Sunday, August 13, 2017

Small Town Brewery Not Your Father's Mountain Ale

Beer Name: Not Your Father's Mountain Ale
Brewery: Small Town Brewery (Wauconda, IL; La Crosse, WI; Woodinville, WA)
ABV: 5.0%
How sold: 12 oz bottles; on draft
Where bought: Total Wine & More (Vancouver, WA)
Price: $1.99 for a 12 oz bottle

Date Purchased: July 30, 2017
Date Drank: August 1, 2017
When brewed? New year-round hard soda. Released around July 2017.

What's on the Bottle: "Let this refreshing citrus brew take you to new heights. Elevate your taste buds with balanced & bright flavors achieved through true craftsmanship. We know you'll enjoy it. We do."

Where distributed: Small Town Brewery has distributed its products to virtually all U.S. states. Find out if Small Town Brewery will ship this to your area!

Appearance (5%): Poured hazy light lime green into a pint glass. Lots of carbonation / tiny bubbles. 4.5/5

Smell (25%): Citrus-lemon-lime, very similar to Mountain Dew. 4.75/5

Taste (40%): Drinks as an alcoholic Mountain Dew. Follows the nose, refreshing. Well executed and could drink all day. 4.75/5

Mouthfeel (10%): Medium-bodied; significant carbonation. Silky and velvety feel on the tongue makes the citrus latch on even longer. 4.75/5

Overall (20%): An outstanding to world-class hard soda. All hard sodas in the Not Your Father's lineup have been successful, and this is another that I highly recommend. If you love Mountain Dew, this is a must-get (assuming you're of age to drink this). It probably won't be long before this is included in NYF variety packs. 4.75/5

Final Weighted Rating: 4.738/5

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