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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
87
very good

1,302 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,302
Reviews: 645
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.23%
Wants: 25
Gots: 64 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

olradetbalder, Friday at 09:48 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

gpblackgt, Nov 17, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -1.8%

Rcaisse, Nov 16, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +7%

TomTC, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

newbeeraday, Nov 15, 2014
Photo of buzzarooski
3.94/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

LOOK: Copper Orange in Color with 1/2 inch Foamy Beige Head, Moderate Lacing

SMELL: Fruity Scents Combined with Bready Grains, Mild Hops, and Spices

TASTE: Smooth Medium Bodied Flavor, Creamy Malt mixed with Orange Zest, Barley, and a Mild Hoppy Bitterness.

FEEL: Smooth and Creamy but it is lacking Adequate Carbonation, Mild Bitterness After the Swallow

OVERALL: Great Look, Great Flavor, if it had even the slightest bit more Carbonation in would have ranked higher for me. All in All...a Quality Pale Ale.

buzzarooski, Nov 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

hozersr, Nov 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Meb3, Nov 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

Nichols33, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of Hendry
3.8/5  rDev -0.8%

Honey colored pour, one finger of khaki head,solid lacing.A bit darker than I was expecting from a "pale" ale. Aroma is of sweet malt and a touch of floral hops. Malty introduction and the hops take over in a drying way. Medium bodied and quite drinkable, but never reaches the level of wow at any point.I prefer a brighter and hoppier APA,this one uses the heavy hand on the malt for my taste.

Hendry, Nov 08, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -18.5%

TheBeerSipper, Nov 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

gwilikers6, Nov 05, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -3.9%

mpalestino, Nov 04, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +3.4%

SysopChris, Nov 03, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +1.3%

gej1973, Nov 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

bundy462, Oct 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

ninaturner, Oct 28, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +7.6%

KelsoSaaz, Oct 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

LoudRed, Oct 26, 2014
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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, Oct 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

mattycasey, Oct 25, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +0.5%

Dools9, Oct 24, 2014
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Smuttynose Shoals Pale Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 1,302 ratings.