/5  rDev +31.2%

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5/5  rDev +31.2%

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5/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of muffiewolf
5/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

After last week's disaster with Trout River Choclate Stout, I was a little gun shy about adventuring into something else. I have seen Shed around but never triied it until tonite. The suprise I got tonite was one I would welcome anytime. I spent the same money (about ($9.00 for 6) but this time instead of anemic, flat, disgusting ,rusty barrel water, I discovered an amazing beer. Everything is right here. Pours dark with a beautiful creamy head. Full bodied high quality malt with a light hop finish. This is an amazing beer. They don't get any better. 7.4 % what else could one want?

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5/5  rDev +31.2%

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5/5  rDev +31.2%

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5/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of DocHopiday
4.76/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

This beer is awesome on a New England Fall day. Goes down smooth, and at 7.4% abv, a 6 pack will do the trick. Great beer!

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4.76/5  rDev +24.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Ignore all the other reviews. This is the best brown ale I have ever had, with wonderfully nuanced Hops and bitterness, and with a slight chili aftertaste. It is pure and clean ,deceptively strong; a temporary reprieve from all your troubles. Do not drive

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4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

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4.69/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.63/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Shed - Mountain Ale - 12fl oz bottle

Look - Nice looking 6-pack, fresh marketing from Shed, was surprised to find this at the grocery store, although it is a local brew so it makes sense. Pours a dark brown sugar with a minimal head.

Smell - Malty and bitter, but appetizing.

Taste - An interesting bite, a tasty malt and cocoa attack, slight hop wave finish.

Mouthfeel - Smooth and casual, surprisingly tasty bite with a "throat bomb" at the end. So drinkable.

Overall - This brew is deceptively smooth for a 7.2%, it goes down with grace. Enjoyed wholeheartedly.

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4.6/5  rDev +20.7%

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4.59/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Good. On the lite side of dark beers.

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4.56/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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Mountain Ale from The Shed Brewery
3.81 out of 5 based on 598 ratings.
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