668 Neighbor Of The Beast | New England Brewing Co.

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668 Neighbor Of The Beast668 Neighbor Of The Beast

Brewed by:
New England Brewing Co.
Connecticut, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by CHADMC3 on 05-29-2010

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1.78/5  rDev -55.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Tastes like the melding of Budweiser & cinnamon; I've yet to have anything from this brewery thats a sip beyond mediocrity. I'm hoping G-bot can change my opinion.

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2.44/5  rDev -38.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.9%

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2.58/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Unpleasantly sour aftertaste. Beyond Just the Belgian style.

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2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.6%

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2.78/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

2.82/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Thanks to drez77 for the extra.

16oz can to oversized wine glass. Clever name, fun label.

A: Pours with an ivory white head, 2 fingers high. The head starts out fizzy and foamy and looks like it will disappear quickly, but multiple streamers keep it around for quite some time, eventually transforming the head into a dense, compact foamy cap. The body is hazy, but clear enough too see an endless amount of bubbles rushing by in a somewhat roundabout way. The color is between gold and goldenrod and has medium saturation. The entire glass is left coated with one continuous sheet of lace.

S: Toasted Pilsner malts mixed in with a light grain and straw component. Heavily yeasty. Big hop concentration, starting out with big pine notes plus the peel of lemon and orange but, at warmer temperatures, becoming cleaner-like. Scorching alcohol on the nose.

T & M: Aromas come through to the palate with some additional flavors of banana and pear and sweet candied sugar flavors. Thankfully, the alcohol is easier on the palate than it was on the nose. Full body with a creamy texture and a surprisingly passive, low level of effervescence. Soft and semi prickly but needs to be much livelier. Below average flavor duration.

D: Hot, kind of messy and not very easy to drink.

NOTE: This beer MAY not have traveled well since, even though it was safely packaged, it arrived with a huge bulge on the top of the can. Also, my experience was nothing like what I've read from other reviewers.

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Average. That's a 3 in my book, not a 3.75. Sorry.

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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668 Neighbor Of The Beast from New England Brewing Co.
3.96 out of 5 based on 912 ratings.
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