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Humble Genius - Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse, Dining Room & Microbrewery (The Norwich Inn)

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Humble Genius
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 6.35%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse, Dining Room & Microbrewery (The Norwich Inn) visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: Wukk on 08-24-2013)
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Willytee3

New York

3.91/5  rDev -0.8%

Got a 22oz bottle from the Inn on a recent Vermont visit.

Pours a dark chocolate black with thin bubbly tan head that reduces quickly to a bubbly ring with minimal lace. Had a nice spiral film on the second pour into my tulip glass.

Smells of light toffee with a dark malt backbone, hints of vanilla, oak and coffee. Some raisony dark fruit and prune as well. A tad too much brown sugary sweetness.

A surprisingly light body, not much carbonation. Light flavors of toffee, vanilla, and prunes slightly overwhelmed by a dry oaky malt. More like a coffee stout than a belgian strong ale. As this beer warms up the flavors come more into balance but I still do not get any significant contribution from the yeast. A dry finish competes with with the underlying sweetness.

There is some confusion about this beer as it's billed as a Belgian Stout at the Brewery but listed as a Belgian Strong Ale. As a Belgian Stout it seems to forge new territory and is refreshing in that there is not an overpowering amount of alcohol presence just a light cohesive blending of Belgian like flavors delivered in a stout like manner.

08-26-2013 05:46:12 | More by Willytee3
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pisano

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

03-03-2014 16:29:00 | More by pisano
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

09-28-2013 03:07:18 | More by tobelerone
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Wukk

Ohio

4.35/5  rDev +10.4%

Had on tap from the Norwich Pub. A really dark, almost black stout-like beer. You don't get a whole lot of the "belgian" aspect in the stout--there is so much flavor going on that the yeast is out of mind. Notes of coffee, subtle chocolate, a sweet finish--but dry as well. Really a nice combination.

This stout was a collaboration between the three brewmasters that Jasper Murdock's has had in the last 20 years. It is a 20th anniversary brew.

08-24-2013 23:35:26 | More by Wukk
Humble Genius from Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse, Dining Room & Microbrewery (The Norwich Inn)
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