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Brewed by Garrison Brewing Company
Style: Brown Ale
Halifax, Canada

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Like the rich, dark brews of South England this traditional ale draws on specialty malts such as Roast Barley and Chocolate. Barrack St. Brown is a deliciously flavourful dark beer like those popular in early Nova Scotia.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hockeybeerguy (1859) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a mug. Thanks Fred. The appearance was a fairly good dark brown color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute leaving a light lacing trickling along the glass. The smell had a nice roasty to sweet blend of nuttiness to caramel malts. The taste was a roasty sweet rolling nuttiness with a light caramel and toffee blend. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability. It seemed extremely well carbonated for the style as it came across fairly smooth. Overall, hey...uh, nice brown ale I’d have again.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
monk191 (874) - California, USA - JUL 24, 2014
A simple but decent nut brown. Pours a deep brown with a light white head. Smells of nuts with a bit of caramel and vanilla. Taste is nutty all around, with a bit of vanilla. A nice relaxing drink, but forgettable. Had on tap at Mug and Anchor in Mahone Bay.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RumRunner101 (764) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 23, 2014
Deep chestnut pour. Aroma is honey toast, almonds. Smooth, easy drinking. Some toffee, almonds, brown bread in the flavour. Some sweetness throughout. Alright.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewGoblin (282) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
This is a tasty lil’ Brown this is! Garrison is one of the premier breweries around the Canadian Maritimes and this brew is one of their flagship suds. It pours a dark maple syrup colour with a fizzy tan head than gets the hell outta Dodge awful quick. Maple, walnuts, roasty malts and basement waft up to tantalize the nostrils. It’s got an enjoyable sweetness to it kept in check by a dry and bitter finish. I wish the body was a bit fuller but it does have a nicely carbonated, slightly oily feel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vadie (665) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
Un couleur rouge-marron avec une petite mousse beige. L’arôme du malt un peu sucré. Léger, même doux, en bouche avec du malt et très peu amertume.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hidden_Pooch (286) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle. Never much of Brownmen, but here we go. Taste of caramel, toffee, and toasted nuts, with some hints of chocolate in their. Has a nice medium body to her with not too much bitterness. All and all a middle of the road brown ale.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
darrennelson12 (358) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 6, 2014
On tap at Garrison; quite nice ... medium bodied, somewhat nutty but smooth easy drinking brown ale .. I would buy this again

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AgentAle (630) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 3, 2014
Aroma : roasty and smoky aroma with some nut notes Taste: rich maltiness at back of tongue paired with some nice subtle bitterness. Lasting smokiness at end Appearance :clear and dark amber body with a creamy head with good retention

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GRM (2961) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
Brown bottle, 341 ml, with Louise and Luc Bourbonnière, savoured on September 27 2013; eye: mahogany, no effervescence, no head, no lacing; nose: lightly roasted barley, chocolate, light cocoa, light nutty; mouth: lightly roasted barley, chocolate, light cocoa, light nutty, finale in chocolate with presence of cocoa, below-average carbonation, lightly sweet, thin; overall: disappointing FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 341 ml, avec Louise and Luc Bourbonnière, savourée le 27 septembre 2013; œil : acajou, pas d’effervescence, pas de mousse, pas de dentelle; nez : orge légèrement torréfiée, chocolat, léger cacao, léger noisette; bouche : orge légèrement torréfiée, chocolat, léger cacao, léger noisette, finale en chocolat avec présence de cacao, carbonatation sous la moyenne, légèrement sucrée, mince; en résumé : décevant

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Masterkush7 (504) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 2, 2014
Pours a nice clear brown colour with big off white head that quickly dissolves into a tiny little ring. Aroma is malty, sweet, caramel, chocolate, nutty, and getting a bit of toast. Flavour is malty, caramel, chocolate, toast, mild-medium bitterness. a decent brew.


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