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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Our American brown ale has a light brown to deep copper color sporting a medium body with a dry, but slightly sweet maltiness from generous additions of chocolate & brown malted barley and dark malted wheat. Very little hop character is evident to permit the more nutty malt flavors to stand out.. 5.8% abv OG 1.060 IBU:20


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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
josarah (111) - Hinesburg, Vermont, USA - FEB 9, 2009
Draft at brewpub. Off white head, almost a maple aroma, clear brown color. Sweet malty flavor with a slight hop finish. not a bad session ale.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamJackson (2386) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Dark in the glass. Not pitch black. Small roasty nose. Silky mouthfeel. Taste is slightly chalky. Some chocolate peppercorn and candy corn.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hbmason (1087) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JAN 2, 2012
On draft at the brewery. Amberish color with a light head. Chocolate, caramel and grain. Light hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (5956) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 26, 2011
In short: A creamy, nutty and refreshing session brown ale. A superior example of this simple style
How: Tap at brewpub
The look: Clear light bronze body topped by a small beige head
In long: Nose of freshly roasted cashews and freshly baked whole-wheat bread. Mouthfeel is round and creamy, soft bread crust, walnuts, a bit of caramel, some notes of refreshing fruit salad and a light tartnesss. Straightforward beer but nonetheless a very good example of this simple style, nothing super-exiting but I could drink pints and pints of this basic beer. Nice one, a tad underrated. Bobcat is located in the heart of Bristol, so Bobcat named a beer after the downtown part of Bristol, the whole 500 square feet of it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6511) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 13, 2011
Sampled from the tap at the brewpub. Poured a clear amber brown with an off-white head that dissipated to the edges. Aroma was full of dark grains and bread with a hint of bitter chocolate. Flavor had a slight chocolate note with growing dark grain and bread notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2009
on tap-pours a light tan head and deep red color. Aroma is peat, medium malt-cocoa. Taste is peat/roasty, medium malt-cocoa, nutty, some hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VTHopHead (1511) - Barre, Vermont, USA - NOV 29, 2009
Draft at the brewpub - Poured a clear dark brown in color with a small light tan head. Aroma was medium of roasted malts with a medium hopiness. Flavor followed the same. Finish is malty (roasted) with a small amount of hop bitterness. While I would not consider highly rated, this beer is very drinkable... a good one to repeat in future visits.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (5652) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 29, 2009
En fût. Verre de dégustation directement à la brasserie. Arôme: Odeur de céréales avec une pointe de chocolat au caramel. Apparence: La couleur est brune. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de caramel avec une pointe de noix. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #2531)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9788) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 21, 2009
A deep reddish brown ale with a thin light moka head. A pleasant pungent chocolate, sweet and light vanilla aroma. In mouth, a good nuttiness permeated the malt, with light chocolate notes. Medium bodied. On tap at brewpub, Dec. 27 2008.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GonZoBeeR (2906) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 14, 2007
Aroma:light nutty-caramel aroma... Appearance:Clear brown,good head... Flavor:Good caramel flavor,nutty and good bitterness...


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