Southern Belle | 3 Stars Brewing Company

Southern BelleSouthern Belle
BA SCORE
3.8/5
77 Ratings
Southern BelleSouthern Belle
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Stars Brewing Company
District of Columbia, United States
threestarsbrewing.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by imbibehour on 09-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,162
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
77
pDev:
14.74%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
19
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 77 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of DMc8ride
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MGibbons
3.62/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sisterofba
4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Proteus93
4.24/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured deep brown, topped with a billowing head which was particularly notable. It recedes slowly to a sheet of thin foam.

S + T: Warm, roasted malts--the nuttiness is quite apparent, adding a very nice note to complement both the nose and the flavour. Very minimal bitterness, and alcohol is not completely masked, but works into the flavour well.

M + O: Medium-full body--moderate carbonation and a smooth, almost creamy finish. This is a very nicely made brown--pleasant flavour, looks good, and quite well balanced.

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Photo of imperialking
3.87/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UPMD_Bill
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

Pours dark brown, cola-colored.
Smell/taste is malt-heavy with roasted pecan nuttiness. Finish is more earthy than bitter. Alcohol is definitely present. Feel is a little sticky and flat - could use more carbonation. Would still get it again.

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Photo of Ctb6582
4.08/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RBorsato
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ConradKenney
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rollinlegend
4.12/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hoponit
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Trbtodd
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jkeefe1800
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jsprain1
4.51/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of billab914
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.09/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dvmin98
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Casey3236
4.33/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nlawrence301
4.45/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Andnkuhn
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JakerLou
4.23/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark brown. Very little light shines through. Thin tan head that dissipated quickly.

Smells of malted milk balls. Some roast with hints of vanilla. But malted milk balls is what comes to mind on every sniff.

Taste is roasty with hints of vanilla and a little nuttiness. Again, malted milk balls come to mind on the taste. This is a really nice brown ale. It's a style that doesn't get much love here on BA. My guess is that it's just too boring relative to the hop bombs and Imperial Stouts that rule BA.

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Photo of dabear85
4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of zbooks
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StartedwithSAM
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a grand snifter glass at 50°F

Appearance: This poured clean, Dark Brown, almost Black with a finger sized head that dissipated quickly and left practically no lacing.

Smell: The nose is roasty, nutty ending with slight airy cocoa and subtle alcohol

Taste: The roasted malts and caramelized sugars blend well with noticeable pecan, cocoa flavor that finishes a little dry and warm with alcohol. Flavors became bolder as it warmed, balancing it a little.

Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied and became a little smoother as it warmed.

Overall: A tasty offering from 3 Stars Brewing Co. and pretty much fits the style for Brown Ales as I have come to experience them. Despite the warmer and drier finish the aroma and taste make this a pleasant drinking experience. While I wouldn’t actively seek this out, if it’s readily available I would pick this up again as post-meal or general pleasure. Cheers.

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Southern Belle from 3 Stars Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 77 ratings
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