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Not Your Father's Root Beer (10%) - Small Town Brewery

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Not Your Father's Root Beer (10%)Not Your Father's Root Beer (10%)

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283 Ratings
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Ratings: 283
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 14.45%
Wants: 200
Gots: 50 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Small Town Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-29-2012)
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Photo of cultclassic89
5/5  rDev +12.9%

Poured from a growler by my buddy @getalegup at Jester King's Zwanze Day. I'm going to be real simple with this one.

Appearance: Looks like root beer.

Nose: Smells just like root beer.

Taste: Literally, it tastes just like root beer.

Mouthfeel: Once again, root beer.

Overall: I honestly can't think of a better way to explain this beer. It's root beer with alcohol, though you can't even taste the alcohol, or at least I couldn't. If you like root beer, you will love this beer. If not, then you probably won't like it. That's all there is to it. Since I love root beer, this is easily one of the best beers I've ever had.

cultclassic89, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of Hermanater
3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

Had this on tap in Chicago last spring. Incredible root beer flavor-couldn't tell it was anything other than root beer. Very sweet, and a heavy hitter if you're not careful.

Hermanater, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.5/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep brown. Medium khaki head. Thin collar.

Smell - Smells like root beer. Lots of sugar. Vanilla. Has a vanilla extract aroma.

Taste - Sweet. Lots of spices. It's root beer. A little malty in the back. Lots and lots of vanilla.

Mouthfeel - Medium heavy. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - It's loaded with vanilla. It's just root beer with alcohol. Way too sweet for me.

Alieniloquium, Jul 22, 2014
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Not Your Father's Root Beer (10%) from Small Town Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 283 ratings.