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Smuttynose Short Batch #1 The Gnome

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Smuttynose Short Batch #1 The Gnome
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Also known as Smuttynose Homunculus
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The Gnome was brewed in homage to the recent arrivals of hoppy Belgian beers that we’re starting to see here in the US. I was really shooting for that beautifully soft hopping that’s 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 hasn’t dropped bright. The hopping was done with Vanguard, Sterling and East Kent Goldings. I think this beer has a lot of potential, though I’d 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!
Malt: Weyermann Pilsner Malt CaraHell Cane Sugar
OG - 20° p; TG - 4.2° p
Hops: IBU ­ 75 Vanguard ­ Bittering Hops Sterling ­ Flavor Additions East Kent Goldings ­ Dry Hop SSB#1 kegged 3/29/07
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Smuttynose Homunculus

The brewer markets this same or near-same product by more than one names. This can be the result of a brewer distributing this beer under different names in different countries, or the brewer simply changing the name, but not the recipe at different points in time.


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