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Shepherd's Crook | Earth Eagle Brewings

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4.08/5
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35 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#7,672
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
35
pDev:
8.82%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
2
Trade:
0
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3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

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3.41/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.42/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Slight haze in the copper, golden color.
Smells of piney, resiny hop with a slight sweetness.
Tastes similar to the nose. New Zealand hops are very present and leave a piney lingering aftertaste.
Mouthfeel is full and carb is appropriate.
Overall very drinkable and flavorful apa the new Ealand hops are a great addition and help this beer stand out from most EEB offerings.

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Photo of digboy
3.45/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pouts deep, clear orange color. Thin hwad. Aroma is weak but a little malty. Taste is malt forward and moderately to strong bitter. Malt flavor sticks to the end. Feel is a little stcky with low carbonation. Overall pretty good standard IPA. Wheat flavor does come through but not defining, so it will feel like a regular IPA.

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Photo of sgregory
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.92/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sellen
3.96/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ken_P
3.99/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.01/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.02/5  rDev -1.5%
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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4.11/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jlindros
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed at Portland beerfest

Huge frothy head, murky orange color

Nose big fresh hops, floral grassy citrus, little tropical, big floral grassy

Taste sweet malt, big hop grassy floral, little citrus, little tropical fruit citrus, creamy guava, spicy hops little resin,

Mouth creamy toasty nice fluffy carb
Not bad

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4.2/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rifugium
4.24/5  rDev +3.9%
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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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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Shepherd's Crook from Earth Eagle Brewings
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 35 ratings
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