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RATINGS: 259   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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The south is famous for smoking everything. Why not beer? Sue is a big, rich, smoky malt bomb of a beer, with mellow smokiness coming from barley malts smoked with cherry wood, and assertive bitterness from Galena and Perle hops to cleanse the finish.


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WVHouseofBeer (891) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2014
Pours jet black with a decent sized tan head that left a little lacing. Aromas weren’t as prevalent as I thought they’d be but consisted of smoked meat and roasted malt. Flavors were more of the same along with some dark fruit--mostly cherry. Nice lasting bitterness with a medium body. A good beer with no flaws to speak of.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Poobah (294) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Dark brown with a medium, tan head and a malty sweet, coffee, smoky nose. Medium carbonation with a smooth, pleasant mouthfeel and a coffee and chicory, smoky, dark chocolate, slightly warming, dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (4980) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle. Deep brown with a small head. Nose is smoky. Some Cocoa and chocolate. Rich roasted nut. Taste of smoked chocolate and ham. Coffee. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiveacestx (635) - Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Bomber - dark pour (obviously) with a light cream head. Has a light smoke aroma and the flavor of a smoked beef stick or jerky. Medium creamy body and finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (2145) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Surprisingly smoky aroma overpowers everything else. This carries over to the flavor which is as smoky as a rauchbier. O: too smokey for my taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radarsock (1001) - Vermont, USA - NOV 1, 2014
750 mL bottle supplied by WillRunForBeer - many thanks! To oversized snifter, it pours a mahogany-tinted murky light brown with which an off-white sudsy sienna head half a finger in length stood. Aromas of pine cones, cocoa nibs, smoke/ash, graham root, pecans, topsoil, spent grain, almond butter, and London yeast. Tastes the same with the addition of caramel malt, white chocolate, tar, and shiitake mushrooms.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chalumeaux (95) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Poured from bottle nice dark coca cola color with a lacey white head. Aromas are sweet and bread with a nice mouth feel. Not overly bitter with a slightly smoky aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillRunForBeer (862) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle shared at my place. Pours coca cola brown with a beige head. Aroma is chocolate, licorice, smoke. Flavor follows. Caramel, chocolate, licorice, smoke.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3643) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Sample at the Beer Heads MeetUp bottle share event in October 2014. Pours a clear cola with a tan head. Flavors of licorice and a touch of smoke. Bitter roast finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6090) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"aroma heavy on the smoke, with chocolate and roasted malt coming out too. started nice and got better. dark brown-near black, with a chocolate colored head. body is awesome - robust and super smooth. they call it a malt bomb at 93 ibus and somehow it manages to be. milk chocolate and smoke flavor. i can’t inagine how awesome this would be with ribs. lasting finish too. super well done and my new favorite TN beer! thanks Lou!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2336) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Toby. Tennessee , check! Nice American version of the German rauch style. Dark and smoky, like sitting around a campfire.


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