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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 297   ABV: 9.9%
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The Gnome was brewed in homage to the recent arrivals of hoppy Belgian beers that were starting to see here in the US. I was really shooting for that beautifully soft hopping thats found in the Houblon Chouffe, however, the Gnome has developed its own unique characteristics and flavor profile. The base beer is a Belgian triple brewed with White Labs Chimay-style yeast. I really liked the fruit character from this yeast, but man, that stuff still hasnt dropped bright. The hopping was done with Vanguard, Sterling and East Kent Goldings. I think this beer has a lot of potential, though Id like another shot at brewing the style. There is a very limited amount of this beer, so if you happen to see it on tap, go ahead and share a pint with your gnomies!


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (18966) - Tyres, - NOV 13, 2012
Bottled at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear golden, rich head. Fruity nose with marzipan and hay. Medium bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Sweet and mellow. Fairly low bitterness. Juicy and spicy.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Emeister84 (753) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Aromas of stonefruit, golden raisin, viognier grapes. Hazy apricot, lasting bubbly, white head. Quite dry, yeasty, prominant esters, a little redolent of cough syrup. Medium bodied, chewy, nice perceptible strength without being overbearing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ [ Fastelavn Smagning - Carnival Tasting, Ulfborg ].

[ As Smuttynose Homunculus ].
Unclear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to light heavy hoppy - yeasty, orange - citrus, riped fruit, dried fruit. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate to light heavy bitter with a long duration, riped fruit, dried fruit, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140301]

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ronaldtheriot (1103) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Smuttynose Homunculus has a thin, off-white head, a brilliant, very bubbly, gold-orange appearance, and a bit of splotchy lacing left behind. The aroma is of full, sweet, yeasty, spicy, bready malt, and the flavor is of all that, with distinct pepper and floral hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy, and Smuttynose Homunculus finishes semi-dry, mellow, hefty, rich, and delicious. Overall, this is outstanding! RJT

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7002) - The Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle at Fastelavn Smagning 2014 @ J&Cs beer palace, Jutland Saturday Session 1 - 01/03/14. Hazed orange with moderate off white spotting. Nose is bitter fruits, caramel, spice, tangerine. Taste comprises orange peel, caramel, spice, sweet notes. Medium + bodiment, fine carbonation. Ok, nothing to get excited about.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (6449) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle 650ml @ fonefan
Pours hazy deep golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, dried fruits, alcohol and floral. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (12719) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle, 22oz. It pours a hazy, orange-golden body under a small, dense, off-white head. The aroma has a faint yeasty touch, with fruityness, canned peaches and some sugar. Some alcohol too. Its quite warming on the palate, with a pleasant carbonation level. Fruity, sweet flavor with a yeasty hint, canned peaches and some banana. Lasting finish. Nothing impressive going on here. 140301

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is peachy and grapefruity. Sweet and toasted malty. Bitter, light herbal and vague soapy. Light spiced and herbal into the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
back (1220) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
Gylden uklar skum hvid Choklade citrus grap kaffe Bitter modrat sd modrat Oile livlig @f1

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13458) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is hazy golden. Aroma and taste are vanilla, fruits, malt, hops and little alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (9852) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, yeasty and a little vanilla. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 010314


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