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Little Betty | Nebraska Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Nebraska Brewing Company
Nebraska, United States | website

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by jslot38 on 11-23-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 10
Reviews by jslot38:
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3.87/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Blind Tiger NYC. Was able to find online that this is a one off non barrel aged version of black betty.

App: Barely top covering dark khaki head over a pitch black head.

Smell: A faint nail polish remover smell. Dark fruits and heavy roasted grains cut through. Molasses are faint. Nice.

Taste: a touch astringent, but very nice medly of stout flavors. Soft roasted flavors, a bit of baker's chocolate, some coffee. Not sweet.

Smooth mouthfeel, great level of carbonation for a RIS. Well done.

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Photo of theminutemen
4/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of kerry4porters
4.13/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of nmann08
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zeff80
3.97/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at The Bridge, STL.

A - Poured an opaque, black color with a small, tan head of bubbly foam. It left sudsy trails of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled a little fruity - almost like raspberry. Good dark chocolate notes with a strong roasty character.

T - It tasted of rich roasted malts with dark chocolate and burnt molasses. There was a slight raspberry taste here, too.

M - It was crisp, sharrp and smooth. A medium bodied stout with a clean finish.

O - This is really good. Not sure why it is listed as retired since it was on tap.

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Photo of RajaSTL
3.9/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drpimento
4.67/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Freaking excellent beer. Served with a nice sized, thick, foamy, fluffy, billowy, tan/brown head that soon settles to a light cover that lasts all the way down and lots of lace. Color is an opaque brown black. Aroma is like the rest of the beer qualities: well balanced, with no off characteristics - roast, malt, cocoa, coffee, old leather, earth, molasses, burly tobacco. Flavor's like nose, with not quite as much going on - faint malt sweetness balanced just so with the hop, bitter malt, yeast, carbonic tang. Body and carbonation are dead on. Finish is like flavor and of average length and just a smidgen of alcohol warmth at the very end. Fabulous beeer!

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Photo of Sintech
4.77/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

From a 32oz Crowler.

Appearance - Pitch black.

Smell - Chocolaty.

Taste - Smooth chocolate, dark fruit, coffee. Very good. WOW!

Mouthfeel - Low attenuation. Thick. Chewy. Incredible.

Overall - Very nice stout. Definitely one of the stouts from Nebraska!!

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Little Betty from Nebraska Brewing Company
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