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Sue - Yazoo Brewing Company

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SueSue

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

492 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 492
Reviews: 198
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 161
Gots: 97 | FT: 8
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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brewskifan55

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4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass. One of the first bombers in Mississippi!

A: Blackish brown with a thick, tan, frothy one finger head that hung around and took a while to settle. Significant lacing.

S: Chocolate, heavy malts, smokey wood chips. Like being at a barbecue.

T: Follows nose with a smooth, robust flavor. Sweet, tangy, slightly hoppy finish with coffee notes. Could drink this for a while. The 9% alcohol creeps right in for a mellow groove.

M: Medium to heavy. Thick and chewy. Really coats the tongue.

O: My new favorite porter. Goes well with cheddar or a chocolate chip cookie. Definately cigars. Drinks like a Russian Imperial Stout. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2012 14:07:36 | More by brewskifan55
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Sue from Yazoo Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 492 ratings.