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Hell Yes Maam - Raleigh Brewing Company

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Reviews: 7
Hads: 56
Avg: 3.64
pDev: 35.44%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Raleigh Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States | website

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale | 9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Yoda22 on 10-09-2013

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Poured into a Delirium Tremens snifter. Bottom of can says 123015.

A- Pours a light amber color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains decently before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a small side patch of sheer surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves small clots behind.

S- Soily Belgian yeast aroma with a bit of booze. Fruity esters bring to mind overripe banana and some spice.

T- Tangy flavor of Belgian yeast and light bready malt with a noticeable alcohol presence. The earthy notes continue as well as the generic fruity character.

M- Somewhat sharp from the medium carbonation and booze. Lightish body.

O- I've liked everything I've had from RBC thus far but, if this is any indication of how they do the Belgian styles, it's not their strong suit. Just generally unimpressive and forgettable but still drinkable and unoffensive.

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Hell Yes Maam from Raleigh Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.