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Smuttynose Stone Cluster's Last Stand - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

185 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 185
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.17%
Wants: 8
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: johnnnniee on 07-28-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

This beer is a collaboration brew based on the Ballantine's IPA recipe in Mitch Steele's IPA book. This tastes nothing like the typical West Coast IPA, but it is fantastic. The nose is catty, with lots of black currant and some lavender floral notes. Flavor is resin, with some fruity currant notes and a bit of floral hops. The malt is on the light side, but some bready Munich notes provide the right balance. Bitterness is sharp and sticky, but fades nicely on the finish leaving you wanting another sip.

ErockRPh, Oct 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

emottram, Yesterday at 08:14 PM
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3.52/5  rDev -6.9%

frosted33, Yesterday at 02:32 AM
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4.04/5  rDev +6.9%

shopk, Thursday at 04:45 AM
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3.44/5  rDev -9%

Static, Thursday at 04:45 AM
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4.4/5  rDev +16.4%

bigbeerfan, Thursday at 04:01 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

devilfluff, Thursday at 02:52 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

seanchai, Thursday at 12:25 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

GABrew, Wednesday at 04:23 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Dizzy242, Wednesday at 01:48 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Orange/Amber pour with a thin head. Lacing is light. A scent of fresh hops and light fruit. Flavors include an original hops pop, pine, lemon, and faint berry. A little malt makes for a well balanced beer with some bitterness on the finish. Drinkable and enjoyable.

RobbDogg, Wednesday at 12:05 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

jrschaef, Tuesday at 08:54 PM
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3.72/5  rDev -1.6%

jak, Tuesday at 04:12 AM
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4.31/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

TheManiacalOne, Tuesday at 02:47 AM
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3.68/5  rDev -2.6%

Carlalwin, Monday at 11:22 PM
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

TasteTester, Monday at 03:13 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

pjs234, Sunday at 10:00 PM
Photo of HamdenHector
3.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: hazy; copper colored; less than a 1 finger off white head that receded quickly to a thin collar; nice lacing;

S: ripe fruit - oranges, strawberries;

T: earthy up front; citrus (mostly lemon) at mid-palate - a little tart; earthy again at the finish; light bitterness at the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: enjoyable; doesn't have the hop wallop that many current IPAs have, bit it is definitely a hop forward beer;

HamdenHector, Sunday at 06:41 PM
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Smuttynose Stone Cluster's Last Stand from Smuttynose Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 185 ratings.