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Sting Ya | Elk Head Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Elk Head Brewing Company
Washington, United States

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by RedDiamond on 03-30-2010

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3.25/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Elk Head has a reputation for experimentation with local flora. This pale ale brewed with nettles (presumably stinging nettles) is their most prominent herbal brew. It is headless sunflower-yellow with minimal CO2 and no particular aroma.

But its taste is of honey-water sweetness with a satisfying herbal flavor that I might have guessed belonged to dandelion. The nettles supercede any perceivable hop contribution. Though not dazzling, Sting Ya is a successful experiment with a local Northwest earthiness worthy of a sample or two. Its principle detraction was its flat body.

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Sting Ya from Elk Head Brewing Company
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