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Smuttynose Hanami Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Smuttynose Hanami AleSmuttynose Hanami Ale

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BA SCORE
75
okay

261 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 237
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 19.38%
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: granite on 02-10-2007)
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sacfly

Maryland

3.65/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz, notched A (august) 07
Pours a hazy orange/brown. Little head. Aroma is sweet and malty… maybe a bit of tart pie cherries. Taste is all tart pie cherries with just a hint of malt in the back. Fades into a bit of an off-putting metallic taste, then back to tart cherry juice in the aftertaste. Mild bitterness noted as well. I love tart pie cherries- I even grow them in my yard and brew with them. Maybe that adds a bit of bias to my review, but I like this style. Not sure what the strange metallic taste is though… Overall, unique compared to other beers on the market. Do NOT expect sweet cherries. You will be very disappointed.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2007 22:59:02 | More by sacfly
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Smuttynose Hanami Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.