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Smuttynose Herbaceous - Smuttynose Brewing Company

Smuttynose Herbaceous
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: 37.2%

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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3.96/5  rDev +35.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2013 01:15:37 | More by donkeyrunner
Smuttynose Herbaceous from Smuttynose Brewing Company
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