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

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Boatswain H.L.V. Ale (Heavy Lift Vessel)Boatswain H.L.V. Ale (Heavy Lift Vessel)

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BA SCORE
75
okay

215 Ratings
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Ratings: 215
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 16.21%
Wants: 1
Gots: 18 | 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:
Beer added by: smcolw on 12-17-2011

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3.41/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Not bad for a $2.29 bomber..Tastes like a bock with some hops added.

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3.15/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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2.25/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Not a fan of the style, drain pour worthy.

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.14/5  rDev -4%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

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2.53/5  rDev -22.6%
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.

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Boatswain H.L.V. Ale (Heavy Lift Vessel) from Minhas Craft Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.