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Smuttynose Zinneke - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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very good

351 Ratings
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Ratings: 351
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 8
Gots: 30 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 10-25-2012

Belgian-style stout, partially aged in bourbon barrels.

8.4% abv 50 IBU
Malts: North American 2-Row, Carawheat, Munich 10L, C-120, Chocolate,
Roasted Barley, Brown Malt
Hops: Magnum, Glacier
Mojo: Dark #2 Belgian Candi Syrup
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Photo of maxcoinage
4.29/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured 22oz bomber (2012) into tulip glass with a 3 finger mocha colored head that took time to settled down. Color is dark black

Aroma - roasted malts, toffee, figs, dates, oak

Taste - coffee, chocolate, caramel, vanilla -- tasty!

Mouthfeel - a light-syrup like consistency and creamy mouthfeel, medium carbonation

Overall - Excellent brew. not sure if I'd consider it a stout or belgian dark ale, either way it was tasty. Didn't really get any bourbon in the nose or flavor, but this bottle is probably a year old so I'm sure that didn't help. Definitely would pick up another bomber of this for like around $7 I believe is what I paid.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of hopley
4.6/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a very drinkable stout from Smuttynose. Their Big Beer series, which you really can't beat - ZINNEKE - is actually almost a sessionable stout with lots of sexy taste. Velvety smooth, a limited head, but one that is present and lurking the whole time, dark, too. Bourboney taste is very forward, but that's only if you pick up the difference between that and the oak. Really great beer.

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3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A- pours black, nearly opaque with a two-finger head with short retention and no lacing

S- some fruity esters from the Belgian yeast with candy-like sugar, traces of vanilla oak aroma with just a touch of barrel juice

T- fruity yeast with a light metallic flavor, light roasted notes with just a touch of chocolate, oak character mid-palate ith some tangy barrel juice at the end, pretty dry finish

M- medium body with low carbonation, slightly foamy mouthfeel and finish, mouthfeel seemed a bit light for the style

O- some good flavors going on, the bourbon is very subtle from only using a blend of barrel aged beer, a little light on flavor and mouthfeel for a stout

Photo of avalon07
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a goblet. Had a dark brown color and a thick consistency. There was an inch of creamy, tan-colored, fairly long-lasting head. Not much lacing at all.

S: A subtle aroma of dark fruit, chocolate, and malt. Nicely done smell.

T: Like the smell, the flavor was a low key, yet tasty, affair. A good amount of chocolate, roasted malt, Belgian yeast, and dark fruit. Not as aggressive as some of the Belgian BSDAs, but well done and tasty nonetheless.

M: A good amount of carbonation with a smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: A solidly made, enjoyable beer. Drinkable.

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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Smuttynose Zinneke from Smuttynose Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 351 ratings.