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  Mar 10th, 2016  

Shipyard Brewing Co.

Smashed Blueberry

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Smashed Blueberry from Shipyard Brewing Co.
4.3 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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Smashed Blueberry is a pretty universally appealing beer. A porter/scotch ale hybrid sounds strange at first but it's so... right. Pouring a dark brown to almost black, it builds significant white head that's gone quickly. There's no other way to describe the aroma other than it smells like fresh blueberries. You'd think with such a dominant aroma that the taste would follow, but it's surprisingly complex marked by chocolate with dark malts. It's medium bodied but does not taste heavy - it's fairly crisp and has a faint sweetness paired with the slight tartness of blueberries. It finishes with somewhat of a hop bitterness which partners well to take away any boozy undertones. For such a heavy hitting beer, it's light on its feet and delicious.


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cantaloop Mar 10, 2016 at 3:06PM
5 JUST DAMN GOOD!


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