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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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The “Back Forty” is property commonly found on the outskirts of the Wisconsin family farm. Here uncultivated acres wait prime for adventure- forts, tree houses, rope swings and first kisses! A place to run away, to camp, to climb, to build, to play. Not actually home but not too far away. That’s the Back Forty. The beer you hold is similar both dark and adventurous still smooth and familiar. Here’s a beer you can enjoy without pretense or explanation. Every mind requires some acres of possibility, space for dreams, the great escape, everyone needs a Back Forty.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (7314) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle. Cherry, toffee malt and astringent aroma. Copper with nice head. Sweet toffee malt flavor. Mild astringent finish. Pretty good but not much malt flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frozer (111) - Illinois, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Light roasted malt aroma. Medium body with a toasted nut taste. Bold dry finish. Good carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nero55 (651) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle. Clear brown with thin off white head. Aroma of malt, light caramel, and some sweetness. Light/thin body, raw and toasted malt, and some sweetness. Very drinkable.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FestDecBeet (98) - - JUL 13, 2014
Look: pours a light brown. Maybe a deep ruby. Pours clear with a white head that fades quickly. No lacing on the rim. Smell: very sweet malty aroma. Banana. Taste: heavy malt. Bready flavor. Slight bitterness on the back. Feel: almost feels like a soda. Heavy carbonation. Foams every time you tilt the glass back and forth. Overall: not my style of beer. But ok. Nothing wrong with it just not my style. First drank: home 7/13/14

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewHaMeister (155) - - JUL 4, 2014
12oz bottle pours a dark red copper. Aroma is delicious as expected as well as flavor. Drink delicious!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
joshwoodward (561) - - JUN 30, 2014
Had a bottle. Solid but nothing exceptional. Light, refreshing, very tasty dinner.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3441) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle: Cola brown with a whipped beige head. Caramel, banana aroma. Flavour is slightly nutty, soft banana... A little chocolate and a bit of salt. Very rich and satisfying.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miyauchi38 (168) - chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2014
bock 黒よりはくせ&

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JMerritt (1770) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Bottled. Browned maroon with a small white ring of a head. Caramel nose atop moderate toasted grains and over ripened banana. Lightly sweet flavor that grows slightly in sweetness. Some quick metallic notes between flavors of sweet straw and old bread. A bit bland for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (4788) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Pours a lightly hazy ruby - nose of esters (baked banana), dark breads, roasted nuts - creamy texture, medium body, soft carbonation - rich toasty maltiness - somewhat dry and toasty, but with some toffee sweetness to it - light bitterness, hazelnut - mild over ripe banana - light spiciness - a touch of huskiness, but it’s very mild - fairly enjoyable bock - nice malt richness to it.


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