Slumbrew Snow Angel | Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)

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100 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)
Massachusetts, United States
slumbrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Kelp on 01-20-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
100
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
12.92%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
13
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 100 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of RonfromJersey
3.31/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bright amber with a hazy center, topped by four fingers of level,tight micro-bubbles. Good lacing.

Aroma heavy with pine, licorice, sugary, boozy.

Big sweet slather coats the tongue. Bitterness rises up, balances, then swings the tide. Fruit rides on top of the bitterness. Bitter finish.

Heavy mouthfeel, thick and smooth.

Worth a try, but unless moved by local loyalty, not a beer to return to often.

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Photo of tylergoov
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -41.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Boomblaze
3.28/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a bomber into a tulip, beer was bottled on 1/17/14 so just over a month ago.

A - Pours a darker shade of amber with about a 1/2" head that doesn't stick around for to long but does leave a nice lacing especially around the lip of the glass.

S - Not really getting much of a any nose off of this, it might be that my nose is a little stuffed up. The little that I do get in nose is more on the caramel malty side.

T - There is a sweet malty flavor that is very prevalent as well a pretty strong alcohol, the hops are not the main player here, well there is a good amount of bitterness there is more of a dark fruit, plum or figs flavor that come through.

M - It has a medium body with a definite booziness to it, more so then what I expect in a double ipa. Has a long aftertaste that leaves a thick sweetness on the tongue and slight burn on the back of the throat.

O - The beer is not bad, pretty good actually...if it was labeled what like what it really is, an American barley wine. There has been plenty of debate about what is the difference between the two styles and IMHO it's the balance of the hops to malts and the booziness that you get not to be confused with heat. This beer has a heavy malt to it, which is fine just not what I was expecting. I'd actually like to see it put in barrel and see how it's doing come the fall.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Slumbrew Snow Angel from Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)
3.87 out of 5 based on 100 ratings.
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