Sherwood Forest Archer’s Pale Ale

Sherwood Forest Brewers
Marlborough, MA
Archer’s English-Style Pale Ale

Pours deep reddish-brown, dark without too much transparency and with good off-white head and steady carbonation. The nose is a sour, very English hoppy caramel with a few citrus notes but is more malt than hops. There is a slight roastiness and the hops are milder with the start of the sip than they are on the nose. The mouthfeel is medium-bodied but the swallow finishes fuller and maltier and would seem cloying were it not for the good hops which temper the toffee sweetness well.


One response to “Sherwood Forest Archer’s Pale Ale

  1. First blog I read after wakeup from sleep today!

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