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Boatswain H.L.V. Ale (Heavy Lift Vessel) - Minhas Craft Brewery

Not Rated.
Boatswain H.L.V. Ale (Heavy Lift Vessel)Boatswain H.L.V. Ale (Heavy Lift Vessel)

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BA SCORE
76
okay

210 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 16.16%
Wants: 0
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: smcolw on 12-17-2011)
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3.14/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

aklude, Oct 31, 2014
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2.53/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Pours an almost opaque super dark orange-brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, citrus fruit, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, brown sugar, candied citrus zest, and intense metallic flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a poor beer with a surprisingly nice aroma, but the metallic flavors I am getting are really odd and pretty much ruin the drinkability for me.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Oct 31, 2014
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Mild spiciness

BrewtalHonesty, Aug 30, 2014
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3.53/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I like this beer. The price is right and the taste was much better than I expected.

The color of the H.L.V. was dark brown with a light red tint seen when held to the light.
The smell was a very soft sent of malt. The taste had a strong malt flavor that hides the hops until the finish. The carbonation was light. This beer is fairly sweet and the taste lingers.

I would buy it again.

RDB51, Jun 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

KevMo84, Jun 06, 2014
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Boatswain H.L.V. Ale (Heavy Lift Vessel) from Minhas Craft Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.