Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son | Seventh Son Brewing Co.

Seventh Son Of A Seventh SonSeventh Son Of A Seventh Son
BA SCORE
83.6%
Liked This Beer
3.99 w/ 134 ratings
Seventh Son Of A Seventh SonSeventh Son Of A Seventh Son
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Seventh Son Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
seventhsonbrewing.com

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by LiquidCucumber on 04-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,465
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
134
Liked:
112
Avg:
3.99/5
pDev:
8.02%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
41
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 134 |  Reviews: 20
Photo of 11-52_4hops
4.23/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NMA
4.23/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had this in a dark place so giving a 4 for look to be fair.
IMO if I were trying to make a clone of dbl bastard (which I have) and it turned out like this beer...I would be very happy!! Is it an exact match...NO! Does it remind me of D. B. YES!
Very enjoyable!!
If you like D. B. give this a try give this one a try for sure!

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Photo of ygtbsm94
3.71/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of petrusek23
3.71/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jvgoor3786
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a one pint can into a 16 ounce tulip. Pours a dark tan with orangish tint, d expected from a strong ale. The head is unreal - tan, thick, slow, and leaving amazing lacing. The nose screams with hops. Tons of orange immediately with some raisin/plum underneath. Great use of dry hopping. The taste accents the raisin, plum, fig flavor complimented perfectly by the citrus hop flavor. There is some lingering bitterness on the finish. The mouthfeel is carbonated but smooth with no hint of the 7.7% abv. Overall, this beer is outstanding. I can see why it's their flagship. It's incredibly well balanced and very easy to drink.

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Photo of Philcassella
4.41/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.19/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bubseymour
4.4/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of keeganwgibson
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of acashk
4.15/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duff27
3.27/5  rDev -18%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of oline73
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of addiwilliams
3.89/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of WermDog
3.74/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lembeh
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked this up at Corner Stone Craft Beer and Wine a neat little beer shop with a knowledgable staff. Was in town visiting so decided to check this place out to sample some Central Ohio beers. A big man of American strong ales I decided to try this.

Looks like an iced tea. Beautiful Amber brown color. Nose is some Earl grey balanced with some bitterness. The aroma is a perfect blend of an English mild meets an American pale ale. The taste is a little more assertive than the nose. I'm getting a lot of Earl grey mixed with hop bitterness that lingers on the back end of the tongue. The can says serve this at 45 and they are right. As this beer warms up straight out of the fridge the flavors blend into each other nicely.

This is a great beer. Great job by Seventh Son on this style.

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Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cd34
4.06/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jroberts8811
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jminch
4.09/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ONUMello
3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

16oz can poured into a pint glass
A: Amber with a one-finger head
S: Sweet, malty, nutty, tropical and pine
T: Matches the nose but in reverse. There's malt up front then that's followed by tropical fruits, caramel, pine and a nutty/slightly sweet finish
M: Fairly full-bodied, a bit sweet
O: A fine strong ale. Perhaps a touch sweet but the depth/complexity of flavors make it worth finding

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

With American ales trending dry and hoppy, many will argue that this is how imperial amber ale should be made. The Seventh Son brewers start this dialogue with a convincing and tasty argument.

Deeply saturating with auburn honey, the ale pours dark, rosy and red. Its sticky foam lace is sure to seduce the senses with the malty-sweet scent of caramel and cashew and with the citrusy perfume of grapefruit and orange with a fringe of pine. Early on the palate, the taste is caramel, pecan, toasted with bread crust and remiss of the edges of grandma's apple pie.

Frothy on the tongue, the creamy sweetness of toasted angel-food cake topped with toffee, graham cracker and granola carries a quick and forceful balance of hops- pink grapefruit, bitter orange and muddled pine needles ring out a deep and resinous bittering power that overtakes the sweetness in finish and leads to a near-IPA shift towards finish.

The problem with the beer is in its drinkability. One that's full in flavor, full of complexity and exploiting the extremes of balance should be a beer of contemplation and slow sipping. The beer isn't that. It's one of balance, dryness, cleanliness, and crispness; surprisingly of high quaffing fashion for such flavor and comes to the delight of the culinary inclined and with the added after tow of the citrus and pine ilk of IPA.

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Photo of Joshhersh
4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of unclekeith
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vinylrooster
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son from Seventh Son Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 83.6% out of 100 with 134 ratings
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