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Tobacco Road | Yellowhammer Brewing

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3.92/5
Very Good
38 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yellowhammer Brewing
Alabama, United States
yellowhammerbrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ncfranklin on 03-09-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,448
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
38
pDev:
10.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

pretty good semi-local brew. was really smooth...

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3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

served on-tap at Alcove, Tuscaloosa, AL, into a mason jar

Pours a dark brown color, like a heavy brown ale would look. Not much head on this pour. There isn't much to say about it: it's a somewhat viscous looking dark sienna color.

The aroma is pretty damn intriguing, however. There's tons of caramel -- not caramel/crystal malt, but actual caramel. There's some baking spice here too, and a Snickerdoodle cookie component. Roasted marshmallows too. Lots of sweet notes, and not really much hop character to balance things out (despite the fact this is supposed to be a fairly significantly dry-hopped beer). Some herbal notes help to cut through the sweet baked-goods aromas, but that's it.

The flavor doubles down on those sweet aromas to make something nostalgic. This beer is like liquid smores. Maybe not so much with the graham cracker, but certainly with the chocolate and roasted marshmallow flavors. It isn't nearly as hoppy as the bartender led me to expect, but the finish does have some herbal character.

Overall, this is a fine beer. The alcohol is well-hidden and the flavor is pretty unique. I would love to be able to try one of the barrel-aged versions of this.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 22oz bottle into pint glass.

L: Much darker then most ambers I've had, a real deep red bordering on brown. Aprox 2 fingers of head, but I tend to pour fairly hard. 2nd pour was closer to 1 finger.

S: Lots of citrus, and sweet on the nose. 1st pour had a off putting smell which I would describe as soapy, which wasn't there on the second softer pour.

T: Really good. A decent amount of hops up front but not at all overpowering, followed up by the citrus. The finish stays around for quite awhile, and I can't quite put my finger on it but it's enjoyable.

O: I enjoyed it a lot.

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Tobacco Road from Yellowhammer Brewing
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 38 ratings
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