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Babayaga - Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project

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BA SCORE
88
very good

417 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 417
Reviews: 189
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 52
Gots: 45 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Our winter seasonal beer, Babayaga is a 7% export-strength woodland stout. We smoked some malt with rosemary, and added a few other embellishments. This beer is inspired by Eastern European folklore, by woodland, streams, cold dark nights and woodsmoke.

This was brewed at Westport, MA by Dann and Martha with help from our friends Adam and Br. Brian. The mash contained over 4000lb of malt (the biggest beer we've done) and there were also rye, oats and wheat in the grist. Fermented with a mix of English and Belgian yeast strains."

(Beer added by: m1ked on 11-10-2009)
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Jacobob10

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

12-01-2013 20:57:35 | More by Jacobob10
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BKBassist

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

11-30-2013 01:58:34 | More by BKBassist
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magnusdave

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-28-2013 20:07:44 | More by magnusdave
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Kentucky

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-28-2013 03:12:30 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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jzlyo

Iowa

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-26-2013 00:23:29 | More by jzlyo
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-24-2013 23:37:31 | More by DrStiffington
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VictorFranco

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

11-24-2013 20:26:24 | More by VictorFranco
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PJK

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

11-23-2013 20:03:27 | More by PJK
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NickyT

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-23-2013 00:22:58 | More by NickyT
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RRC03

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-20-2013 23:04:18 | More by RRC03
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s35keith

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

11-17-2013 00:49:31 | More by s35keith
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GTB

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

11-16-2013 21:23:02 | More by GTB
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JMS1512

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-12-2013 02:57:49 | More by JMS1512
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-10-2013 20:07:28 | More by jim_carignan
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nineworldseries

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-06-2013 19:12:36 | More by nineworldseries
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Deeps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-04-2013 02:09:53 | More by Deeps
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HattedClassic

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-03-2013 17:10:16 | More by HattedClassic
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.85/5  rDev -2.3%

Poured a thin tan head on a pitch black body.
The aroma is molasses, black licorice, coffee and roasted malt. Great blend.
Taste is licorice sweet at first, warm alcohol and roasted malt middle, finishes with a mild lemon bitterness. Nice profile.
The texture is thicker with a good fizz and overall moderate carbonation.
Nicely done.

10-26-2013 23:13:42 | More by Fatehunter
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

10-26-2013 14:05:47 | More by djrn2
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MattyIce21

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

10-25-2013 22:54:23 | More by MattyIce21
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Colorado

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

10-21-2013 14:17:19 | More by HawkIPA
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BEERMILER12

Maine

3.99/5  rDev +1.3%

Bottled In: SEP 2013

A: Pours a near pitch black color with a fingers worth of head that quickly fizzles down to a very thin layer of bubbles

S: Nice and malty with a light Belgian influence. Some dark chocolate comes through along with dark fruits and light spices from the yeast

T: Starts off a bit more malt-forward with some lightly sweet dark chocolate and some roastiness. This is followed by the Belgian yeast which imparts some nice dark fruity notes and some spiciness. Finishes with a nice mix of the two as well as some char, smoke, and a light nuttiness

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A nice mid-Fall FES with a good mix of maltiness and yeast character. Easy to drink and can be found at a nice price. Kinda reminds me of Allagash Black. Seek some out

10-16-2013 04:22:20 | More by BEERMILER12
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

10-13-2013 05:25:03 | More by Rekrule
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meghmmm

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

10-03-2013 19:44:54 | More by meghmmm
Babayaga from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project
88 out of 100 based on 417 ratings.