Gooney (388) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 3, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle - Pours orange with a bubbly white head. A bit floral hoppy, but doesnít live up to the description. There must not be any other hoppy beers in Redwood County. I doubt there are any redwoods, either.
CLevar (376) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 20, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at Winterfest. From notes. Double Dry hopped cask version. Pours a hazy gold, with minimal head and decent lacing. Can see the hop resins in there...great looking beer. Aroma is a big punch of hops. Flavor is much the same, with a bit of toffee, but unbalanced hop bitterness throughout. A nice, hop forward IPA that could use a bit more balance.
GhostFace (321) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 24, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle pour. copper in color with a thin off white head. aroma is of caramel malt and spicy hops. on the lighter side of medium bodied. flavor is kind if weak, more malty than hoppy. thought itíd bring a little more to the table from the appearance/aroma. not a bad brew by any means.
ColovianTrader (270) - - MAY 17, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nutty caramel, pine, floral hops. Light fruit and grains with hints of citrus. Felt a bit light in the body, and not enough carbonation to clean out the aftertaste.
johnnymusky (221) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 1, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
pours amber ... nice head....some lacing....citrusy ....hoppy...not too bitter...7.7% is hidden well....tasty stuff.
benfergy (198) - Valley City, North Dakota, USA - AUG 22, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
The aroma of the Sheep Head Ale is quite strong; I can sense floral hops and a hint of citrus as well. The flavor is slightly sour, with very little sweetness - but thatís not a problem at all. The palate is rather smooth as well with a good body. This is a pretty great beer; I recommend giving it a try. Might be hard to find out of the upper Midwest.
o_Merlin_o (176) - California, USA - NOV 9, 2012
2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Features a light brown creamy head. The aroma is rather pleasant. However, this is an EXTREMELY bitter beer, which I didnít find pleasant at all. Itís over powering, so much so that you really canít taste any of the flavoring which Iím sure is there.
philvil (173) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 14, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Good texture but syrupy sweetness drowns out the hop flavors. Some spiciness like a holiday seasonal. Doesnít have the crispness Iím looking for in an APA
gonzosauce (157) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 2, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Heathery herbal nose leading into a very tinny flavor. Palate is crisp but not intriguing. Hops are noticeable throughout, but hardly dominant.
joechristenson (146) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 2, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle at home. Aroma reminds me of a smokey Scotch . . . not what I expected, but I like it. No barn or sheep detected . . . mostly Scotchy malts and some grassy hops. Tastes nothing like Scotch . . . great malt/hop balance, though the hops come to dominate on the finish. Theyíre a bit bossy for me to say this qualifies as a great balance, though since I love hops i"ll let it go. The hops have a nice taste -- a bit rustic, earthy, somewhat light but they pack some punch, too. Welterweight hops! Tasty -- Iíd love to buy this out on tap instead of Summit EPA any day. Hereís to dreaming.