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Sweet Potato Casserole Strong Ale | Funky Buddha Brewery

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Sweet Potato Casserole Strong AleSweet Potato Casserole Strong Ale
BA SCORE
3.96/5
Very Good
426 Ratings
Sweet Potato Casserole Strong AleSweet Potato Casserole Strong Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Funky Buddha Brewery
Florida, United States
funkybuddhabrewery.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.90%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Drop the dressing and ditch the pumpkin, Sweet Potato Casserole is fresh out of the oven and ready to party. This fall treat is just like moms used to make - only if moms had penchant for gooey marshmallow, fall spices, and gobs of sweet potato cavorting in one sinful glass. Bottoms up.

Food pairings suggestions:
Turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing, and gravy. Pecan pie. Roast pork loin. Salisbury steak. Corned beef hash. Pumpkin pancakes with walnuts and maple syrup.

Added by scottyshades on 10-05-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,068
Reviews:
72
Ratings:
426
pDev:
11.11%
Bros Score:
3.8
 
 
Wants:
58
Gots:
106
Trade:
6
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Ratings: 426 |  Reviews: 72
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4.01/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeWard
3.95/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a pint glass. bottled 10/16/16, so almost 2 months old.

looks amazing, clear amber body, good off white head, thick lacing.

spicy on the nose, mostly cinnamon, a slight funkiness, getting the yams as well

cinnamon and sweet potato pie is the taste. so as described by the name.

mouth is around medium.

If you like this particular thanksgiving side dish, you are going to love this beer, because that's exactly what it tastes like. I don't care for pumpkin beers, but i enjoyed this one.

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Photo of Big_V
3.8/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CRYSTALDRINKSBEER
4.64/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I'm from FL so I love this local brewery- its literally down the street. I'm not much for doing in depth reviews, but I feel this beer deserves my 2 cents because it is awesome. Pumpkin beers are all over the place, but this is a twist on the same concept. The smell is dead on-sweet potato casserole, so is the taste. Not over spiced, you can taste vanilla and you for sure taste sweet potato. In the defense of others who had a bad batch of this beer-yes, I have had this one and it have a metallic taste. This batch was perfect and usually I have no issues. They are a very small brewery so there is variations that are noticeable from time to time. It's best on tap. Cheers to a good fall beer!

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Photo of zeff80
3.78/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nomis
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fisherbray
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of madelf66
3.47/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBeerMane
4.48/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Franziskaner
3.92/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Light brown in color with a heavy amount of moderately sized sediment suspended within. There's a fingernail of brown covering most of the top. They absolutely nailed the aroma. It smells exactly like sweet potatoes smothered in brown sugar and marshmallows. Incredible. I'm tasting nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, and sweet potatoes. The mouth is a bit thick with the heavy spicing.

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Photo of cyclone
4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Keith_R
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kuges
4.03/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.6/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnTurano
3.32/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of iridius
4.4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Wow. I was surprised. I thought it was gonna maybe be one of those beers that tries to do too much. It wasn't. It is sweet but not nasty sweet. It is a lot more balanced than I expected. Gonna get some more to share with my brother from California over thanksgiving turkey.

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Sweet Potato Casserole Strong Ale from Funky Buddha Brewery
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 426 ratings
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