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Sweetwater Dank Tank The Gimp - SweetWater Brewing Company

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Sweetwater Dank Tank The Gimp
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BA SCORE
83
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103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 5
Gots: 26 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kromes on 12-22-2012)
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4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This poured out as a deep brown color with a thin cream colored head on top that seems to struggle due to the thickness of the beer. The retention fades and doesn't have much lacing. The smell of the beer is loaded with malt sweetness, and just a bit of booze on the nose as well. The taste is sweet and earthy all at the same time. There is a subtle bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is thick and sticky, very smooth also. Overall it's a pretty good old ale.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.1/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - A rich dark amber color, with 1 finger of head and some nice sticky lace left on the top of the beer and glass

S - Toffee and caramel, lots of malts. Brown Sugar. Sweet, maybe some nectarine. No hop aroma, but an Old Ale, so not expected

T - Sweet, marmelade. Not very much hops, but big on the barleywine/old ale front. Brown sugar again.

M - Full bodied, well carbonated

O - An excellent Old Ale. Tasty just a few months old. I will cellar my other one for a a few years. I think this one will grow with age..

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3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown body that does allow some passing light. Tall off white to tan head. No lacing.

Smells of walnut, russet potato, and neutral spirits (ie vodka.)

Real nutty flavor with some earthy hops and wet leaves. Slightly hot, as expected.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with sufficient carbonation.

It's an ok beer, but nothing that stands out. There's really no depth and its bland. It tasted more like a big brown ale than anything else.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

No bottling date that I can discern.

A: A nice mahogany pour with a big, frothy tan head. Head fades at a decent pace, leaving pretty decent fluffy lines of lacing behind. Good head retention.

S: Significant toffee with decent caramel backing it up. Kind've has a dark breadiness to it too. Very malty in general. No real sign of hops, maybe a little onion/garlic seeping through.

T: Again, loaded with toffee and caramel. Has a spicy element to it, like spicy rye bread or something along those lines. Again, malty from beginning to end. A little bit of onion/garlic in the finish - or is that the spices? Hard to tell.

M: Fairly heavy, smooth.

O: A nice old ale. Interesting complexity and variety of flavors. Not fruity like a lot of old ales. Reminds me more of a barleywine, a slightly hoppy barleywine in fact. Actually, it reminds me of a mellowed out, lighter Bolt Cutter (which I enjoyed). Unique, I enjoyed it.

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Sweetwater Dank Tank The Gimp from SweetWater Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.