Snaggletooth Bandana | Solemn Oath Brewery

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295 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Solemn Oath Brewery
Illinois, United States
solemnoathbrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TMoney2591 on 07-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
295
Reviews:
23
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
10.69%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
46
For Trade:
0
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Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.81/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vikingpillager
3.42/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

The can design looks like it could contain lump crab , but that aside, I was really hoping this would be another in-your-face IPA from SOB. Turns out this is a very mild IPA. Very little bitterness and not much memorable about this beer. It was canned about 5 weeks ago, not sure if that made a difference. Probably a great beer for the IPA newbie, but not for me. A little disappointed in SOB this time.

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Photo of SpdKilz
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdfb79
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

At TFF movie. Lots of resin, pine hops, some citrus hops. Medium body and low to moderate carbonation.

Overall a decent IPA. Not crazy hoppy but drinkable and no bitterness. Worth checking out.

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Photo of johunnic
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ssimpson89
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sparky44
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bwood06
3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My wife & I met a couple friends at the Solemn Oath tasting room for a Saturday evening prior to heading to dinner. We had never been there before and the entire beer lineup sounded good so it was a bit hard to choose. I wound up trying this one first since I've been on a bit of an IPA kick as of recent.

This beer pours a clear amber hue that shows off moderate carbonation and is topped with a thick, frothy, almost creamy, white head that dissipates nice and slowly to a rocky layer with a neck. 4.25/5 The aroma is somewhat subdued but is definitely dominated by the hops. The aroma features a good dose of tropical fruit and is backed up by a light grainy malt that balances the sharpness a bit. There is a slight buttery note as well. 3.25/5 The flavor profile is, as with the aroma, dominated by the hops, but the malt does make more of a showing here with a bit of buttery caramel up front along with a hint of grain. Mango, papaya, pineapple, and passion fruit come through quite quickly after the malt with a bitterness that is moderate but balanced by the malt. The bitterness does linger lightly on the palate after swallowing. 4/5 This is a medium bodied IPA that is light on carbonation and actually fairly wetting and slick before a slight dryness develops that lingers lightly after swallowing. 4/5 This is a very good IPA that has a healthy dose of tropical hops that all come together very nicely. It is very hop forward, but also well balanced at the same time. Easily a beer to return to for me. 4/5

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Photo of alexsergio
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jayhunter357
3.59/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EdwardIV84
4.45/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Beer in a can has been my favorite to drink and this one is very refreshing as most from this local Naperville brewery! Highly recommended!

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Photo of dental
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smcolw
3.66/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark gold color and crystal clear. Modest head which leaves only a few spots for lace.

Starts with hop pellet aroma. A bit of cream in the background.

There's a mild blackberry flavor with just a touch of sweetness. The hop touch brings on some earthiness. Full bodied with a light effervescence. Pine needle bitterness in the aftertaste.

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Photo of Hop_God
4.01/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Deep clear orange hues of mustard yellow. Medium bright white bubbles

S: Hops, citrus pith, grass, resin, peach candy, melon juice.

T: canteloupe, bitter resin, watermelon rind, pine, citrus pith, lemon peel, orange zest, fruit gum

F: clean and crisp. nice sweet to bitter aftertaste

O: pretty solid IPA.

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Photo of laketang
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

poured from a can
a nice clear amber with a large bubble head
oranges and slight grapefruit, estery notes a plus
good balance of hop bitterness and malt sweetness.
chewy medium feel, some lingering aftertaste
good local beer for me and I enjoyed.

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Photo of Blackop555
3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours orange gold with a foamy, medium, short lived white head.

Smells mango, orange, pineapple, caramel malt and hints of pine.

Tastes sweet bready malt and mango. Light pineapple, citrus and Orange. Finishes mostly dry with a light pine linger. Lighter medium body with smooth lower medium carbonation.

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Photo of runlikeakenyan
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eric_T_07
3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kojevergas
3.15/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

C+ / ABOVE AVERAGE

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Photo of DrKarl
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of outoffocus
3.67/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hobojungle
3.47/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bammer21
3.56/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ZEB89
3.72/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Qbdoo
3.54/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light golden color with a somewhat shy head. Aroma is best thing about the beer. Juicy tropical fruit: mandarin orange and pineapple. Taste is similar but far more understated than the nose. There's also what I would guess is a weird yeast flavor. Not horrible but not great. Reminds me of beers by another Chicago brewery, Spiteful. There's just something odd about the flavor and I can't pin it on anything besides the yeast.

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3.93 out of 5 based on 295 ratings.
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