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Sue - Yazoo Brewing Company

SueSue

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

450 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 450
Reviews: 194
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%


Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The south is famous for smoking everything. Why not beer? Sue is a big, rich, smoky malt bomb of a beer, with mellow smokiness coming from barley malts smoked with cherry wood, and assertive bitterness from Galena and Perle hops to cleanse the finish.

Original tap version was 7.5% ABV, bottled version is up to 9%.

(Beer added by: ckeegan04 on 07-29-2009)
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GameFreac

Georgia

4.28/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

My first real smoked beer. Finally decided to try this since I won't be back in Tennessee till August.

12 oz. bottle - bottled on date February 17, 2012

Appearance: Pours a beautiful black color with a nice khaki brown head.

Smell: Smells of smoke, cherry, chocolate, sweetness, and alcohol.

Taste - Wow. Super interesting. Taste is cherry, smoke, wood, barbecue, and roasty chocolate. You can taste the hops in the background to balance it all out.

Mouthfeel: Medium to thin mouthfeel…could be a little thicker but it's fine.

Overall: $7.99 for a 4 pack of a 9% smoked porter. Great value. Very weird and interesting but very good. One of the most interesting beers I've ever had. THIS is why I love craft beer. So different.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2012 03:26:40 | More by GameFreac
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S: Coffee, chocolate, deep earthy, malty, stout like, slight smoke.


T: Malty, black coffee, chocolate, tar, smoke, creamy, alcohol very hidden. Light sweetness. Almost banana like sweetness. 



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Sue from Yazoo Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 450 ratings.