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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
86
very good

1,349 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,349
Reviews: 656
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 28
Gots: 95 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-05-1998

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
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Ratings: 1,349 | Reviews: 656
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4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of myelo
4.13/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pint on tap

Appearance: Deep hazy copper color with thing off-white head and very substantial lacing.

Nose: Sweet bread malt and flowery, citrus hop aroma.

Tase: initial bready malt followed by moderate spicy and citrus bitterness with a flowery yeast background.

Mouthfeel: medium body, moderate carbonation

Overall: More malty than a typical american pale ale but more American hop flavor/aroma than a British pale ale. So the overall impression is a cross between an English and American pale ale. Nicely done.

Photo of Johnny_Duck
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Andrew15
3.05/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Bought in Dublin, Ireland. Not overly fond of this beer, lacking in body/mouthfeel for me with nothing that would drive me back for another.

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3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of harrisjohnson
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BPMeyer27
3.44/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cath
3.59/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bsm80x
4.21/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AlexFields
3.3/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JoeMans
3.66/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spectre1966
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nice hoppy flavor. Well rounded taste

Photo of dvanhandel
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bbudnik
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Botulizard
4.07/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of markgugs
3.37/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of Matt_Felix
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Gperson
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Bottle. I remember one session when I was captivated; now it seems a little too heavily malted, the carbonation at the end distracting, and the aftertaste is metallic.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of CTague
4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of EricVincentt
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of TEKNISHE
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Smuttynose Shoals Pale Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,349 ratings.