Sue | Yazoo Brewing Company

BA SCORE
92
outstanding
819 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:
819
Reviews:
242
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
10.63%
 
 
Wants:
211
Gots:
195
For Trade:
21
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 819 |  Reviews: 242
Photo of Franziskaner
4.07/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown to black in color and impenetrable to light. Just a thin beige head covering about half of the top of the beer.aroma of chocolate and dark malt is apparent. The flavor is boldly packed with slightly bitter dark malt,chocolate,and leather. The mouth is creamy and smooth.

 281 characters

Photo of thereal_adam
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of dannykperkins
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of ahommell
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of 4runnerdavid
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Chuffbomb
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Johntomk
4.68/5  rDev +13%

Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of JohnnyK
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of jbriggs7
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of nshorvath
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of TDA8
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of inspektor
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Mr_Meursault
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of jbbailey
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Roze
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of bigbluebeerguy
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of ChrisAlbertine
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of PassMeAZima
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of myelo
4.44/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottled on 3-14-2014. On 6-12-14 poured a dark, opaque brown with a 4 inch khaki head that gradually diminishes leaving prominent, thick lacing.

The aroma was smokey malt, similar to smoked beef or beef jerky.

Taste was smokey malt with plum and chocolate followed by moderate clean hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel was creamy, moderate to heavy body, moderate carbonation and mild ethanol warming.

This beer strikes a perfect balance between a malt-forward porter, prominent but not overwhelming smokiness and a clean hop finish. I would serve this at 55F with grilled or smoked beef or duck or a rich chocolate desert. Would also be great on a cool night by the fire.

 669 characters

Photo of Cervezaconcalor
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Zonian1
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of robertjskelton
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of Swettenham_Shire
4.14/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Samber79
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Sue from Yazoo Brewing Company
4.14 out of 5 based on 819 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.