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Beer Review: Heavy Seas/Clipper City Brewing Co., Letter of Marque 2011

Ding Points: 76.00 Pour: 70, Nose: 80, Palate: 70, Mouth: 70, Global: 80 Tasting Notes: If the truth be known, over the years I have found the Mutiny Series a pretty average collection of beers, and I've said as much in my reviews. Underwhelming taste profiles have led to some pretty disappointing efforts in my book, so for some time my expectations have been dulled. Given that background, I found it rather odd that when I read this was a Dubbel, I felt it might be a style that the series...

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Beer Review: Heavy Seas/Clipper City Brewing Co., Aarsh Irish Red Ale

Ding Points: 75.50 Pour: 80.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 80.00, Feel: 70.00, Global: 70.00 Tasting Notes: I've been dreadfully disappointed over the years with the mutiny series, even to the point where I have stopped buying several of them, so to be quite frank my expectations have been significantly lowered. Pour offers a pretty nice looking amber body, some good clarity and a head, retention and lace that I would describe as above average. The nose and initial tastes offer a nice hop and malt...

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Beer Review: Heavy Seas/Clipper City, Dubbel Cannon

Ding Points = 50.50 Pour: 60, Nose: 50, Palate: 50, Feel: 40, Global: 50 Tasting Notes: 12 oz single from Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA. The pour produces a somewhat disappointingly lifeless beer, with head, retention and lace all significantly lacking. The color is certainly 'IPA like' in as much as it gives an amber hue, but at the same time it looks dreadfully 'washed out'. A weak looking beer. Nose offers some light malts and a touch of sweet Belgian candy, but again it seems somewhat light...

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