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Heavy Seas - Smoke On The Water - Heavy Seas Beer

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139 Ratings
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Ratings: 139
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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Heavy Seas Beer visit their website
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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.

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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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Heavy Seas - Smoke On The Water from Heavy Seas Beer
83 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.