Bitter Neighbor | Third Street Brewhouse

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Bitter NeighborBitter Neighbor

Brewed by:
Third Street Brewhouse
Minnesota, United States

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by morimech on 07-10-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had on draft at "Burger Jones" great place for a great burger and beer BTW.

Smell: a mild roasted malt aroma

Appearance: dark with excellent lacing

Taste: big roasted malts is a smooth body, yummy lager with roasted toasty malts

Overall: nice dark beer, perhaps to smooth for its ABV?

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

Serving type: 12-ounce bottle. No freshness date.

Appearance: Poured into a pint glass. The color is deep, muddy brown — not black, as the brewery claims. Two fingers of thickish, slightly buttery, light tan head left a thick froth around the edge and a thin and spotted skim.

Smell: Very reminiscent of Scotch Ale. Toasted malts, caramel, toffee, dark cherry licorice, and an aroma of smoked peat that mingles with the licorice. Except for maybe a hint of resin, there are no signs of the IPA influence.

Taste: The taste offers teasing hints of citrus and pine resin, and delivers an adequate bitterness. But after one sip I could care less about the lack of IPA qualities. This is good stuff. Toasted, roasted, and smoked malts (which no doubt contributes to the peat-like quality), caramel, toffee, molasses, and dark cherry licorice. It also has a nice, earthy bitterness. For whatever reason, it makes me think of the pub in An American Werewolf in London.

Drinkability: Screw the style guide — this is good stuff! I am pretty sure this would assuage any bitter neighbor.

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Bitter Neighbor from Third Street Brewhouse
3.88 out of 5 based on 190 ratings.
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