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Sue | Yazoo Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The south is famous for smoking everything. Why not beer? Sue is a big, rich, smoky malt bomb of a beer, with mellow smokiness coming from barley malts smoked with cherry wood, and assertive bitterness from Galena and Perle hops to cleanse the finish.

Original tap version was 7.5% ABV, bottled version is up to 9%.

Added by ckeegan04 on 07-29-2009

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2.62/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Big thanks to grownfool for sending me this as part of a recent trade. This was definitely smoky and I hate to say this but there is something about rauch/smoked beers that is similar to wet dog! Cheap beef jerky too. Band aids almost. The flavor is a little bit of chocolate then some smoky, rubbery flavors. I'm sorry but I cannot fuck with smoked beers (yet).

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2.74/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This brew pours dark and the foamy head has a sweet smell. The taste is very smoky and has a nice blend of smoky malt, and a mix of hops that really comes off with a lot of flavor. There is not much carbonation, I think what's in there, goes to form the head. Anyway, this beer goes down smooth, and if you belch, you will taste some grill smoke.

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2.84/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

L: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a dark brown color and a thick texture. There was an inch and a half of foamy, tan-colored, somewhat long-lasting head. Good lacing.

S: An incredibly muted, underwhelming aroma of malt, a smoky quality and hops.

T: Tasted of a bit of the smokiness, light hops notes, the advertised cherry wood notes (not as much as I expected), a good amount of malt, a bit of chocolate, and coffee. A surprisingly bland, watery flavor with little character to recommend it. Not nearly as aggressive as other Baltic porters and quite tame.

F; A good amount of carbonation with a smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: The overall ratings of this beer are perplexing, It's very forgettable. Wouldn't try it again.

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2.94/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Had at Savor 2015 in DC. Very unfortunate plastic off flavor. Will need to come back and try a better batch in the future.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Solid brew chocolate and smoke not a lot but definitely there can't tell it's 9%abv very drinkable

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A bit too much smoke for my palate

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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Sue from Yazoo Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 831 ratings
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