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Smuttynose Durty Mud Season Hoppy Brown Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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89
very good

575 Ratings
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Ratings: 575
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 22
Gots: 47 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Maxwell on 12-21-2012)
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Photo of justintcoons
3.11/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Deep brown with 2 fingers of tan head with good retention. Some yeast sediment floats around the glass.

Nose
Charcoal, caramel, and grapefruit.

Taste
Charcoal, scorched baker's chocolate, and caramel. Tons of grapefruit from the hops.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, crisp, bitter, and dry.

Overall
I really wasn't digging this one. The malt bill is too roasted and scorched. Bitter grapefruit is all that jumps out for the hops. However, the alcohol is very well hidden.

justintcoons, Mar 02, 2014
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3.18/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Draft at The Pour House in Westmont, NJ.

Pours a very cloudy and very dark brown color that's almost black with a 2.5 finger frothy beige head.  Great retention, only slowly fading into a lasting cap.  Chunks of soapy lacing left behind.

Surprisingly hop forward aoma with grassy resins and hop oils.  Floral with pine needle, grass and spruce tips.  This aggressive hop presence overpowers the brown ale notes a bit too much but there is some caramel malt sweetness along with hints of chocolate and subtle roast underneath.

On the lighter end of medium bodied and tastes very similar to the aroma.  Very hop forward with resinous hop bitterness dominating the flavor.  Dry and floral with grassy hop and sticky pine needle flavor lingering over a slightly roasted malt backbone into a dry finish.  Hop profile is kind of one dimensional and the malts are impossible to pick up until it warms up considerably.  After a while there is subtle toffee, caramel and chocolate malt sweetness along with burnt toast and coffee bean.

corby112, Mar 20, 2013
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Smuttynose Durty Mud Season Hoppy Brown Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 575 ratings.