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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Farmer Brown Ale aged in Mississippi River Distilling Bourbon Barrels

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (2100) - Missouri, USA - AUG 17, 2016
Tap - small foamy head, very dark Amber/brown color, sweet bourbon aroma and flavor, full malty backbone, a little flat finish, not bad overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GranvilleTim (1854) - Granville, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2016
Dark red-brown pour with a dark beige head. Aroma is slight bourbon and roasted malt. Taste is bourbon, oak and roasted malt. Tasty beer. The bourbon overpowers the brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21447) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Draft at GTMW 2015. Deep brown color, thin beige head. Aroma of vanilla, booze, cocoa. Taste has vanilla, whiskey, coffee. Sweet stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Draft at the brewpub, June 2014. I used to love the Templeton Rye BA version, so I was excited for this... but was disappointed. Okay brew, but meh. Dark brown pour with a small tan head, mild lacing. A wisp of barrel in the aroma, light bourbon, otherwise nutty, a bit of chocolate and roastiness. Mild barrel in the flavor, a touch harsh, nutty, doughy pale malts, caramel, a bit of chocolate, starting to lean towards a slight tart finish. Hopefully not infected. Eh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
cbfobes (2881) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2015
On tap at brewery, pours a very dark brown with a thin brown head, the aroma has a pretty good amount of roast and chocolate, the barrel isnít really there at all on the nose, the flavor has some roast and chocolate at first with a hint of bourbon in the finish, kind of had a sour tang to it as well that really threw me off, pass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (5447) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 24, 2014
16 ounce can. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of bourbon, malt, and chocolate. Taste is bourbon, malt, chocolate, vanilla, and some fruit. Interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
drywallman (359) - Lake in the Hills, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2014
From the 8 pack can assortment from Hy-Vee in Rock Island. Pours dark red/brown with a short lasting head (beige). Malt is caramel with a slightly sugary chocolate note balanced by an herbal hop mix. The 7% ABV is hidden well by this mix. Yeast influence is not real noticeable. I recommend this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CanIHave4Beers (4020) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Pours a very dark brown with a small head.

The aroma is roasty and vanilla forward with some light oak and chocolate notes.

The flavor is sweet, itís got some coconut and bourbon, itís roasty and had a bit of licorice about it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (5087) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Dark brown appearance with a lingering tan head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, oak, roasted malts, chocolate and caramel, Similar flavor, medium sweetness with a light fruity tang. Medium body, creamy and smooth. Complex and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (3062) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAR 23, 2014
A strange brew. Pours like a coke with a small head. The aroma has bourbon and some fruit. The fruit comes thru in the taste with a lot of bourbon and a bit of sourness.

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