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Smuttynose Gravitation (Big Beer Series) - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

506 Ratings
THE BROS
75
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Ratings: 506
Reviews: 289
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.98%
Wants: 29
Gots: 41 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Oxymoron on 01-01-2009

This big, dark ale is brewed using a variety of Belgian specialty malts along with 200 pounds of raisin puree per batch. The resulting flavor is a viscous mix of dark fruit, rum, toffee and raisins balanced with aromatic fruitiness of the Belgian yeast.

25 IBU

2009 - 6.6%
2010 - 12.0%
2011 - 12.5%
2012 - 12.0%
2013 - 11.5%
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3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.96/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Deep red ale. All of 12% lovely drinker out if a tulip. Simply enjoy.

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3.86/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.81/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.18/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.68/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.24/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.4/5  rDev -6.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.08/5  rDev -15.2%

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3.96/5  rDev +9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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5/5  rDev +37.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.51/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

2011 bottle. Consumed on June 15, 2014. Reviewed from notes.

A: Poured into a Piraat tulip/snifter-type glass. Body is reddish-brown with a half-finger khaki head on top that settles quickly and leaves no lace.

S: Dried fruits - figs, dates and raisins - and alcohol. Noticeable alcohol right away gives a medicinal scent to this one.

T: Follows the nose, with mainly dried fruits (prunes & raisins), ripe fruits (apples, grapes and plums), some brown sugar and a big wollop of boozy heat at the finish. Not well integrated, and not at all like a good Belgian quad.

M: Nearly full-bodied, with some slickness. Carbonation is low, but then this bottle has been in my cellar for 2+ years.

O: Nothing to write home about, though it will certainly get you drunk.

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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Smuttynose Gravitation (Big Beer Series) from Smuttynose Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 506 ratings.