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Smuttynose Winter Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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838 Ratings
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Ratings: 838
Reviews: 469
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 8
Gots: 23 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  5.83% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Smuttynose Winter Ale is a full-bodied, amber beer brewed with a special Trappist ale yeast. Stylistically reminiscent of a Belgian Abbey Double, it features fruity aromas and flavor, balanced by soft Crystal hops. Warming, mellow & pleasantly complex, Smuttynose Winter Ale is your perfect cold weather companion.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 10-30-2005)
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

05-04-2014 15:18:11 | More by RCLOHR267
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-01-2014 01:43:34 | More by osbornkt
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dacrza1

New Jersey

3.78/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

DATE TASTED: April 23, 2014... GLASSWARE: Kisatsky Tavern pint... OCCASION: Easter The Desolation of Smaug on spring break--thanks, Shan!... APPEARANCE: velvety dark amber red body; frothy, creamy off-white head; strong, cloudy lacing... AROMA: doughy, bready malts early; cinnamon, nutmeg and some floral pine resin too--with a hint of clove; a pleasure to breath in...PALATE: medium-bodied, creamy and lively--warming and substantial...TASTE: soft, rounded, almost nutty malted finish; buttery too; more subtle flavors of indistinguishable fruits than the aroma suggests, with the main influence on the taste buds being the malts... OVERALL: a solidly-built, easy-sipping ale that feels right on a windy, cold April night....

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2014 21:12:10 | More by dacrza1
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-29-2014 20:16:45 | More by atrocity
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-25-2014 22:14:15 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-25-2014 01:39:17 | More by AndrewMichael
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Oregon

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Visual upon pour: dark reddish brown, with medium carbonation and nominal aroma

Taste: nice initial smack, "zingy" flavorful (w/o ingredient specifics, since not a HB judge) taste with CO2 dissolving effect, and aftertaste lingers adequately as you'd expect.

Not too wintry as of the sampling since a nice 80s spring day in the southeast.

Not outstanding, but stands true.

Serving type: bottle

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Smuttynose Winter Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 838 ratings.