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Smoked Pigasus - 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

83 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | 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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TheFightingMongooses

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -34.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 03:16:52 | More by TheFightingMongooses
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xdtfx

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

02-08-2014 17:06:37 | More by xdtfx
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Braseltonage

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

11-16-2013 18:16:50 | More by Braseltonage
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brandoman63

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.7%

04-25-2014 22:45:49 | More by brandoman63
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.2/5  rDev -16.4%
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.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2013 01:22:48 | More by Alieniloquium
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bdoolittle


3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

06-24-2014 10:18:08 | More by bdoolittle
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vmdominguez

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

01-21-2014 03:09:02 | More by vmdominguez
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bsuedekum

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

10-31-2012 00:07:29 | More by bsuedekum
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BrewSTL

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

06-30-2013 02:07:09 | More by BrewSTL
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

02-26-2014 22:45:38 | More by skaboom420
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jmccullough108

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

10-25-2013 23:25:12 | More by jmccullough108
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StevieDavie

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

01-28-2013 12:12:09 | More by StevieDavie
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WolfsbaneBloom

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

01-12-2014 03:35:26 | More by WolfsbaneBloom
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IpeeA

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-03-2012 05:08:28 | More by IpeeA
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KevinL

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-20-2014 21:04:06 | More by KevinL
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freemanj

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

03-04-2014 01:44:11 | More by freemanj
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capnamerica

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-29-2013 22:03:58 | More by capnamerica
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Bierwolf

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-08-2013 17:44:58 | More by Bierwolf
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thufflife

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-19-2014 18:38:35 | More by thufflife
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Tone

Missouri

3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

12-18-2012 14:02:05 | More by Tone
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.6/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

this was good, a porter made with smoked rye malt and maple syrup. having just come from square one and having their maple stout though, i thought this was a let down. the pour is rich and chocolatey brown with an inch of mocha head. the nose is overpowered by the smoke and spice from the rye, and none of the maple really comes through. the same is also true of the flavor unfortunately, which as a smoked porter is excellent. the smoke isnt too strong, the rye is really potent, and the feel is smooth and creamy. id just like to see more maple flavor worked in with those other two big bold characters. still a tasty drink, nice this time of year. the use of rye in this is perfect, so any enthusiast of that should give this a go.

Serving type: on-tap

11-21-2012 21:11:51 | More by StonedTrippin
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Schlafly33

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

10-24-2013 12:14:33 | More by Schlafly33
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Beezee

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-12-2013 03:54:07 | More by Beezee
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-20-2014 01:46:23 | More by hoppymcgee
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jharris0624

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-26-2014 22:08:53 | More by jharris0624
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Smoked Pigasus from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.