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75th Street Possum Trot Brown Ale

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Unmistakably malty, Possum Trot draws its inspiration from the classic brown ales of England. This unique style, given Kansas City's original nickname, combines a variety of barley to produce a toasty, nutty malt flavor with a slight hop bitterness in the finish for balance. Gold Medal Winner at the 1997 Great American Beer Festival. Bronze Medal Winner at the 1998 International World Beer Cup.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kevinator (873) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Drinkable but not too exiting. The beers here are average and in an ever-growing industry the beers need to be exceptional and unique. This is a safe beer. Mild roasted aromas. Dark brown color almost like a Porter. Thin and watery palate. Flavors are roasted and nutty with some chocolate character. Average at best.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
alicenmae (8) - - APR 27, 2014 does not count
Enjoyed the first pour off a new keg. It was creamy and very hazy. Hints of caramel or toffee, but no sweetness. Amazing beer!

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidmartinek (3560) - austin, Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Very dark brown color. Copious foam head. Light malt aroma. Medium molasses, nutty malt flavor. Smooth body. Nutty finish. Somewhat lighter on the palate that the maltiest of browns. Light, soapy lace. Well made, balanced and easy. The body is somewhat thin as browns go.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6514) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 12, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear with a tab head that lasts throughout the beer and laces. Aroma has a slight nuttiness with sweet dark grains and bread backing. Flavor is similar with a bread and nuts with a sweet grain backing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
freeofthoughts (647) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Tap pours a dark reddish brown with cream colored head. Nice earthy barley aroma with light chocolate roasted notes. The flavor is rich with a nice roasted grain profile while being light and very approachable. A good bit of nuttiness with light bittersweet chocolate, some dark fruits, a funky cherry rhubarb, and a solid bit of drying earthy lightly herbal hops round it. The hops are nice not over their bounds for style but stretching the norm. Nice sparkling carbonation brightens the sense near creamy brew. Would like to try on nitro.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (3754) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Tap. Pours a dark ruby red color. Tan colored head. Aroma is malty, chocolatey and gentle roast. Flavor is roasty, perhaps a bit nutty, malty. Dry finish but not too bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
coolpop (1395) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Draft at brewpub. Poured brown with a medium-sized, creamy tan head. Aroma was malty, light roast, slightly resinous hops. Flavor was moderately malty, some nuttiness, faint chocolate. Mouthfeel was thin, a bit astringent, sort of fizzy. So-so brown ale.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
gregwilsonstl (1031) - Missouri, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Dark brown. a lot of lacing. Nutty. Sweet and malty. Good brown ale...but not memorable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2005) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Pours a deep brown color with white head. Roasted, nutty, malty, toffee flavors. Pretty good brown, my favorite beer of their main beers.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3345) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - DEC 31, 2011
On tap at brewpub. Comes dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel and a bit of chocolate. Taste is sweet malt, caramel, nuts, and some hops. Mild bitterness. Nice.


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