Smuttynose Noonan Black IPA | Smuttynose Brewing Company

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86
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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
For Trade:
0
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I love this brewer, and I find this beer is under-rated on BA compared to my 4.0 experience of it.

A: Starts out with a perfect black pour with an ample, lasting tan head that loads the glass with persistent lacing
S: Balanced hop aroma, more malt than hops. Cocoa, coffee, grass, and roast aromas. Outdoorsy.

T: Rich, velvety malt is layered with grassy hops, bitters, coffee, cocoa and pine. Very complex, rich, layered, inviting, definitely a meditation beer. Tingly bitter, nice feeling. Very dry and long finish. Great.

MF: Chaulky and creamy at once, drying, long finish leaves you almost puckered.

The best black IPA I have every enjoyed. Must try esp if you like em dry.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: poured from a 12 oz bottle (bbd 8/13/14) into a pint glass, dark brown almost black with a large thick tan head that lingers leaving good lacing, clear

S: black patent malt, dark and toasty, coffee, only light hops

T: bitter burnt flavors up front coupled with substantial hop bitterness, flavor stays bitter throughout, coffee, pine resin hops, espresso

M: medium with higher carbonation

O: quite bitter overall with little malt sweetness, focus is on heavily roasted malt

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