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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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very good

1,330 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,330
Reviews: 652
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.23%
Wants: 25
Gots: 81 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.76/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.1/5  rDev +7%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
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.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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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.

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3.12/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.68/5  rDev -3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Smuttynose Shoals Pale Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,330 ratings.