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Toppling Goliath Smoove Opferator

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This hearty brown ale is named for its original brewer - our awesome Beerman Chad Opfer. Smoove Opferator started out as a very small experiment taproom-exclusive brown ale named “Brown Sugar.” Since then, it has undergone a name makeover and an expanded distribution to Iowa and Wisconsin. The taste is still the same as when we brewed the first small batch. Deep mahogany color with a hefty malt body. Robust flavors of roasted almonds, hints of chocolate with a slight bitterness in the finish. Oh so smoove!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11260) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Bomber poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of bakers cocoa, earthiness and coffee. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of cocoa, caramel, earthiness and light coffee with a smooth dry lingering cocoa finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9856) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2015
22oz bottle. Poured a brown color with a tan head. Chocolate, some nuttiness, and caramel. Some pine and hopiness in there too.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cousin_Larry (619) - - JUL 25, 2015
Seems very much like a porter. An outstanding porter. Good coffee taste. Only criticism is its a lil flat.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrauBeater1 (3) - ELLSWORTH, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 10, 2015 does not count
A very rich brown ale. Body closer to a stout than many brown ales I’ve sampled.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmohno (1262) - Iowa, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Dark, smooth, rich chocolate. Nutty. A great brown ale. Really good. Trust me fucks. Looks smells and tastes good for a brown ale, how can you deny?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2935) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2015
Shared bomber poured to snifters showing a ruby highlighted brown color, with a presentable layer of brownish tan head foam, and spots of lacing. The nose was moderate roastiness, mocha notes, a touch of nuttiness & light caramel sweetness. Medium bodied, with average carbonation, the taste was dry & roasted, included some earthy bitterness, but was not overly expressive, flavor wise. A basic Brown, imo.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dinkle50 (1134) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Dark brown pour, slightly cloudy. Single finger head. Aroma is very chocolatey. Silky smooth mouth, full bodied. Taste is full of chocolate with a bitter roasty finish. Lingering bitterness is really nice. Lots of lace.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jow (2708) - New York, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Tap at the brewery. Murky brown pour. Nose is cocoa and coffee. Tastes of autocrat coffee syrup for my RI brethren, also cocoa powder, root beer, earth, and brown sugar. Rich flavor profile medium bodied. Very enjoyable brown.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adrian910ss (2421) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bomber. Pours a dark brown color with a medium sized beige head. Aroma of chocolate, cocoa, sweet malt, toffee and roasted almonds. Taste of cocoa, chocolate, roasted nuts, and toffee. One of the best brown ales i’ve had.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (1968) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Best of class for brown ales. Strong roasted malts, chocolate, and caramel. Nice and hoppy as well. Pours deep brown with a tan head. Had out of a bomber at home. Great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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