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Smuttynose Short Batch #10 - Oak Aged Belgian Stout | Smuttynose Brewing Company

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Belgian stout aging in whiskey barrels from the Ry(e)an Ale project.

Added by Jason on 08-11-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
7
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
12.67%
 
 
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User Reviews
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 7
Photo of rudzud
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed at the Belgian Beer Fest

A - Poured a nice deep right almost garnet hue with a slight creamy head that hung around for quite some time.

S - Interesting here. Super light oak, belgian spices, dark fruits, light chocolate. Kinda odd, a nice melding of the two.

T - Similar to the nose in that this is a nice little crossover in the two styles. Good earthy oak, light chocolate, belgian spices. Not bad.

M - Smooth and creamy, this is a nice mouthfeel and the strong ABV isnt noticeable.

O - While I enjoyed this beer I feel it needed abit more oak and stout presence. Still, I do enjoy smuttynose and would try this in bottle if given the chance.

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Smuttynose Short Batch #10 - Oak Aged Belgian Stout from Smuttynose Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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