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Common Man Ale | Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Common Man AleCommon Man Ale
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3.72/5
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37 Ratings
Common Man AleCommon Man Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ZEB89 on 11-10-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,670
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
37
pDev:
9.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
12
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 37 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.66/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The appearance has a somewhat clear copper colored body with a one finger white foamy head that dies to a nice film coating the top of the body. Thick foamy lacing clings smartly to the sides of the glass. The smell has some toasty biscuit malt, a little bit of caramel, toffee all combined and coming through in an earthy sort of mild grassy scent but smells really good. There is nothing off putting. The taste is mainly sweet through the toasty biscuit malt. There is a sweet sticky aftertaste with a quick dry sweet finish. On the palate, it sits about a light to medium on the body, comes across mostly sessionable. Carbonation is extremely smooth for an APA. Overall, this is a pretty well done Pale Ale, but there’s a part of me that says it just might be closer to a sessionable English Pale Ale. No worries, still worthy of getting again.

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Photo of BFCarr
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Lakehouse Grill. Pours amber with a white head and decent lacing. Slight fruity aroma. Taste is crisp with decent hop bite. Feel is good for a pale ale. A solid beer that's good and easy to drink.

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Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.77/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a hazy amber with a nice small head. A bit of malt in the nose. The beer is lightly bitter - just off of sweet - Nice and yummy!

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Photo of Twig54
4.31/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fitzy84
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at the Common Man in Windham, NH. The beer had a clear copper appearance with some patchy lacing on the sides. Aromas included a honey floral infused hops mix. The taste followed the nose as a nicely balanced and flavored pale ale that was bittersweet from its light hops. The drink was very refreshing with a good, balanced carbonation that made the beer a pleasure to drink. Overall, I thought the mouthfeel was the best aspect of this beer and it went well with a hearty dinner.

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3.33/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hop_junkie
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 2ellas
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of crag
3.22/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of smcolw
3.46/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap at the Italian Farmhouse in Plymouth, NH.

Amber color and clear. Good lasting head that leaves extensive lace.

Amber malted grain smell initially. Modest floral hop later in the aroma.

Short, earthy darker toasted malt start. The hop kicks in muting the base. Relatively short aftertaste. Rich body with a low carbonation.

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3.31/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.43/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DarkBeerGuy
4.45/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ricknelson
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of dannymo24
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of BeerMeister8
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of MicroBeerMan1980
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of BigTrubble
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of TreeTopFlyer
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of spicyvelveetas
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of dpgoblejr
4.6/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed on draft at the Lake House Grille in Meredith NH. Pours a nice copper color with a foamy white head that retreated slowly and gentle lacing along the glass. Smells of earthy hops and a caramel-toffee aroma. The taste is where this beer made its mark. Getting those hops, caramel, and some malts all mixed in. Pretty good carbonation and nice feel on the palate. Overall, I found myself really digging this pale ale and I'm glad I went for this brew. I recommend this one!

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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of luvbier
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Snellgg5
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of tpauer
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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Common Man Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 37 ratings
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