Hell Yes Maam | Raleigh Brewing Company

Hell Yes MaamHell Yes Maam
BA SCORE
3.76/5
73 Ratings
Hell Yes MaamHell Yes Maam
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Raleigh Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
raleighbrewingcompany.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Yoda22 on 10-09-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,994
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
73
pDev:
11.44%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
23
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 13
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.8/5  rDev +1.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of SFNC
3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KYGunner
3.58/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

It may be a simple matter of taste but I like a Golden Ale with strong apple and pear flavor. This is not one of them as it has a very strong spicy yeast tone with clove and peppercorns. At 9+% it drinks very easy and light.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4.24/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HopintheSouth
3.59/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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4.11/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Immortale25
3.52/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Delirium Tremens snifter. Bottom of can says 123015.

A- Pours a light amber color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains decently before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a small side patch of sheer surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves small clots behind.

S- Soily Belgian yeast aroma with a bit of booze. Fruity esters bring to mind overripe banana and some spice.

T- Tangy flavor of Belgian yeast and light bready malt with a noticeable alcohol presence. The earthy notes continue as well as the generic fruity character.

M- Somewhat sharp from the medium carbonation and booze. Lightish body.

O- I've liked everything I've had from RBC thus far but, if this is any indication of how they do the Belgian styles, it's not their strong suit. Just generally unimpressive and forgettable but still drinkable and unoffensive.

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2.9/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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5/5  rDev +33%

Photo of FriedSlug
4.27/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is a nice Belgiany beer brewed in NC. The pale gold beer is emanating scents of apple, spices, pepper and I'll say pipe tobacco as that is what it reminds me of. The taste is quite sweet with tons of fruit, spices and nice yeasty flavors. It finishes a little bitter but the sweetness makes a curtain call to help it finish nicely. I am a sucker for Belgian beers and this one is a tasty example of the style.

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4.12/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OldManMetal
3.4/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This straw-colored beer is effervescent and slightly hazy; its giant creamy white head is quite brief-lived and lacing is very scant. The aroma is moderate in intensity, and consists of spicy hops, yeast, faint Hefeweizen-like esters and equally faint alcohol undertones. The alcohol that doesn't show on the nose is very present on the palate: overwhelmed yeast and spicy hop notes ride atop a solid tidalwave of full-range alcohol flavor, from the astringent topnotes to the sweet blackout basement; what malt character can be discerned is predominately caramelish. The finish is very boozy with a hint of caramel; these flavors linger for a few minutes. The mouthfeel is big for the light body and quite warming from the booze; the texture is slick and just slightly peppery from the very overly-restrained carbonation. On one hand, this beer showcases the entire range of ethanol's flavor characteristics without coming across as unpalatable boozy, on the other hand it's pretty much a one-trick pony as everything else takes a backseat to the alcohol character. (12 oz can, 101 days after pkg)

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of NateDyk47
2.9/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Had a glass of this at Raleigh Brewing Company's taproom.

Look: golden amber with a half finger of white head
Smell: malt, hint of fruit in the background
Taste: there was something funky about this beer... heavy yeast flavor, malt, and alcohol taste is a bit overwhelming
Feel: medium body & carbonation, not very smooth

Overall: not a big fan of this one.

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Hell Yes Maam from Raleigh Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 73 ratings
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