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Heavy Seas - Smoke On The Water | Heavy Seas Beer

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BA SCORE
3.69/5
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143 Ratings
Heavy Seas - Smoke On The WaterHeavy Seas - Smoke On The Water
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer
Maryland, United States
hsbeer.com

Style: Smoked Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by on 06-20-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
87
Ratings:
143
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.47/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served in a flared glass at Rapture. From notes. Reviewed 14 September 2011.

A: Thick, creamy head. Black-dark and nearly opaque. Dark for a porter. Great lacing.

S: Neutral. A trace of berries? Little to no smoke or roastiness.

T: Much sweeter than expected and less bitter than many porters. Vanilla/cream slinks though the maintaste. Only on the aftertaste does the roasted (hardly smoky) bitterness emerge.

M: Smooth, moderately substantial, and sometimes carbonated. Good.

O: Underwhelming and misnamed. Easily the least impressive of the Mutiny Fleet I've encountered (and the only one on-tap).

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -39%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

1718th Review on BA
Bottle to Woodshop Snifter
22oz

Shared at Brians Bday

App- Like a bit of oil in the glass with some chocolate syrup as well. A medium dense brown/black inky color. A little bit of lighter edges and then produced no head on it. A few bubbles around the edges.

Smell- When this first poured out, I got a bit of the smoked malts, a little dryness and some chocoalte. It was a bit better than most smoked beers but still what I was thinking. A bit whispy and clean.

Taste- I actually enjoyed this beer quite a bit. It was a nice porter to start, deep chocolate and roasted malts and then balanced out by a smoother smoke flavor and not overbearing. Smooth and creamy as well, with a bit of creamy lushness.

Mouth- A solid medium body with a bit of that residual porter thinness to it. A medium carbonation. A small amount of smoke remains on the finish.

Drink- I liked it. Def. above average but just need a bit more complexity to me.

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Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 143 ratings
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