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Dean Pacific Northwest Mahogany Ale - SingleCut Beersmiths

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Dean Pacific Northwest Mahogany Ale
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BA SCORE
86
very good

61 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
SingleCut Beersmiths visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: vfgccp on 12-10-2012)
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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

david18, Jan 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +31.6%

arj1117, Jan 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Kais, Dec 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

cestlavie, Dec 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

GNH3, Nov 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

pknyc, Oct 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

waiting4lunch, Aug 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

rolltide8425, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of CarlosDanger
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I had the pleasure of drinking this unassuming beer at the Single Cut taproom recently. I believe this to be one of their sleepers. If I'm not mistaken it's one of their longest-running offerings (since day one maybe?) so while you don't get the buzz and hype that a seasonal might bring, with Dean Mahogany Ale you're just getting a solid, hoppy, delicious amber.

It looked great in the glass. Quite literally mahogany in color with a cream-colored head.

The aroma was wonderful, almost surprising. I can't explain it, I felt like it should have smelled toasted or something because it's almost a dark-beer, but it was a bit fruity if that makes any sense.

It's always hard for me to describe mouthfeel, unless I experience something truly offensive it's just not something I'm very good at determining. This beer was pleasant in my mouth, it was smooth and served at the right temperature, so I'll leave it at that.

This is definitely a pint I could drink multiples of, and I certainly did. The Single Cut lineup can be a tad daunting, perhaps even ambitious, but do not overlook this one, I think it's worth serious consideration as one of their best.

CarlosDanger, Aug 01, 2013
Photo of jerrytodd
4.69/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Had on tap at the brewery (very cool space, today they're playing customer LP's)

A: As advertised, deep red/mahogany color with off-white head. Excellent lacing

S: Heavy pine and woody malt

T: Semi sharp pine with mild grapefruit. Interesting mix of malt: chocolate, dark raisin crystal, toffee and toast.

M: Smooth

O: Dang unique and does remind me of something I'd drink in Oregon

jerrytodd, Jul 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

From 06/28/13 notes. Had this on tap at ABC Beer Company in NYC. 10oz pour.

a - Pours a somewhat clear amber color with one inch of off white head and moderate carbonation evident. Some light lacing on the glass.

s - Smells of pine hops, caramel malts, fruity malts, toffee, roasted malts, and toasted malts. Interesting mix of a lot of malts and some light piney hops.

t - Tastes of burnt malts, toasted malts, caramel malts, light dark fruits, and very light pine hops. Less hops than the nose; pretty average taste.

m - Medium body and low carbonation. Body is smooth and only lightly bitter. Overall pretty easy to drink.

o - Overall a pretty average red ale. Some nice hops in the nose but they are barely in the taste. Not my favorite SingleCut beer, wouldn't seek it out again.

mdfb79, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of dar482
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a mahogany reddish brown color.

The aroma is hoppy of pine. Crazy enough, it actually smells lots like marijuana. It's very dank, floral, and earthy.

The taste is quite interesting with tons of hops. There's earthy resin, herbaceous, mint, thyme. It's an extremely good combination of caramel sweetness, but also earthy hop profile.

A great beer.

dar482, Jun 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

campfirebrew, Jun 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

WorldOfBeerCraft, Jun 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

BKBassist, Jun 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

ikats, Jun 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Gregwa, May 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

jefftuck47, Apr 25, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

Bieniek30, Apr 15, 2013
Photo of Sammy
3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed on tap at Brouwerij Lane and another introduction to a new local brewery. Pacific Northwest hopped. A light reddish body, with a little head and lace. Big carbonation. Getting yeast and hops, also a little funky. Drinkable, not what I would expect from the style, still for me drinkable.

Sammy, Apr 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Mania88, Apr 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

montag30, Mar 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

travishardy929, Mar 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Jason, Mar 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

JoeBloe, Feb 28, 2013
Dean Pacific Northwest Mahogany Ale from SingleCut Beersmiths
86 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.