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Newburgh Sterk Aal Van Hoodie - Newburgh Brewing Company

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Newburgh Sterk Aal Van Hoodie
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BA SCORE
82
good

11 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Newburgh Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
We do love all things sessionable here in Newburgh… but, there’s a time & a place for all beers, including our new Belgian Strong Ale. Medium bodied & amber in color, the beer boasts lovely flavors & aromas produced by the Belgian Candy Sugar. The lingering finish is that of both spice & earthy qualities from our Belgian Ale Yeast. The formidable 10.2% ABV leaves you with a delightful sugary sweetness and warmth.
We call it “Sterk Aal van Hoodie”, which is Flemish for “Strong Ale of Hoodie”. And who is Hoodie, you might ask? Why, she’s our incredibly strong, utterly fearless, cunning and quick brewery cat. We honor Hoodie's fearless determination in the face of mouse danger by naming our Strong Ale after her. We salute you, Hoodie.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-30-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 1 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Huffs:
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Huffs, Dec 15, 2012
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sample from the brewery.

LOOK: Clear copper hue, bubbly, good amount of lacing

SMELL: Spicy, toasted grain, gummy, mildly phenolic, green peppercorn, honey, figs

TASTE: Creamy, slick, medium bodied, spicy, warming, malty, toasty, medicinal phenols, herbal hop, mild bitterness, salty, orange peel, semi-dry finish

Well balanced, just enough warmth without getting hot. Perhaps not as dry and crisp as I like but it still is a tasty brew. Ends up being closer to more of a pale quad.

Jason, Nov 25, 2012
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Newburgh Sterk Aal Van Hoodie from Newburgh Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.