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Bull & Bush Big Ben Brown Ale

Bull & Bush Big Ben Brown Ale
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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Experiment_Ale (1033) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2014
At Bull & Bush with Stephen. Pours murky brown bronze. Aroma is light caramel. Taste is bitter, caramel, thin cardboard flavor, watery.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (2291) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Brown and clear with a light tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, bread and earthy hops. Similar flavor, mild sweetness and light bitterness. Medium body with a rich, malty finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (11085) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 9, 2013
On tap @ Bull & Bush. Dark brown pour with a tan head. Water, fruity esters, and dirt on the nose. Some sweet toast, bread, and a bit of toffee. Flavor is just kind of bland, but okay. Toffee, bread, and toast. Dirt/earth, fruity esters, and water. Bland, but at least it’s not offensive.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
drjay44 (2672) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Draft. Pours a thin off white head, with minimal lacing, over a clear brown (SRM 25) body......nose is light toffee.caramel, light cocoa, chocolate.....taste is cocoa, chocolate, nuttiness, slight toffee/caramel, finishing with a light bitterness......mouth feel light of medium, slightly astringent, carbonation low. This is a mild take on a Northern English Brown Ale. It is, overall, rather simple in its construction with minimal complexity, but it does fall into the style. BJCP 7/3/12/4/7

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DYCSoccer17 (3329) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Pint on tap at Euclid Hall in Denver. Sweet chocolate notes in the aroma with some moderate roast. Lightly metallic. Transparent dark amber-brown body with a medium, fizzy khaki-beige head. Starts with sugary chocolate maltiness. Becomes a little toasted in the middle. Finishes with more sweetness. Pretty good and flavorful. A bit sugary and sweet, though.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steve_0 (2757) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 26, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pour is clear brown with a slight red tint and a creamy tan head. Nutty and malty aroma, vanilla, graham crackers, grass, light maple syrup, and brown sugar. Taste is somewhat bland, nutty, malty, bready, and grassy with a light bitter finish. Medium body with soft carbonation. Ok Brown.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gnoff (7934) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2012
Draught at Falling Rock on October 12, 2012
Clear dark brown color, tan head. Sweet, malty, caramel taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium high dry bitterness. Sweet malty scent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DiarmaidBHK (3466) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Draft at brewpub. Pours brown with a thin brown head. Slight caramel note on the nose. A bit of malty goodness on the tongue with a hint of nuttiness. Clean finish. Hoping this would be stronger.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevd193213 (877) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - AUG 4, 2012
Draught. Dark brown pour with a medium tan head. Aroma of caramel and grain. Thin mouthfeel with an even smooth finish. A little boring but not too bad.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (3603) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Tap. Pours clear brown with thin, creamy beige head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is caramel and cookie malt, floral hops, dates, apples, and faint cloves. Flavor is sweet malt forward with some supporting hops and light fruit esters; semi-sweet finish. Medium body, low carbonation, and low warmth.


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