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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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BA SCORE
98
world-class

190 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 12.75%
Wants: 125
Gots: 33 | FT: 2
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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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Durb777, Aug 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.9%

B-Sweets, Jul 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Going to echo Trifecta1 here, except to add that this looks, smells, and tastes like a VERY GOOD root beer, i.e., without the cloying sweetness of HFCS. Inviting spicy aromas of vanilla, sarsparilla. Taste follows. I took my time to finish my $3 PINT, but this is easily crushable. May look thin, but very creamy.

StoutItOutLoud, Jul 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -21.7%

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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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

It's premium root beer. Looks like root beer, smells like root beer, feels like root beer, tastes like root beer. Alcohol is well hidden. Any qualities that resemble beer are hidden. How they brewed this beast is a mystery, but it is tasty, and no one can deny that.

Trifecta1, Jul 07, 2014
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Not Your Father's Root Beer (10%) from Small Town Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.