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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Our tribute to the Southern tradition of an RC Cola and a MoonPie. We brew Working Manís Lunch beer with biscuity malts, vanilla, and chocolate nibs from Raleighís own Escazu Artisan Chocolates. We then get a little zany and brew with a German Weizen (Weihenstephan) yeast strain to lighten the beer up and impart estery banana and clove notes. The dark beer for íround the year!
Availability: year-round, 22oz bombers at our tavern and select markets, including the Durham Farmerís Market. 5.7% ABV.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (4131) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Pours very dark with a small head. Good level of smokiness to it, though it was poured a little warm for me.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 22, 2012
Served on draft at the brewery. Pours a clear dark brown color with a large creamy light brown head. Decent head retention. Aroma of chocolate, caramel and a fruity finish. The taste is chocolate, tart cherries, stone fruits and a slightly vegetal note. Medium bodied and very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (4307) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - NOV 21, 2011
Draught @ Aliviaís. Sits garnet brown in the glass with ruby edges and one finger of sandstone tan head. Nose shows a light roasty character with notes of toasted grain and chocolate. Some fruity esters coming through and a hint of diacetyl. Flavor is well represented by the aroma in that you taste everything you smell and vice versa. Toasty with notes of semis-sweet bakers chocolate and herbal hops. Is the alcohol correctly listed here? Didnít seem like 6% and it does say low alcohol

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerme31 (543) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - NOV 12, 2011
draft. Pours brown with medium thin tan head. Chocolate and dark fruit aroma. Flavor is quite sweet, tastes like soda with chocolate thrown in. Medium light body and thin texture, soft carbonation, and abrupt finish. Goes down like flat soda. Interesting overall, not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3682) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Draft at brewery. It smells like a chocolate moon pie with this kind of grain y husky thing. Pours very dark with a thin brown head. Very dry chocolate notes on the tongue. Not getting much rc cola. Finishes clean.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jtd6628 (357) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Great beer. The flavors in this ale weakens the heart of any true southerner, itís take me back home MoonPie taste is excellent!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2011
Thanks to bmanning for opening this growler to start off a recent tasting. Served in a snifter. Pours near black with a short tan head that leaves behind a tad bit of lacing and has a nice tan collar throughout the brew. The nose is pretty nice with a bit of roast and chocolate plus some mild German yeast characteristics. A bit of banana in there, though not really any clove. They certainly hit their description, though Iím not sure how well it works. The flavor is fairly roasty, though it is pretty light as well. Faint dark chocolate notes throughout as well as a lingering yeast presence. The body is medium with moderate carbonation. Overall, this is pretty good. Certainly unique. Serving type: growler Reviewed on: 01-16-2011

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldGrowth (2868) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - JAN 29, 2011
Old note, @ Tylers Apex. Good aroma, sweet, roasty, cola, chocolate. Dark orangy brown color, pinhead and lace. Bitter sweet flavor. Medium body, smooth mouthfeel, bitter dry finish. Tasty, easy to drink, definitely got the cola and moon pie notes, fun brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TURDFERGUSON (4010) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 17, 2011
Draught at Sandwhich. Pours like RC Cola with just a tad more body. Kind of a light bodied brown ale, easy drinking. Chocolate husks are present but not overwhelming. Lacking any sort of direction or complexity. An easy sipper which I guess fits the name if you have some work you gotta get done in the afternoon.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chandler0201 (649) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 24, 2010
Dark brown pour with tan head and some lacing. Aroma of chocolate and some malt, flavor is very watery and thin. Definitely donít get the moon pie flavors at all.


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