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Dean Pacific Northwest Mahogany Ale | SingleCut Beersmiths

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Dean Pacific Northwest Mahogany AleDean Pacific Northwest Mahogany Ale
BA SCORE
3.85/5
Very Good
173 Ratings
Dean Pacific Northwest Mahogany AleDean Pacific Northwest Mahogany Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
SingleCut Beersmiths
New York, United States
singlecutbeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by vfgccp on 12-10-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,321
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
173
pDev:
9.35%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
26
Trade:
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Photo of LeftHanded666
4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of _nickg_
4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tzieser
4.11/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 10/31/17; poured from a 1 pint .9 oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours a chestnut/mahogany color with a fluffy off-white head that slowly settles. Rich, malty aroma with a bit of piney happiness. Flavor is loaded with caramel and toffee malt sweetness with a good dose of piney hops. Finish is just a bit dry. Overall this is a very good hoppy amber ale up there with Nugget Nectar.

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Photo of woodchipper
4.14/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured to a tulip from a bottle dated 10/31/17.
L- Mahogany nails it, but hold it to a bright light and its like a glowing red Christmas ornament. Full-size, dirty beige head of multi-size bubbles that takes about 3-4 minutes to fade to lace and thin head.
S- Citrus borders on lime, hint of caramel.
T-Hoppier than I expected, but there is that lime again. I have never tasted lime in the citrus note of a beer. Malt backs it up nicely.
F- Medium mouth, any more carbonation would be too much, but as is it is, about right.
O- Single Cut has never disappointed me and this is no exception. Maybe not my favorite in their lineup but a great red ale.

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Photo of newcastlemike
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EMV
4.02/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a tall bottle into a tulip glass

L: Clear dark copper mahogany pour. 2 fingers of thick foamy head leave great lacing.

S: Biscuits and caramel malts. Pine and herbal hops.

T/F: Follows the nose. Biscuity grains and caramel malts... strong malt backbone with a fairly assertive hop presence. Good pine... mild citrus peel... herbal with a slight mineral/medicinal quality. Medium to light in body. Super well balanced.

O: A relatively light and flavorful hop forward red ale. Easy drinking... a good 'anytime' beer.

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Photo of JakerLou
3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duffman79
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a becher pint glass.
The appearance was a semi-dark amber to red color with a finger's worth of white foamy head that sat atop of the beer for a good half a minute before gently dissipating. Lots of messy clingy lace surrounding the glass fairly nice.
The aroma had the sharp bitter piney hops bold and up front over top of a light clean biscuit to bready and caramel/toffee malt base. Light citrus came in underneath slyly.
The flavor, like the aroma, definitely keeps the piney bitterness up front with a slight citrusy hop sweetness coming about. As it warmed, more caramel/toffee maltiness coats some biscuit/breadiness nicely. Aftertaste was all about the piney-ness with a substantial bitterness to that.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a decent sessionability about it. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt on par. Definitely a piney bitter grip riding my tongue to a fairly "cool" sort of submission. There's some smoothness in the finish but still that piney-ness really showed it's presence which to me made this a really nice beer all around.
Overall, throughout all of my years reviewing beers and having a fair amount of amber/red ales, I have to admit, this has got to be one of the piney-est ambers on the market. I honestly feel like I licked a pine cone.

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3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jeromedepot
4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wizzle32
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wheels2532
3.82/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of h4ger
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NonicPanic
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stofko1992
4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Knapp85
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Patches826
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SebastianOwl
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of edward_boumil
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

L: Burnt orange/brown, nice head retention, tons of lace
S: Tons of PNW hops, candied citrus, melon, papaya, slight touch of pine
T: Smooth malt flavor, provides an almost syrup like sweetness, though not overly so, pretty restrained. You get touches of the fruitiness of the hops, but hops here present more earthy and bitter. Overall really well balanced, although maybe lacking a touch of something
F: Damn smooth, silky and super easy drinking. Love this mouthfeel
O: Pretty good beer, actually a really nice drinking experience overall with excellent balance. Would I drink this beer again? Absolutely. Would I pay $6 for a single of this beer outside a bar? Probably not very often.

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Photo of CervezaNY
4.19/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Strohm
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 173 ratings
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