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Sue | Yazoo Brewing Company

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4.12/5
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831 Ratings
SueSue
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States
yazoobrew.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,941
Reviews:
244
Ratings:
831
pDev:
10.44%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
214
Gots:
198
Trade:
21
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 831 |  Reviews: 244
Photo of WCKDVBZ
3.68/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Not a bad beer, but there's no way this is 9% ABV. Pretty sure it's like their original version 7-7.5%.

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Photo of Drifter1
4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CTJman
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Iamjeff6
4.06/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vfgccp
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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Photo of derekgw123
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of gathersome
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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Photo of 30helens
3.16/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This beer was not for me.

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Photo of Sixpoint
4.36/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

just a lovely beer, glad I got it as an extra in a trade

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Photo of Booner818
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atrocity
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bisco42
3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MisterKilderkin
4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sd123
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of iheartmyTHO
4.44/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Overall, a very solid beer. Upon my first sip I got a little bit of smoke and lots of coffee and chocolate notes. There was a little bit of fruitiness, but it was perfectly balanced with the other flavors. For a beer with such a high % ABV, it didn't taste overly boozy either, which I rather liked.

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Photo of Jas45678
3.79/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Domvan
4.21/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Buck89
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dicers
4.12/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of macesq
4.07/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of enelson
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nunya
3.87/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zaximus
4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brandoman63
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of uvachief
4.32/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had on draft at the airport in Nashville. True American Smoked Porter. Poured super dark chocolate black with 2 full fingers of tan head on a titled glass pour. Rick, dark hue. Lacing throughout. Really good lacing. You can smell the smoke, chocolate, dark fruits like raisins, malts and hops. Feels solid like a good porter should. Not as thick as a stout but the exact right fullness in the mouth. First taste is chocolate and smoked wood upfront. Almost like a camp fire. Dark fruits. Malts with a little hops on the back end. Not bitter. Very complex. Hides the big abv well. No burn until you are more than half way through. Truly excellent smoked porter. Not too much smoke flavor. Just right. Cheers! Well done Yazoo! OBTW, this is the BEST bang for your buck beer. It is $7 for a bomber.

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