Naughty Sauce | Noble Ale Works

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Noble Ale Works
California, United States
noblealeworks.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Golden Milk Stout infused with 3 pounds per barrel of Guatemalen coffee. Head Brewer Evan Price worked together with Roast Master Jeff Duggan from Portola Coffee Lab to create a truly unique drinking experience. Stout with oats and lactose (milk sugar), coffee instead of roasted grain.

This uses different coffee than Don's Naughty Sauce, which uses Portola Don Pachi Coffee and was a collaboration with Playground DTSA.

Added by HopHead84 on 01-14-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#653
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
265
pDev:
8.74%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
55
Gots:
33
Trade:
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Photo of TheLVBeerGuy
5/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the first and maybe only golden stout worth drinking. And being on nitro it’s even better. If I could have this beer every day I would. If you find it, drink it. Then repeat

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Photo of Blazer22
4.21/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrinkThemAll
4.38/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This was exceptionally delicious on Nitro!! Very solid brew right here

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Photo of Jeffray80
5/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Nhazu10
4.54/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

If you find it on tap, don't think, just get it.

Smell - light coffee roast
Look- hazy Algerian
Feel - heavier body smooth on the tongue (nitro)

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Photo of shelby415
4.24/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.56/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bammer21
3.99/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.08/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nugganooch
4.14/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at BottleCraft – Little Italy San Diego, CA
Had this on 09/25/15 – 8oz pour on Nitro

Dark orange-caramel color amber body with poor clarity and a nice cascading nitro gas effect. Conjures up a creamy smooth stack of pure white snow over top. Impeccable hang time with glossy ribbons of lace riding down the glass. Smells of fresh espresso bean and green earthy hops with some vanilla cookie dough like sweetness. Somewhat sweet overall with the fresh gourmet beans on full display. Very clean, concise, and controlled.
Pure and fresh coffee bean, earthy and green, with some accompanying toasted cereal and milky sweetness. Much like a soft baked cookie with espresso. Again this has a very controlled precision. Nothing too over the top. No bitter astringency whatsoever. The mouthfeel is a creamy delight that stays light and frothy on the palate down to the finish.
Glad to finally get to this one on draught. While it didn’t particularly blow my skirt it is well crafted with a fine balance and some real nice fresh coffee flavor. I would laud Noble for being at the forefront of this sub-style with their Naughty Sauce.

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4.74/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.04/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.85/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.75/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.79/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Texasfan549
4.01/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Its_Dipset_Eyy
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.35/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.71/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.85/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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Naughty Sauce from Noble Ale Works
Beer rating: 4.35 out of 5 with 265 ratings
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