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Smuttynose Winter Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

845 Ratings
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Ratings: 845
Reviews: 469
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 8
Gots: 24 | 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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megamass, Jun 26, 2014
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EricDu, Jun 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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EROCK75, May 20, 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
Photo of dacrza1
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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3.51/5  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
Smuttynose Winter Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 845 ratings.