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Woodbooger - Strangeways Brewing

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Reviews: 8
Hads: 70
Avg: 3.75
pDev: 35.73%
Wants: 4
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Strangeways Brewing
Virginia, United States | website

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale | 6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: blbarnett3 on 10-09-2013

A dark roasty brown ale brewed with organic coconut sugar, dark Belgian candied sugar, and aged with vanilla bean.
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Reviews: 8 | Hads: 70
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Very good flavor, the only one of their beers that I enjoyed.

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Photo of Beejay
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Deep chocolate brown in color with a nice light brown head.

S: Light fruit, and a touch of powdered cocoa. Almost like a chocolate cherry thing going on, some slight bread aroma as well as caramel.

T: Caramel malt, and a bready flavor with roasted malt and a touch of coffee in the finish. Some decent sweetness, as well as perhaps something English in the finish.

M: Medium in body with moderate carbonation. The carbonation is fairly fine in size, and there is a bit of a linger in the finish.

O: Overall a pretty tasty brown with a bit of a twist. I've been fairly skeptical of this brewery, but this

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3.41/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearances can be deceiving:

A very dark brown with a nice tan head.

Initial taste is of a light chocolate stout. So where's the Belgian element that I paid for?

(Not present).

So its a very good brown ale, with a thicker mouthfeel; that's all. I could see drinking a lot of this if that was the style I wanted.

So why the claim to be something else?

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3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.53/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Sampled in bottle

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.31/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown where no light passes through the glass. Beige head with no lingering lace (it's streaky).

Dark, rich molasses aroma. Fresh smell. There's a bit of alcohol to the nose as well.

The flavor features a strong coffee element. It's not as sweet as the smell suggests, although I do get some cocoa notes. I also note some sourness in the background. Short aftertaste. The body is thinner than I would like and the high carbonation exacerbates this.

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Woodbooger from Strangeways Brewing
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