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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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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
OldJack99 (114) - USA - DEC 8, 2002
a very very tasty ale


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kevinator (849) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Average brown ale at best. Aromas were a faint roasted malt. Brown color that appeared light. Palate was somewhat watery with a little smoothness and average carbonation. Flavors of roasted malts and some earth-like grains. I didn’t detect the normal nuttiness. Hops were mild. Drinkable and light.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jrodooo5 (925) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Too thin & watery for a brown! Not much complexion or taste. I’m not a fan! Watery pour & weak aroma. Ehh, disappointing!

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kidmartinek (3513) - austin, Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Clear toffee color. White ring head. Weak malty aroma. Thin body. Light nutty and malty flavor. Stronger toffee finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cavie (3748) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Tap. Pours a clear, amber red color. Aroma is roasty, malty. Flavor is dry, roasty, nutty and grainy. Good finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GT2 (8184) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Tap at the KC location brewpub. Clear amber to cola pour. Medium white foam. Sweet cherry juice box nose after a big vegetal / DMS whiff typical of their house beers. Taste is not so bad, mild hop and sweet cherry juice, clean cherry and berries in finish. Not bad. Suddy, peroxide mouthfeel. Probably their best beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4427) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Pours a hazy brownish amber with a smaller creamy off white head. Aroma of toasted malt, nuts and citrusy hops. Flavor of toasted malt, caramel, nuts and hints of pine.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryanfolty (1829) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - FEB 27, 2013
February 27, 2013 - on tap at Foundry. Clear brown pour with limited head and spotty lacing. Aroma and taste were malty and mild hops. Maybe some nutty aroma and flavor as it warmed.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (1985) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 16, 2012
On tap at McCoys. Pours a medium brown with white head. Nutty, roasty, malty, toffee flavors. Nice nutty brown.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jandd1983 (2470) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - AUG 13, 2012
It poured a medium brown color with a tiny off-white head. The aroma was of light toffee with some chocolate and maple. The taste was toffee with a hint of iced tea and had a light body with some woody character. Not my favorite.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Draft at the source. Clear brown color, small white head. Aroma of nuts and subtle toast. Nuts are more prominent in the taste, with a bit of caramel.


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