Shepherd's Crook | Earth Eagle Brewings

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34 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Earth Eagle Brewings
New Hampshire, United States
eartheaglebrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Wheat / pale ale hybrid made with three New Zealand hops: Green Bullet, Motueka and Nelson Sauvin.

Added by Rifugium on 02-26-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
34
Reviews:
6
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
9.2%
 
 
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2
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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4.53/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

On tap. Pours a clear, orange color. Smells unique. Tangy hops, New Zealand plethora. Cactus and aloe. A little smokey? Flavor equates to the nose but has even more intricate flavors. I have only had a few beers from these guys but I have loved how wacky they are. I tend to enjoy them far more than the populous.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.37/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the brewery on December 27, 2014.

Unfiltered pale yellow pour. Modest head.

Lots of New Zealand grapefruit and citrus hops on the nose.

Medium but chewy texture.

Like the nose those citrus, floral, and grapefruit characters permeate the flavor through and through. A hop head delight.

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4.31/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.26/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.24/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

First had: on tap at Earth Eagle

Poured a hazy golden color with a small cap of white head that retained as a ringlet and left a few dots of lacing on the glass. Brilliant aroma of citrus and tropical fruit. I love Nelson Sauvin hops more the more I try them. Taste was crisp and fresh with hops, lemon, grapefruit, pineapple, toasty pale wheat malts for a delicate balance, keeping the bitterness in check. Hop-dominant, but still clearly an APA and not an IPA. Very nice. Light-medium body, moderate carbonation, and extremely drinkable. Quite possibly the best beer in Portsmouth (and maybe all of New Hampshire) right now.

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4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.2/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.11/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.02/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Orange, golden amber in color. Light bodied. Wheat, pine and white grapes. Dry, building bitter finish. Lower sweetness. Reading the hop profile I was looking forward to trying this. It delivered for the most part.

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4.01/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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Shepherd's Crook from Earth Eagle Brewings
4.02 out of 5 based on 34 ratings.
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