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Smuttynose Shoals Pale Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,232 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,232
Reviews: 640
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 23
Gots: 40 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our interpretation of a classic English beer style is copper-colored, medium-bodied and pleasantly hopped. Its flavor is delightfully complex: tangy fruit at the start, with an assertive hop crispness and a long malty palate that one well-known beer writer has compared to the flavor of freshly-baked bread.

52 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-05-1998)
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silver0rlead

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pleasant enough amber color with a thin off-white head that leaves nice lacing. The aroma has some piney and citrusy hops upfront, along with a strong caramel and toasted bread maltiness, as well as some fruity esters, and a trace of alcohol. The flavor is similar, with citrusy and piney hops in the forefront along with some caramel, fruity esters, toasted bread and some alcohol The mouthfeel is moderate and drinkability is very good. This is a solid pale ale, not particularly complex but executed flawlessly.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2011 02:44:26 | More by silver0rlead
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Smuttynose Shoals Pale Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,232 ratings.