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Smuttynose Shoals Pale Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Smuttynose Shoals Pale AleSmuttynose Shoals Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,284 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,284
Reviews: 643
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.23%
Wants: 26
Gots: 60 | 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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3.15/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz bottle from a mixed twelve pack. Yellow color, clear, good head. Aroma of mild cracker, malt, subtle. Flavor was a pretty standard pale ale, well balanced but also kind of boring flavor wise.

ArrogantB, Saturday at 07:09 PM
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3.71/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Best by 3/19/15. Probably a month old. Bought last week in NH in a twelvepack sampler that was on sale for an irresistible $10., especially considering the other titles in the pack were Finestkind and Bouncy House IPAs and Old Brown Dog. This was the only one in the pack I had not already tried before.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into an Innis & Gunn flute.

a: Clear deep amber to copper with an inch thick offwhite head which receded to thin uneven surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Mild caramel malt.

t: Follows the nose along with some hop bite for balance. Dry to slightly bitter finish.

m: Light to medium with ok body and plenty of carbonation tingle.

o: A good pale, seems more English at first but the bitterness from hops becomes more prominent later. A good dinner and session brew.

scotorum, Oct 18, 2014
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Smuttynose Shoals Pale Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,284 ratings.