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|Smuttynose Single Digit Dubbell
This was formerly called Smuttynose Winter Ale. It opens with
smells of sweet fruit, caramel, toffee, with floral notes. Expect
flavors of black cherries, figs, prunes,caramel, Belgium yeast,
grain, and hints of clove. A touch thin but overall well made.
Overall Rating: Above Average
|Twisted Pine Ghost Face Killah
This 5% ABV chile beer can be described in one word - hot. Its all
about hot spicy peppers, and not much else. You'll get heat on first
sip and then it continues to build and lingers on the palate. It's
almost impossible to evaluate the beer since you can't taste it.
The finish is dry (I think) and delivers a lingering heat Strictly a
novelty beer for me but if you enjoy this style you might like it.
Overall Rating: Poor
|Neshaminy Creek J.A.W.N.
This is a most pleasant American Pale
Ale. Expect flavors of citrusy hops, juice,
oranges, grapefruit, light pine, and malty
baked bread. It's well balanced and
finishes dry. Overall it's one of the
better session beers (if you count 5.2%
in that category). Not great but a well
made example of the style.
Overall Rating: Good