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Heavy Seas - Smoke On The Water - Heavy Seas Beer

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138 Ratings
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Ratings: 138
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: on 06-20-2010)
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donniecuffs

New Jersey

3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Relatively recently at Rattle 'N Hum, NYC. Poured brownish, with two fingers of beige head, great head retention and lacing, and little visible carbonation. Smelled more of dry coffee beans and bittersweet chocolate, and only modestly of smoke. The taste began on a lightly smokey note, followed by a pleasant coffee midpalate and a chocolate/mocha finish. Medium-thickness; non-carbonated and smooth. Very tasty and nicely-balanced beer, but I would like a little more smokiness.

Serving type: on-tap

12-23-2010 23:53:58 | More by donniecuffs
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Served in a flared glass at Rapture. From notes. Reviewed 14 September 2011.

A: Thick, creamy head. Black-dark and nearly opaque. Dark for a porter. Great lacing.

S: Neutral. A trace of berries? Little to no smoke or roastiness.

T: Much sweeter than expected and less bitter than many porters. Vanilla/cream slinks though the maintaste. Only on the aftertaste does the roasted (hardly smoky) bitterness emerge.

M: Smooth, moderately substantial, and sometimes carbonated. Good.

O: Underwhelming and misnamed. Easily the least impressive of the Mutiny Fleet I've encountered (and the only one on-tap).

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1718th Review on BA
Bottle to Woodshop Snifter
22oz

Shared at Brians Bday

App- Like a bit of oil in the glass with some chocolate syrup as well. A medium dense brown/black inky color. A little bit of lighter edges and then produced no head on it. A few bubbles around the edges.

Smell- When this first poured out, I got a bit of the smoked malts, a little dryness and some chocoalte. It was a bit better than most smoked beers but still what I was thinking. A bit whispy and clean.

Taste- I actually enjoyed this beer quite a bit. It was a nice porter to start, deep chocolate and roasted malts and then balanced out by a smoother smoke flavor and not overbearing. Smooth and creamy as well, with a bit of creamy lushness.

Mouth- A solid medium body with a bit of that residual porter thinness to it. A medium carbonation. A small amount of smoke remains on the finish.

Drink- I liked it. Def. above average but just need a bit more complexity to me.

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The body was dark brown and opaque like almost every other porter around, but this one had a pretty big tan colored head too. The smell was sweet chocolate, hints of coffee, and very mild smoke. The taste was fantastically smooth, with lots of vanilla, toffee, chocolate, and a smoky finish. The mouthfeel was velvet like, and soothing to the maximum. Very impressive offering from a brewery that usually does not entice me enough.

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Heavy Seas - Smoke On The Water from Heavy Seas Beer
83 out of 100 based on 138 ratings.