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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Earning 91 points in 1997, our Thunder Hole Ale won first place and its second Gold Medal at the World Beer Championships in Chicago. Locally brewed Thunder Hole Ale scored higher than Pete's Wicked, Newcastle Brown, Sam Adams, as well as many other Brown Ales from Maine and around the world. Thunder Hole Ale came in first again in 2000 with a score of 92 points! This delicious full-bodied brown ale is described by judges as malty, balanced, smooth and complex. Thunder Hole Ale goes with everything!


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kubilai (111) - , Quebec, - JUL 8, 2011
Had a first touch of it at their FREE tasting session on Knox Rd, Bar Harbor, ME. Light brown color with a tiny white head. Malty smell combined with herbal/ leaves aroma. Sweet palate. No bitterness at all. Not bad but not a amazing one.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jtclockwork (10321) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown white head. Nose/taste of grape, oxidized fruit, dark fruit and cardboard caramel - medium body. Maybe the bottle was too old?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rjplumer (606) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - APR 20, 2015
Malty nut aroma. Brown body with a reddish hue. No head. Sweet thick malt spice taste. Leaves a roasted spice malt in the finish. Hints of a dark raisin.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ffaoe (307) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - FEB 8, 2015
slight malty aroma. brown/red in color with a huge foamy head that doesn’t dissipate. very rich malty, roastly, dark caramel malts, slight chocolate flavors. full body, finishes smooth.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
miyauchi38 (592) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 5, 2014
香りも味もう&# 苦味もない せっかく地元&

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernesto987 (4398) - Arizona, USA - JUL 28, 2014
draft, meh. this one was too sweet and one-dimensional. Wasn’t the biggest fan. Caramel adn sticky sweet with a thin body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GIJOE (773) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Pours dark brown with a reddish glow in the light. A foamy, beige head fades to a ring in a minute or two. Moderate lacing. Nose is malty with hints of cola. Taste is sweet, but the hop comes through nicely. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Nice brown ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Big bottle from Mike. Aroma of chocolate bar and malts. Pours brown and gritty with a nice medium white head. Taste is chocolate, malt, malt, and more malt. This is a deliciously frothy malt bomb of a brown ale. Really enjoyed this one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nuplastikk (4919) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 24, 2013
12oz bottle. Filtered ruby amber-copper color. Thin, soda-like head. The aroma is mildly nutty, with lot of caramel sweetness. Leaning into what I’d guess it amber malt a little too much..there are cherry vanilla tones that I don’t really want or expect from the style..but as I sip, it grows on me. It is balanced, with a nice spicy hop accent. Not really nailing it, but an enjoyable beer, sort of antiquated.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bbbeer (592) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Brown color with small tan head. Aroma of malt and grass. Medium body. Flavor dry malt, a little nutty, pleasant and not complex. Nothing particularly bad, or good to say, decently average overall.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reynolds314 (2728) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Kind of oddly sour and malty sweet without too much else going on. Another boring brown that doesnt do it for me.


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