Mountain Ale | The Shed Brewery

Mountain AleMountain Ale
BA SCORE
3.73/5
614 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
Ranking:
#24,054
Reviews:
91
Ratings:
614
pDev:
12.33%
Bros Score:
3.9
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
167
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 614 |  Reviews: 91
Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a ruby colored dark amber with a nice head. Flavor is pleasant, crossing both the palate and the nose easily. Easy to drink, kicks like a mule. Try it!

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Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.18/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JohnofUpton
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Str8fromtheGrnMtns
4.09/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

My go to brown ale. Amazing price for what you get.

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Photo of xNoQuarterX
4.28/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

could be my go to beer...

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Photo of mitch3114
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Drewtechie24
4.59/5  rDev +23.1%
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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Photo of Bustersuess
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bluetree
3.23/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rogacks
3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PGRADY
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My go-to-beer. Simple, readily available, 7.4% brown ale for a good price. I enjoying having a variety of beer and tend to not buy 12 packs of anything with the exception of Shed because I could go for one after a long workday

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Photo of digitalflood
4.35/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy amber to a very dark almost ruby black color. Head builds to excellent level and shows good lacing retention. Some carbonation can be seen towards the bottom where the color is lightest. Smells of fresh biscuits, caramel, and faint Scotch like alcohol scents. Mouth is all malted bread and caramel. Good alcohol bite at the mid=palate with light hop notes. A little bitter on the back side of the flavor profile. Just enough to let you know there is some hops there. Whiskey barrel flavors of smoke, leather, and oak linger. Not sure where that comes from but it's pleasant and complimentary. Very good. 4.25 out of 5.

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Photo of skriv
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerEsquire
3.02/5  rDev -19%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Brownish in color but certainly not in character, absolutely drinks like a session or Irish red. Lack of mouthy maltiness.

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Photo of GFD400
4.11/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hipHOPSanonymous
3.64/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Maestro
4.13/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lost_sailor
3.55/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jtcolella
4.21/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ravisingh
4.43/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

L: The color is about a 13-14 on the SRM. Definitely cloudy in appearance when held up to the light with some of the ingredients visibly floating around. The head did not last too long and it had a lightish foaminess to it. There was some lacing though not a lot.

S: There is a definite alcohol kick to the aroma, but considering its 7.4% ABV not bad. With a breadiness like generic store bought wheat bread. A little sweetish with stone fruit notes and some woodiness kind of cedarish. Definitely some pepper not much clove and a little bit of orange.

T: The flavor had spiciness to it and a woodiness to the aftertaste. There was a toasted flavor, almost burnt at first but giving way to the former. If there was any fruit flavor it would be grapefruit and maybe a little banana, but not much. There was a nuttiness, like pistachio and macadamia at the end.

F: It was creamy in mouthfeel not very astringent at all with a warmth on the tongue. The finish had a little bite IMO.

O: Overall it's a nice beer and the creaminess balanced with the warmth was really nice. The bitterness of the grapefruit didn't linger long. I would recommend it, felt like the people that made it put a lot of heart into it.

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Photo of Mississippi
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tquila17
4.31/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dd43
3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dur921
3.84/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SABERG
3.6/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mountain Ale from The Shed Brewery
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 614 ratings
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