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Smuttynose Herbaceous - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: 37.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.35% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Amber Ale Wet Hopped w/ 150 lbs. of Fresh Citra Hops

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-16-2013)
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Dark, dark red brown pour. Stubborn soap scum retention and lace. Looks like a very impressive brown ale.

Juicy fruit and sharp citrus aroma. Flavor follows up where the aroma left off with citrus aplenty. Very light body, but impressive for 4.35%. There's unmistakably caramel in there too but not as much as the color would indicate. Lots of caramunich I guess?

A good beer but $18 is just silly. I hadn't heard of this before and I'll buy anything Smutty. I had assumed it was a wild barrel aged, obscure ingredient something. I understand it costs a lot to brew a fresh hop ale in NH due to overnighting 150 lbs. of citra but they have breweries on the West Coast too.

donkeyrunner, Feb 06, 2013
Smuttynose Herbaceous from Smuttynose Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.