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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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In the summer of 1858, Main Street in Kansas City was overrun by hogs. The city passed a "Hog Law" authorizing the city’s marshall to catch any of the porkers found roaming in the streets and throw them in a "Hog Pound". Hundreds of swine were apprehended and there owners had to pay fines for their release. A traditional English style Brown Ale, Hog Pound is a slightly sweet and mildly hopped with a smooth , pleasent flavor reminiscent of the Great Brown Ales from England.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
PD4Ever (109) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - APR 29, 2012
Pitcher poured into shaker at brewpub. Aroma: bread, chocolate, caramel, malt Appearance: clear pour and 1 finger of off-white head that dissipated quickly. light brown color. Taste: light sweet and very light bitter Palate: light body and thin texture. average carbonation. finish was slightly sweet and very short. Chocolate and nuttiness were very present. Overall: Pretty good beer from McCoys. Would have liked it to be a bit more hoppy but very solid beer. Would order again at the pub.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1369) - Missouri, USA - JAN 5, 2012
Tap - average size foamy head, dark amber color, roasty malt aroma and flavor

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
rockchalk2 (19) - Kansas, USA - SEP 12, 2011
Generic brown ale. Almost nothing to distinguish itself. It has some good flavors but too watery too recommend.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
high_on_hops (623) - Burlingame, California, USA - SEP 7, 2011
On tap. A foamy, off-white head and dark brown body. The flavor is light, with a light palate and nutty and slightly malty flavor. A very drinkable brown ale, but a little on the light side for me.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KapitiCritique (345) - Xincheng, Henan Province, CHINA - AUG 9, 2011
clear, dark brown with red highlights, good lacing, medium head, medium body, not much carbonation, coffee nose, yeasty finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3473) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 17, 2011
Sample at the brewpub. Comes a clear brown with a decent biege head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, caramel and hops. Taste is a nice balance of sweet and bitter. Very good.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8141) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2011
Sample at the brewpub. Pours an amber-brown color with a medium thin khaki head that recedes steadily. Small patches of lace on the glass. Aroma of brown sugar, toasted malt and mild hops. Medium body with a sweet roasted malt character and notes of light hops and nuts. The finish is roasty with a malty aftertaste. Pretty average overall.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (5825) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2011
Had on Draft @ McCoys Public House, KC .. . Pours a murky brown, light foam .. . basic brown malts, light sweetness .. . a nice balanced brown, good aroma . .. decent brew .. . well, Then I know a special little kitty that’s sleeping with mommy tonight.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
badlizard (5538) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAY 14, 2011
Light golden brown with a fizzy white head. Faint malty aroma and taste with soapy over tones.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (9108) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 19, 2011
On tap @ McCoys Westport KC. Amber brown appearance with a brownish head. Slightly nutty, sweet brown malty nose. Pretty generic nutty brown ale flavor.


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