Mountain Ale | The Shed Brewery

BA SCORE
86
very good
599 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:
599
Reviews:
88
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
12.34%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
162
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 599 |  Reviews: 88
Photo of Sheldog
3.67/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBeerSipper
3.43/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
4.03/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of imanidiot777
3.89/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jams1220
3.67/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dtumminelliob
4.17/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JeffKowalek
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kegatron
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of agreenman19
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chicagoish
3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jpuetz
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jrsartori977
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bpmorrissey
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of twenteone
4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of edhizdeid
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JoeMans
3.69/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jcvt
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Act25
3.67/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I much prefer the Shed's IPA and Profanity Ale. But Try 1.
In this style try Oskar's scotch ale.
*** I came back and liked this 2nd time around. A bit strong as well as sweet.

A =A deep, slightly hazed, maple syrup body with a short-lived head with moderate lacing.

S = Caramel malty, English, with alcohol / whiskey uplift. Not enough.

T = Mostly malty dominant sweetness and a laid back hop finish. Too sweet and alcoholic for me without redeeming flavor, bitterness or body. Some herbal, mineral, peppery, berries, earthy, alcoholic warmth, and nutty yeast.

M = Smooth and chewy, astringent on palate due to 7.4% alcohol.

O = A sipper. Not my style, and too coke like.

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Photo of MasterRigger
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chucker17
3.65/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bmcmahon1024
3.58/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tekstr1der
4.16/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours brown with a slightly reddish tint, with minimal, but lacy white head. Aromas are malty sweet caramel and mild nuttiness. Flavor is similar - sweet and bready qualities. Finish is clean and fairly dry. Pretty decent stuff.

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Photo of nuebs
3.45/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fitzy01
3.69/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Mountain Ale from The Shed Brewery
3.81 out of 5 based on 599 ratings.
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