Not Your Father's Root Beer (19.5%) | Small Town Brewery

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Not Your Father's Root Beer (19.5%)Not Your Father's Root Beer (19.5%)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Small Town Brewery
Illinois, United States
smalltownbrewery.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 19.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TMoney2591 on 04-01-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
88
Reviews:
10
Avg:
4.64
pDev:
9.48%
 
 
Wants:
233
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Served in a small mug at Bliss.

You have no idea how great the intrigue within me bubbled when I was told there was a 20% ABV hard root beer out there. I had to try it. It pours a clear dark garnet-brown topped by a healthy bit of sandy tan froth. The nose comprises...well, root beer: molasses, light maple syrup, light wintergreen, and mild cola. If there's as much alcohol in there as they tell me, I can't smell it. The taste brings in more of the same, though a hint of the booze finally makes itself known. Nothing detrimental to the taste, though. The body is a light medium, with a moderate (fizzy) carbonation and a slick feel. Overall, a delicious root beer, one that shows what brewers can do when they put their minds to it.

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Not Your Father's Root Beer (19.5%) from Small Town Brewery
4.64 out of 5 based on 88 ratings.
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