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Smuttynose Frankenlager - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Jason on 04-30-2014

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3.56/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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3.95/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap 6/18/2014 at Track 84, in Warwick, RI served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains lager yeast, citrus, caramelized malts and a decent amount of hops.

T: The taste starts out with a good burst of hops bitterness that quickly fades and transitions into some citrus and caramel sweetness. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev +9%

A-Cloudy yellow orange, nice carbonation and two finger head that leaves nice lacing.

S-Lemon, orange, banana, mild hops and wheat.

T-Starts with some citrus and grass, some wheat and lemon. Mild bitterness.

M-Lighter to medium bodied, nice carbonation.

O-For a style I am not fond of, I though this was a good beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.6/5  rDev -1.9%

22oz. bottle served in a tulip. Best by 11/2014 indicated on the bottleneck. Pours a slightly hazy, orange-gold with a frothy, 1/2 inch bright white head. Nose expresses pilsner malts and light, fruit esters. Taste consistent with nose with addition of some noble hops bittering, a hint of pine and a slight medicinal quality at the finish. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with slight oiliness to the texture and a crisp carbonation. A decent brew - body is not too malty; however, the lingering medicinal bitterness in the flavor profile is a bit much.

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

A: clear; golden in color; 1 finger pillowy white head that receded slowly to a thick cap; nice lacing;

S: light malt; apple;

T: well balanced; light malt; moderately bitter finish; not a lot going on, but what is there is really nice;

M: light to medium bodied; moderate carbonation; slightly dry finish;

O; refreshing, enjoyable;

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Smuttynose Frankenlager from Smuttynose Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.