A classic staple in Smuttynose's year-round lineup, this is a robust and flavorful brown ale that offers rich notes of roasted malt, fresh caramel, toasted pecan, brown bread, molasses and a touch of cocoa on the nose and mouth. As it warms, subtle spiced black-cherry and sassafras accents unfold in the background, adding complexity to the palate and lifting the sweet-malt core. The mouthfeel is smooth and slick, with a tea-like bitterness that lifts the finish and keeps the palate refreshed.
12 oz/6 pack
American Brown Ale
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Managing Editor, Print, and Tasting Director
Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).