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668 Neighbor Of The Beast - New England Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

633 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 633
Reviews: 197
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 9.77%
Wants: 83
Gots: 71 | FT: 6
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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Poured from a recently distributed NEBCO can in WNY...let the beer warm for 20-30 mins before writing this review

The beer pours a slightly hazy golden yellow with a thin, sticky white head. The nose presents a bouquet of booze-infused honey, floral hops, and fruity yeast esters. It definitely establishes that it's a BSPA in the nose. The taste works in a complex melange of yeast fruits, honey sweetness, and grains followed by a slightly bitter, semi-dry white grape aftertaste. The mouthfeel is very approachable and drinkable for being a 9% beast and leaves a lot of traditional elements present (compared to a Duvel for instance). I'm excited for such a delicious canned beer available in WNY/CNY and recommend a brief warming period followed by some smooth jazz and reasonably paced sippage.

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Into a tulip from a can.

L - Lovely cloudy light amber yellow with an initial 2 finger head that dissipates to 1 and hangs around quite nicely and finally dissipates into a foam with great lacing.

S - Nice bready and banana yeasty belgian beer smell. Moderate sweetness.

T - Taste follows the nose. A mild sweet banana bread taste. Really like it. Reminds me of Deschutes Conflux No. 2 which is a good thing. I really enjoy Belgian PA/IPAs that taste like this.

M - Little bit of a light thin mouthfeel, but it kind of goes with the style. Nice tingly finish.

O - Very good light belgian style ale. If I lived in Connecticut I'd drink it quite a bit.

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Connecticut

4.23/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Starts off a clear golden amber, but the middle is as though someone threw a hunk of orange-colored yeast into the drink. Beautiful; hazy and thick in the center, bright and gold on the edges. A two-finger pure white head that hung around for quite a while, and left lace lines down the glass.

S - You can tell it's sweet from the first waft. Sugar, candi, yeast, a hint of lemon or citrus. Very malty and mellow.

T - Such a sugary mouthfeel, it's like you're drinking candy. Some mild citrus is easily overpowered by the Belgian candi sugar and yeast. It tastes like a less hoppy Tripel. Most surprisingly, I detected a bitter aftertaste of chocolate (or something very similar) as it warmed. Unexpected (and perhaps an aberration) and lovely.

M - Super thick, coats the entire mouth. Carbonation gives the slightest initial tingle, but neither that nor the alcohol prevents you from letting it linger in your mouth. Rather dry finish.

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Serving type: can

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668 Neighbor Of The Beast from New England Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 633 ratings.