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Smuttynose Noonan Black IPA - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

375 Ratings
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Ratings: 375
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 9.21%
Wants: 3
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerNinja007 on 02-27-2013)
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Photo of Tone
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%

Pours a black color. 1/2 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of hops, sweet malt, roasted malt, hint of yeast, and a hint of oatmeal. Fits the style of an American Black Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of hops, sweet malt, roasted malt, hint of yeast, and a hint of oatmeal. Overall, good appearance, aroma, and body, but nothing extraordinary.

Tone, Friday at 03:26 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

TripelMark, Nov 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Ralphs66, Nov 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

KAF, Nov 11, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +16.8%

thejohnnyo, Nov 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

zestar, Nov 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

gwilikers6, Nov 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Tyrawlings, Nov 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

DOCRW, Nov 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

atlbravsrno1, Nov 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

projektyle, Nov 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

BeerDreadz, Oct 29, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev -14.7%

RyanAU, Oct 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

jman005, Oct 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

spycow, Oct 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

pwdiamond, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

fossage78, Oct 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Pours almost bible black with a long lived frothy head.
There's plenty of hops bitterness with an underlying toasted malt hint.
The flavor stance is vibrant on the palate with what I would expect from an IPA.
There's a long finish but I wish the entire mouthfeel and flavor cross-section had "more of". Nevertheless I found this beer as an interesting and enjoyable IPA.
Certainly worth your "beer-time" on a bottle or two.

gueuzeonhigh, Sep 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

12 ounce bottle with “best by” date of 08/05/14 and ABV 6.2% printed on the glass

A: poured gently into a tall snifter - deep dark brown with considerable sediment in the bottom and a powerful foamy head that keeps building for several minutes after the pour - excellent lacing

S: dark roasted malt but dominated by grassy and piney hops - stronger as it warms up

T: excellent example of the style - hops are present throughout, but muted by the dark, almost burnt flavor of toasted grains - so little sweetness that I expected to read there was coffee in the mash

M: medium body with moderate carbonation - smooth and very dry

O: glad to have tried this one and would buy it again, but unlikely to become one of my go to beers

MisterE, Sep 19, 2014
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Smuttynose Noonan Black IPA from Smuttynose Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 375 ratings.