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Smuttynose Portsmouth Lager - Smuttynose Brewing Company

Smuttynose Portsmouth LagerSmuttynose Portsmouth Lager

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BA SCORE
83
good

250 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 250
Reviews: 226
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 10.93%


Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-26-2001)
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Reviews by demcorhip:
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demcorhip

Ontario (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Appearance
A coppery lager with a 1 finger off white head. Finely yet actively carbonated. Slightly laced, with a thick yet short collar rimming the inside of my pint glass.

Aroma
Bready malts with a hint of creamier nuttiness. Bitter, grassy hops with a touch of lemon.

Taste
Malt flavours of toasted bread stand out, with a milder nuttiness playing a background role, adding a layer of complexity to this brew. A solid bitterness of grassy, lemony hops with much lesser hints of orange and grapefruit citrus fruits makes for a nice finish.

Mouthfeel
A crisp and refreshing well balanced, medium bodied lager. Slight emphasis on the grassy and bitter hops. Slight peachy, fuzzy mouthfeel from a good level of persistent fine carbonation.

Drinkability
Gotta find more of this one come summer time. A very drinkable, tasty, crisp and refreshing lager. Easily sessionable, with enough flavour and substance to keep anyones interest, and probably convert open minded BMC drinkers. Wished the bottom of my glass didnt come so soon. Will definately be drinking this one again!

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2007 16:12:54 | More by demcorhip
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Smuttynose Portsmouth Lager from Smuttynose Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 250 ratings.