Smuttynose Brewing Company

This week we’re shining the spotlight on our friends at Smuttynose Brewing Company. Their famous Pumpkin Ale has arrived along with more Homunculus on draft and a replenishment of all your favorite year-round brews! If it’s been awhile since you poured yourself a glass of Smutty, there’s no better time than now to get reacquainted!

Founded in 1994, Smuttynose Brewing Company is named after a small island in the Isle of Shoals – a collection of islands off the coast of New Hampshire. The Smuttynose logo, the common harbor seal, is dedicated to the beautiful sea creatures that call these rocky islands home. The brewery is located in the picturesque coastal sea town of Portsmouth, New Hampshire where you’ll also stumble across their sister company, Portsmouth Brewery.

Later this year, the Smutty team will be moving their operations to a brand new state-of-the-art facility about ten miles south in Hampton, New Hampshire. This new location, dubbed Towle Farm, will be twice the size of their existing space with twice as many brewing vessels…which means more beer for us! A new brewhouse from Germany and a bottling line from Italy are on order and expected to arrive this September in order for brewing to begin in November. In addition to increased production space, their new digs will feature a new and improved tasting room and gift shop with a restaurant in the works for early 2014!

To learn more, watch this recent video clip of founder Peter Egleston talking with the North Hampton Patch! In addition, check out the Towle Farm website to see time-lapse videos of the new brewery during each point in the construction phase!

There’s no shortage of great things happening for team Smutty these days, so be sure to follow them on Facebook or Twitter for all the latest news and updates!!

Upcoming Smutty Events:

Thursday, July 25th
Smuttynose Event at Shakers in East Rutherford – 7pm
Featuring Luna Moth, Vunderbar Pils, Summer Weizen and more…

Saturday, July 27th
Pour-a-palooza at The Pour House in Westmont – 12-4pm
30 craft breweries in attendance including Smuttynose!

Saturday, September 28th
The Big Brew Beer Fest in Morristown
Save the Date!

Smutty brews in-stock NOW:

Pumpkin Ale
This amber-colored brew is brimming with spicy cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, freshly pureed pumpkin and for all you hop-heads out there..a good dosing of Cascade hops! Medium-bodied, crisp, refreshing and at only 5.8% abv, this pumpkin ale is the perfect go-to session brew for all those day-long fall festivals ahead.
Available in 6-packs, 12-packs, 1/2 and 1/6 kegs

Not ready for fall yet? We still have some Summer Weizen in stock in 6-packs, 1/2 and 1/6 kegs!

Homunculus
This hoppy Belgian-Style Golden Ale was previously part of the Short Batch Series under the name Gnome. If you’re a fan of LaChouffe, you’ll love this full-bodied and flavorful Smuttynose rendition.
Available in 22oz bottles and 1/6 kegs


Vunderbar Pils
92 points Ratebeer.com
Thirsty for something crisp and refreshing? Pour yourself a tall glass of this German-style Pilsner made with German malt and Czech Saaz hops! Bready and biscuity with a aromatic floral character! 5.2% abv
Available in 4-packs and 1/2 kegs

India Pale Ale
97 points Ratebeer.com
One of New England’s “finest” IPAs. Clocking in at 75 IBUs, this hopalicious brew is not for the faint of heart. Hopped with Magnum, Simcoe, Centennial, Santiam and dry-hopped with Amarillo. 6.9% abv
Available in 6-packs, 1/2 and 1/6 kegs

 

Shoals Pale Ale
89 points Ratebeer.com
This English-style Pale Ale is perfectly balanced with a a rich malty nose and a citrusy, hoppy bite. Perfect with pub grub! 5.6% abv
Available in 6-packs

Old Brown Dog
86 points Ratebeer.com
A classic American-style Brown Ale. Full-bodied and nutty with more hoppy bitterness than its English counterpart. 6.7% abv
Available in 6-packs, 1/2 and 1/6 kegs

 

Robust Porter
99 points Ratebeer.com
This roasty, toasty porter has a whole ‘lotta of coffee and bittersweet chocolate goodness going on, making it a great choice with dessert….and heck, anytime. 6.2% abv
Available in 6-packs

 

And for all the fickle-minded Smuttynose fans out there: Variety 12-Packs!
A fabulous assortment of Smutty brews including IPA, Pale, Old Brown Dog and a seasonal brew!

CHEERS!

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