Smuttynose Noonan Black IPA | Smuttynose Brewing Company

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86
very good
389 Ratings
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Smuttynose Noonan Black IPASmuttynose Noonan Black IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerNinja007 on 02-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
389
Reviews:
77
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
9.33%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
24
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0
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Ratings: 389 |  Reviews: 77
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.24/5  rDev -16.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Pours almost bible black with a long lived frothy head.
There's plenty of hops bitterness with an underlying toasted malt hint.
The flavor stance is vibrant on the palate with what I would expect from an IPA.
There's a long finish but I wish the entire mouthfeel and flavor cross-section had "more of". Nevertheless I found this beer as an interesting and enjoyable IPA.
Certainly worth your "beer-time" on a bottle or two.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

12 ounce bottle with “best by” date of 08/05/14 and ABV 6.2% printed on the glass

A: poured gently into a tall snifter - deep dark brown with considerable sediment in the bottom and a powerful foamy head that keeps building for several minutes after the pour - excellent lacing

S: dark roasted malt but dominated by grassy and piney hops - stronger as it warms up

T: excellent example of the style - hops are present throughout, but muted by the dark, almost burnt flavor of toasted grains - so little sweetness that I expected to read there was coffee in the mash

M: medium body with moderate carbonation - smooth and very dry

O: glad to have tried this one and would buy it again, but unlikely to become one of my go to beers

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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

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2.6/5  rDev -32.6%

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4.32/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

The dark roasted malts created a taste that was a bit burnt and made the beer a little too bitter, but definitely a solid beer otherwise.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.76/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Smuttynose Noonan Black IPA from Smuttynose Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 389 ratings.
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