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Shed Brewery Mountain Ale

Shed Brewery Mountain Ale

Rated 3.425 by BeerPals
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Brewed by Shed Restaurant and Brewery

Stowe, VT, United States

Style:  Old Ale

8% Alcohol by Volume

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A strong ale

ID: 7944 Last updated 15 years ago Added to database 19 years ago

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Statistics

Overall Rank4645
Overall Percentile89.9
Style Rank53 of 208
Style Percentile74.5
Lowest Score3.5
Highest Score3.9
Average Score3.680
Weighted Score3.425
Standard Deviation0.205

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  • CHOPZ 5238 reviews
    rated 3.5 6 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 8

    Enjoyed in Vermont. Definitely unfiltered with lots of floating particles. Copper colour with a light beige head and some creamy lacing. Aromas of fruity malts with hints of roasted ones. Some caramel as well and nuts. Much of the same for the taste. Written 7.4% ABV. on label. A nice mix between a brown and red ale.

  • JABAH 1780 reviews
    rated 3.5 6 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    About average for a brown. Medium murky brown appearance. Flavors of caramel malt. Balanced toward the sweeter side. The 7.4% ABV is nice...tastes decent...but besides that, this is sort of forgettable.

  • HANTRAN 474 reviews
    rated 3.9 7 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Raisins toasty malts and floral hops in the nose. Pours an unfiltered medium brown with a nice off-whtie head that leaves a long-lasting skim coat with some lace. Mouth is creamy , a bit buttery, a medium to thinish bodied, carbonation nicely done. Tasty (and brown or old ales are not my favorites) with some fruity esters predominant. Maybe figs or prunes, ripe dark fruit, hint of chocolate and coffee. Just a bit of warming from the alcohol which is well masked. Some flowery hops in the profile with only a hint of bitter, slightly sweet but not cloying. Finish is clean and dry. Damn well made beer.

  • GGRUMET 311 reviews
    rated 3.6 8 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Back in my undergrad days we used to stop at the Shed after a day of skiing and get growler fills of mountain ale. I'm very excited to find this in Pittsburgh in bottles, as the brewery has been purchased by otter creek. Deep amber/mohagany pour with very little head and thin carbonation. Strong aromas of hazelnut and bread. The mouthfeel is thin but the beer is pleasant and drinkable for a moderate ABV. Tastes of biscuity malts, caramel, wheat bread, and tree nuts. This is a nostalgic beer for me, it's not phenomenal but a nice drinking experience.

  • YUMBEER 275 reviews
    rated 3.9 12 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    A medium to full-bodied dark ale, almost black in color, that had a dark brown head that lingered for a while. some faint aromas of caramel and alcohol. I tasted flavors of caramel, chocolate, port and alcohol on the palate. A delicious old ale from Shed.

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