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668 Neighbor Of The Beast - New England Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

648 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 648
Reviews: 198
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 9.77%
Wants: 86
Gots: 73 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
New England Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CHADMC3 on 05-29-2010)
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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

07-21-2013 01:30:09 | More by ScottieD
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Smurf2055

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-20-2013 04:18:33 | More by Smurf2055
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BColton1

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -6%

07-18-2013 01:01:46 | More by BColton1
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cjs61679

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-17-2013 15:27:50 | More by cjs61679
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harrymel

Washington

4.34/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Canned: unk

Pours a toasted almond meat hazed ale with a ring of soapy whites with some etched surface. Smells like apricot, white grapes, cracker, some nice sweet citrusy juice. Real awesome nose. Flavor follows through with a good fruity character, some more apricot, pineapple, apple juice, some grain, some nice refined and mature belgian yeast with a clay character. Medium on full bodied with moderately hi carb and a nice wet finish. Fucking A. Real delicious, if I could score this in the PNW, I'd slam it while camping for sure.

Serving type: can

07-17-2013 04:02:42 | More by harrymel
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Zbeetleman

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

07-16-2013 03:53:36 | More by Zbeetleman
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FroggieMercury

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-13-2013 22:55:33 | More by FroggieMercury
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gueuzegossage

California

3.75/5  rDev -6%

07-10-2013 12:07:28 | More by gueuzegossage
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justforrazors

Missouri

3/5  rDev -24.8%

07-09-2013 03:16:23 | More by justforrazors
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LambicKing

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-09-2013 01:23:23 | More by LambicKing
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garuda

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6%

07-08-2013 12:09:15 | More by garuda
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

3.71/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can poured into a HF sherry glass. Enjoyed during a 90+ heat wave, served at refrigerator temperature.

A- Pours a translucent golden that's a little bit on the darker side, nice consistent carbonation with a decent amount of carbonation bubbles rising to the top of the glass. After pouring about a finger and half of white foamy head appears on the top of the glass that has decent retention and slowly fades to a thin layer coating the glass in thin lacing.

S- Aromas of estery candied fruits that include lemons, oranges, bananas, balanced pilsner malts, decent aroma strength. The aroma is fairly pleasant and decently balanced but the fruitiness is a bit too much on the candied/estery side for me.

T- Again with the candied/estery fruits of oranges, lemons, bananas finishes with a nice crisp pilsner malt finish balanced with subtle hops that linger with the candied fruits on the palate. Interesting tastes the blend nicely together, but again a little bit too much of the candied fruit presence going on.

M- Crisp, medium bodied, a tad bit syrupy, but overall fairly easy drinking.

O- This was a decent strong Belgian style ale, however there are plenty of others that I would prefer drinking this to. It was a nice crisp, refreshing beer to drink on a hot summer July day but it definitely wasn't anything that blew my mind away. If you like the style I'd definitely recommend trying it, but it isn't something that I would necessarily seek out.

Serving type: can

07-06-2013 21:33:08 | More by jaasen64
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Connecticut

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07-02-2013 21:03:09 | More by BGCoon
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dubdrop

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

06-30-2013 00:16:38 | More by dubdrop
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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

06-28-2013 20:00:56 | More by 420Rick
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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nh2032

New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

06-23-2013 00:17:20 | More by nh2032
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mrw1zard

Alabama

4.59/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a can - golden color with a nice head. Very good lacing down the glass. Went down rather easily for a Belgian strong. Almost too easy. Good buttery mouthfeel and just the right amount of spiciness. Wish that I was able to get this more often - but then again, I might be in trouble if that was the case! Simply fantastic - a definite must try if you haven't yet!

Serving type: can

06-22-2013 13:45:36 | More by mrw1zard
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

06-22-2013 05:23:24 | More by JTomczak
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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kawilliams81

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6%

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bpk59

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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blt2646

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -6%

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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -6%

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668 Neighbor Of The Beast from New England Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 648 ratings.