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English Special Ale | Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)
Wisconsin, United States
greatdanepub.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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No notes at this time.

Added by cokes on 03-01-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews:
2
Ratings:
3
pDev:
9.47%
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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of bpfrush
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of Deuane
3.23/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A-Slightly hazy copper with a thin off-white head taht left spotty lacing.

S-Weak earthy hops and a slight bready malt aroma.

T-Rather unexciting. Decent malt body but when you expect a nice hoppy bite to accompany you don't get it! Not very happy with this, was expecting more.

M-Medium-light, thin for the style. Where is the creamy textures? Not to exciting.

D-Boring to me, not what I want in an Enlgish Pale on cask. Dull, not worthy of another pint...why waste the alcohol on something so bland?!

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Photo of DaPeculierDane
4.05/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Currently listed as an APA. This is not an APA in anyway. I would best describe this as an EPA.

Bright light gold with a thin white head and mild carbonation.

Aroma is loaded with herbal and grassy hops. Lively and spicy. Floral too. Like a walk in an English garden in the spring time.

Flavor is just great. Biscuity and grainy malts balance loads of very interesting and complex hops. There is a lot going on here and a full array of flower petals, Mediterranean herbs, and touches of spice can be tasted.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, round, with moderate bitterness and wonderful herbal/spice qualities.

Sessionable.

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English Special Ale from Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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