Smuttynose Zinneke (Big Beer Series) | Smuttynose Brewing Company

Smuttynose Zinneke (Big Beer Series)Smuttynose Zinneke (Big Beer Series)
BA SCORE
69.6%
Liked This Beer
3.8 w/ 408 ratings
Smuttynose Zinneke (Big Beer Series)Smuttynose Zinneke (Big Beer Series)
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Belgian-style stout, partially aged in bourbon barrels.

8.4% abv 50 IBU
Malts: North American 2-Row, Carawheat, Munich 10L, C-120, Chocolate,
Roasted Barley, Brown Malt
Hops: Magnum, Glacier
Mojo: Dark #2 Belgian Candi Syrup

Added by Todd on 10-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,856
Reviews:
112
Ratings:
408
Liked:
284
Avg:
3.8/5
pDev:
11.32%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
36
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 408 |  Reviews: 112
Photo of BcOneSeven
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sammy
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4.29/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: A bright deep dark brown column sits under a persistent clingy sudsy 3” tan foam cap that looks like somebody stirred it up with an egg beater.
S: Fruit, chocolate and coffee aromas.
T: Starts as a nice chocolate sweet moussey foam that dries to a mild coffee flavor with long lingering chocolate aftertastes with dried fruit highlights. Finishes chocolaty and slightly sweet but pleasant. Nothing harsh or burnt. Nice separation of flavors between the foam and the body that merge as the body incorporates the foam.
F: The Belgian yeast shines in the rich creamy texture and the medium to medium full body.
O: Not a lot of bourbon barrel character but a good Belgian style stout.

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Photo of afsdan
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kew
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of donnyowens
2.91/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Belgian yeast with a stout just doesn't work for me. the two tastes are in opposition and cancel themselves out. somebody may love this just not me.

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Photo of BranfordBound
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rshersnow
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nurt20
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ummswimmin
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of polloenfuego
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ucsbmullet
3.82/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.2/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rkcrozier
4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Domvan
3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bvcapllonch
3.45/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Westyn
3.61/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of badgustav
4.54/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Nice stout, curious how it would be without the barrel-aging. Had the 2013, ages quite well

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Photo of jborg
3.59/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kilobees
3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nickfl
3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Small head, dark body. Aromas of dark malt, plums, raisins, and some vanilla and whiskey. Lots of oak and cola notes with a bit of burnt malt lingering in the finish. Medium thick body, average carb and a fairly dry finish. Not bad, but it's a mediocre base beer with a less than stellar barrel treatment, not something that really needed to be made or that I would drink again.

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Photo of Lovely85
3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chanfles
2.79/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Good stout but not too rich in flavor.

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Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Smuttynose Zinneke (Big Beer Series) from Smuttynose Brewing Company
Beer rating: 69.6% out of 100 with 408 ratings
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