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Smoked Pigasus - 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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85
very good

93 Ratings
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.93%
Wants: 5
Gots: 19 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
4 Hands Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Smoked Pigasus is a robust and delicious porter brewed with rye, smoked malt, and maple syrup. The maple syrup provides a perfect balance for the smoked malt. Smoked Pigasus pours a deep mahogany with aromas of chocolate, smoke, and caramel. A big thank you to Pappy's Smokehouse!

(Beer added by: Vonerichs on 10-26-2012)
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1.88/5  rDev -50.4%

Jlabs, Sep 25, 2014
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2/5  rDev -47.2%

atlbravsrno1, Aug 05, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -34%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - dark brown, nearly opaque, with a solid cinnamon colored head, typical of the style

Smell - very subdued. Mostly dark roasted malts and some maple sweetness from the syrup addition. I didn't get much smoke aroma at all, which is disappointing

Taste - initially I get some maple syrup, but that gives way to burnt flavors. The finish is extremely bitter from the charred malt.

Mouthfeel - full bodied. The intense, lingering bitterness is very unpleasant.

Overall - This beer was very disappointing. Very little smoke flavor and the bitter, charred malt was overwhelming.

TheFightingMongooses, Jan 19, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

xdtfx, Feb 08, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

Braseltonage, Nov 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

brandoman63, Apr 25, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep brown. Transparent at the edges. Nice off white head. Decent surface retention.

Smell - Smokey and nicely chocolatey. Pretty much it but it's nice.

Taste - Less impressive. Much smokier. Less chocolatey, but still present. Bitter in the finish from the malt.

Mouthfeel - Light bodied. Highly carbonated. Disappointing.

Overall - Decent flavors, nice smokiness. The body doesn't sustain the flavors though.

Alieniloquium, Apr 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

bdoolittle, Jun 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

vmdominguez, Jan 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

bsuedekum, Oct 31, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

BrewSTL, Jun 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

skaboom420, Feb 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

jmccullough108, Oct 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

StevieDavie, Jan 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

WolfsbaneBloom, Jan 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

IpeeA, Dec 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

KevinL, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

freemanj, Mar 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

jplopez21, Aug 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

capnamerica, Dec 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Bierwolf, Feb 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

thufflife, Jun 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

mks0913, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of Tone
3.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark brown color. 1/4 inch head of a tan color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of roasted malt, sweet malt, slight smoke, slight hop, and a hint of wheat. Fits the style of an American Porter. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of coffee, hops, sweet malt, roasted malt, hint of wheat, and a hint of yeast. Overall, good aroma, blend, and body. The strength of smoke in body and aroma was disappointing, as was the overall appearance.

Tone, Dec 18, 2012
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3.6/5  rDev -5%

CHIMat, Oct 12, 2014
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Smoked Pigasus from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.