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Sinister Grin | Scratchtown Brewing Company

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4.79
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2.51%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Scratchtown Brewing Company
Nebraska, United States | website

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
At 10.1% ABV, this beer is hopped late with a heavy dose of New Zealand Nelson Sauvin hops that impart a white wine fruitiness. The base beer has a fruit character with hints of pear and moderate spiciness derived from the Belgian yeast strain used. It is then aged on a mix of French oak chips soaked in chardonnay during post-fermentation to simulate barrel aging.

Added by CraftyHusker on 01-03-2014

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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 3
Reviews by CraftyHusker:
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4.77/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On tap at the brewery. Pours bright orange with a thick head. Nice unfiltered look. Smells of pears/apples. Taste is similar, with some citrus notes and a slightly dry, yet very smooth finish. Drinkability is off the charts for such a big beer. My favorite selection from this brewery, a must have if you are ever in central Nebraska. They have plans to bottle this one, among others, in 2014. I will definitely be keeping an eye out for it.

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4.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sintech
5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Sinister Grin from Scratchtown Brewing Company
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