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Smuttynose Wheat Wine (Big Beer Series) - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Smuttynose Wheat Wine (Big Beer Series)Smuttynose Wheat Wine (Big Beer Series)

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BA SCORE
86
very good

673 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 673
Reviews: 462
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.76%
Wants: 52
Gots: 54 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  10.70% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Smuttynose Wheat Wine Ale is a unique hybridization of two well-known beer styles, combining the rich, voluptuous taste of a traditional barleywine with the subtle, tart flavors of an American wheat ale, topped off with a healthy dose of crisp, herbaceous hops.

2007 - 11.4%
2008 - 10.3%
2009 - 11.4%
2010 - 12.0%

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 04-13-2005)
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

07-14-2013 23:18:35 | More by WOLFGANG
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Zbeetleman

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-09-2013 07:12:42 | More by Zbeetleman
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CTJman

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-07-2013 18:15:15 | More by CTJman
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-30-2013 13:58:08 | More by mrfrancis
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Bonis

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-27-2013 06:57:01 | More by Bonis
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

2012 Vintage

A: Pours a clear medium amber in color with moderate to heavy amounts of visible carbonation and some copper highlights. The beer has a finger tall dense foamy medium tan head that reduces to a thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer with a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of toffee and caramel malt sweetness with a touch of booze.

T: Upfront there are moderate to strong flavors of toffee and caramel malty sweetness with light amounts of dark fruit (raisin) and moderate flavors of pine hops. Light amounts of bitterness in the finish that fades quickly.

M: Slightly heavier than medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth.

O: This is an enjoyable beer but it is a very big beer and there is a definitely alcohol presence - you need to slowly sip this one.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2013 23:52:58 | More by dbrauneis
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

3.44/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: poured from a 22 oz bottle into a pint glass, dark orange colored with a short off white head that dissipates leaving little lacing, hazy

S: heavy on sweet complex alcohols

T: sweet and very heavy on alcohols, esters, sweet fermented fruit, figs, prunes, dates

M: oily and slick, lower carbonation

O: pretty heavy and complex, sip over a long period, very sweet

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 22:13:22 | More by M_C_Hampton
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egrace84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

06-14-2013 23:20:46 | More by egrace84
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.7/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2013 Vintage. Poured from a bomber into a snifter, the beer is a bright, rose-amber coloring with a thin, frothy, off-white head that disappears rather quickly after the pour. Aromas of toasted grains, booze, tangy sweet caramel and toffee. Smells sweet and rich. Flavors are very rich and a bit boozey. Caramel rich and roasted backbone, which is overpowered by the sweetness of the palate. Some subtle spicing at the end of the palate helps clean everything up a bit. Peppery and slightly bitter hops profile. Smooth, robust feel in mouth. The aftertaste is a rich, sweet blend of booze and toffee, leading to a rich, slick, lingering finish. Heavy brew, with a robust talent. Tasty, but big.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2013 23:17:41 | More by GarthDanielson
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

06-12-2013 08:55:29 | More by jaxon53
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ajzy

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

06-10-2013 18:36:15 | More by ajzy
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GrindFatherBob

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

06-03-2013 18:58:28 | More by GrindFatherBob
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juliusseizure

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-15-2013 18:12:15 | More by juliusseizure
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mtbdonn

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-06-2013 18:03:50 | More by mtbdonn
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

04-21-2013 22:45:03 | More by thebouch01
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

04-17-2013 06:12:29 | More by BrownAleMale
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Rempo

Indiana

4/5  rDev +4.2%

04-16-2013 21:01:54 | More by Rempo
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.2%

04-11-2013 16:46:56 | More by DaPan
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pcguitarwzrd

Florida

3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Copper orange, slightly hazy, off-white head. If I didn't know better, I have sworn I was looking at a DIPA.

S: Sweet caramel toffee malt, wheat, vanilla/oak, maybe a little booze.

T: Powerful vanilla and oak flavors, a little nudge of hops at the end. Leans toward being too sweet.

M: Medium body, not highly carbonated, a little sting of booze.

O: An interesting beer, but probably not something I could drink often.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 22:55:51 | More by pcguitarwzrd
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Lukass

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

04-05-2013 23:14:32 | More by Lukass
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lovindahops

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

03-29-2013 20:12:42 | More by lovindahops
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jderosia603

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

03-28-2013 14:51:51 | More by jderosia603
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aranton

New York

3/5  rDev -21.9%

03-26-2013 22:03:21 | More by aranton
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-24-2013 21:22:46 | More by Sparky44
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brheuer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

03-24-2013 20:57:07 | More by brheuer
Smuttynose Wheat Wine (Big Beer Series) from Smuttynose Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 673 ratings.