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Smuttynose Winter Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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856 Ratings
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Ratings: 856
Reviews: 469
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 10
Gots: 26 | 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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Ratings: 856 | Reviews: 469 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

chrishiker1409, Jun 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

NJBeer265, Jun 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

zestar, May 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

ggell100, May 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

DrunkinYogi, May 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

EROCK75, May 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

MikeWard, May 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

RCLOHR267, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

osbornkt, May 01, 2014
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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....

dacrza1, Apr 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

MakeMineADoubleJack, Apr 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

AndrewMichael, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Hobbit, Apr 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

nodder, Apr 18, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Notacraftdrinker, Apr 13, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

HOPHEADNATIONMATT, Apr 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

boszormeny, Apr 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

pfhanlon, Apr 07, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

hmmmbeer10, Apr 06, 2014
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3.51/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Honisbygonis, Apr 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

thatoneguymike, Mar 31, 2014
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Dave_Treat, Mar 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

PickwickHopz, Mar 19, 2014
Smuttynose Winter Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 856 ratings.