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RATINGS: 385   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 81   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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Bear Republic ⁄ Fat Head’s ⁄ Stone TBA Stats: 7.1% abv, 81 IBUs Availability: Limited 12oz bottles & draft, beginning February 27th Distribution: AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, MA, NC, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, VT, WA Malts: Pale 2–Row, Crystal 60, Toasted Wheat, Victory, and Chocolate Malt Hops: Bravo, Brewer’s Gold, Cascade, and Columbus Brewers:


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TChrome (1447) - Bedford, Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2012
This is a nice beer. I would like to drink more. Beer pours cloudy amber color with massive off white colored head that is totally retained. Aromas of caramel, citrus and earth. Taste is sweet and bitter. This is as good as brown ale gets.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pushkinwow (2273) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle from 2012, thanks Lubiere. Cloudy dark amber with a tan head. Nice resiny hop aroma with molasses, brown sugar, slightly dank, toffee, moderate body and light carbonation, enjoyable although definitely past its prime.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GRM (3338) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 1, 2015
Brown bottle, 12 ounces, with and at Luc Bourbonnière’s, savoured on January 18 2015; nose: light basement, caramel, basement, resinous hops, pine; mouth: light basement, caramel, basement, resinous hops, pine, finale in caramel with good presence of hops, medium-full body, average carbonation, mildly bitter, slightly harsh texture; overall: correct FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 12 onces, de et chez Luc Bourbonnière, savourée le 18 janvier 2015; nez : léger cave, caramel, cave, houblon résineux, pin; bouche : léger cave, caramel, cave, houblon résineux, pin, finale en caramel avec bonne présence de houblon, corps moyen-corsé, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement amère, texture légèrement râpeuse; en résumé : correct

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11237) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2015
2012 vintage. A clear copper brown ale with a thin light mocha head. In aroma, sweet fruity caramel malt with catnip floral hops, resinous character, brown sugar, very nice. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity caramel malt with nice resinous floral hops, treacle, very nice for a two year old Bottle.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5090) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 7, 2015
On tap at Fat Heads 7.2%. 60 IBU. Big brown ale. Rich caramel and chocolate tones, with a pleasant hop balance. Fresh. Lots of depth, solid for the style. Lighter side of full bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (1242) - California, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Pours a burnt copper color with a khaki head. Malt, toffee, hop, citrus, pine and biscuit aroma. Hop, citrus, pine, floral, caramel, toffee, biscuit and malt flavors. medium body and carbonation with a biscuit, hop and malt finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (2062) - - NOV 28, 2014
Draft. Dark brown with a big off white head. Shockingly hoppy. Lots of pine and citrus. Not what I was expecting from a brown ale but very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (14404) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2014
Bottle at home in Salisbury, CT. Pours clear, amber-brown with a big, tan foam head. Maple crunch granola on the nose, some toasted cereals, pine, orange. Light to medium sweet flavor with rich toasted brown bread, mild figs, earth, faint alcohol, grapes, ripe citrus. Medium bodied with fine to average, almost lively carbonation. Lightly warming to finish with mild sticky toasted pine, bread, light baking cocoa, a bite more ripe citrus. Well balanced and nicely nuanced.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (7278) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"I thought I poured it warm enough...the first sip was ok...but every sip from there to the eng just kept getting better. Pretty agrees overly hoppy...lots o pine. A medium roasted malty brown ale with just enough brown sugar and molasses to notice, both of which were very nice touches in this unique tasting and smelling brew. "

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
USA_MasterHop (17) - Colorado, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Pours dark brown with a brown top. Aroma is balanced; sweet caramel and herbal with a touch of citrus. sweet maltiness flavour and nice hopiness. Good beer

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Been wondering about this one. Pours more brown than black ;) some tan foam sticks around and etching lace remains for a bit. Nice ruby hue around the fringe. Assertive, west coast on PNW resiny hop profile up front in the nose. There are hints of brown sugar in the nose, but mostly dank ass hops. Bitter with a good solid medicinal character on the flavor. There is a certain amount of vinyl in this one for me - really odd. The molasses seems to have been quite well fermented into sharp alcohol. There is also a bitter metallic flavor. The mouthfeel is full and highly cabonated with an excessively dry finish. I’m not impressed with this one. Serving type: bottle 07-24-2012


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