Smuttynose Short Batch #21 - Straw - Barb Short Weisse | Smuttynose Brewing Company

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3.6/5
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Smuttynose Short Batch #21 - Straw - Barb Short WeisseSmuttynose Short Batch #21 - Straw - Barb Short Weisse
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States
smuttynose.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by johnnnniee on 10-11-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
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Reviews:
12
Ratings:
59
pDev:
13.33%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 59 |  Reviews: 12
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of CooperEllis
3.15/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

750ml from ProperPinter, thanks!

Bottle reads Bottle Conditioned in July 2013, #768 of 929 - Best Consumed Fresh.

I'm an unabashed Smuttynose homer and I seriously dislike rhubarb. Fun.

S: This smells very strongly of plastic. There are notes of berry but the plastic was strong enough that I instinctively thought "oh, I'm going to get a headache". Once it was out of the bottle, the frust was much more present and there was more fruit and a good deal of rhubarb.

T: Thin flavor. After having found the strawberry short weiss to be very enjoyable this was a let down. It is fine. Nothing more. Dominated by rhubarb with very little strawberry at the end.

M: very nice, light and crisp. The flavor may not be great but it is delivered well.

O: It's a modest, low abv, uniquely flavored option, but not one I would have again.

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of johnnnniee
2.26/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

Bottle from The Drinkery
Pours a turbid deep straw color with a smallish bone white head that slowly dissipates to a cap on top. Smells of light grapefruit, strawberry, and a bit of plastic phenol. Very disappointing aroma! The flavor is light and tart with hints of lemon grapefruit and definitely a strawberry presence. There is that phenol there that reminds me of melted plastic. Medium body with a moderate to high level of carbonation and a tart almost puckering mouthfeel. Huge disappointment for me here. If not for the plastic this would be a fantastic beer.

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Smuttynose Short Batch #21 - Straw - Barb Short Weisse from Smuttynose Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 59 ratings