Sue | Yazoo Brewing Company

BA SCORE
92
outstanding
816 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
Ratings:
816
Reviews:
242
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
10.39%
 
 
Wants:
211
Gots:
193
For Trade:
21
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of aasher
4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chrishiker1409
4.26/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

One of my all time favorite porters. Delicious.

A: Dark black. Pours with two fingers of a tan head. Beautiful spiderweb lacing.

S: Raisons, chocolate, some coffee notes. A hint of smoke.

T: A smoked porter that lives up to it. Such an awesome smokiness which complements well with the raisony, chocolate and coffee notes.

F: Fuller bodied than your average porter. Thick and chewy. Moderate carbonation.

This is what I've always wanted in a Smoked Porter. Truly a great beer. Too bad it's in Nashville, but I'm glad I stopped and brought some home.

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Photo of WestBrewer
3.33/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MaltLickyWithTheCandy
3.46/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VeganUndead
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of IPAchris
4.67/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AmeriCanadian
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of imperialking
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rkat32
4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 oz. bottle, date illegible. Purchased at Craft Brewed, Nashville, Tenn. Poured into Spiegelau stout glass on March 7, 2015.

L: Appearance is black with a rocky, light mocha-colored head. An impressive three-finger head retains its shape for a few minutes before subsiding. Great lacing; look is very-enticing.

S: Light campfire smoke aromas leap out of the glass. Dark chocolate, smoked malt, coffee, toffee and dark fruits are also present in the nose.

T: Caramel malts, roasted grain, earthy hops, toast, hint of smoke touches the lips. No noticeable alcohol despite the 9+% ABV. Delicious; a very fine drinker.

F: Medium carbonation and mouthfeel. Slightly chewy with a balanced finish.

O: The smoke is toned down a bit when compared to more rauch-forward beers like Alaskan Brewing’s Smoked Porter. However, this point enhances the beer’s drinkability factor, in my opinion. I tend to seek out this beer whenever I’m in the Nashville area. An excellent representation of a smoked porter with a very-attractive price point (under $5 a bomber).

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Photo of Eziel
4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jasonwrag
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GOBLIN
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Never even heard of this beer until I saw it on tap close by. Checked the BA score and thought why not . . . Glad I did. Very tasty.

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Photo of MemphisSooner
4.22/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rden4654
3.21/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This was way to smokey for my tastes

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Photo of wethorseblanket
4.16/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MaseFace
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Onenote81
4.2/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RochefortChris
4.8/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Doublicious
4.48/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of shadwow13
4.19/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of clorimer
4.44/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of liquorpig
4.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wisegreensoul
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sue from Yazoo Brewing Company
4.14 out of 5 based on 816 ratings.
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