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Pressure Drop Stokey Brown

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Brewed by Pressure Drop
Style: Brown Ale
Hackney, England

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, keg & bottle conditioned; Regular.
ABV may vary slightly. Originally 5.2%. Has also been seen at 4.9% & 5.0%.

A brewhouse favourite, this beer was brewed for the first time in our tiny pilot premises in Stoke Newington, hence the name. Brown ale is making a welcome comeback and this is our take on the style. A juicy but light malt backbone gives plenty of support to the generous hops. We love drinking this one.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewtalita (222) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 11, 2016
Deep red/brownish hue. Small beige head. Aroma not very prominenit - mainly citrus fruit and nuts. Palate medium, quite high carbonation - which I do not consider very wise in this style. Taste caramel, spruce needles, lemon zest. Definitely not what I expected - rather a session hoppy beer with nice brown color than brown ale per se.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SputnikMonroe3 (1) - London, - APR 27, 2016 does not count
Aroma - bread, hay, caramel Appearance - brown, hazy, cloudy, Taste - medium bitterness, lightly sour, light sweetness

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (17301) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle shared with Chris and Ruth in London. Clear amber/deep copper beer with a rich offwhite/beige head. Chocolate aroma, dark bread, caramel, fruity notes, citrus notes, some cocoa. Roasted chocolate flavor, perfume notes, grassy, caramel, cocoa powder, vanilla notes. Decent enough brown ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (6274) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark brown pour with a creamy light tan head, aroma has some pine and chocolate, taste has roast malt, some piney hop, dark chocolate, ok.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (7670) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 30, 2015
Bottle from Beermerchants. Pours unclear dark brown witha big fluffy beige head.Aroma is nutty malty with coffee notes. Taste is light sweet with only the weakest bitterness at finish, leading to a weak dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorgeLee (1694) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2015
Bottle from Oddbins West Hampstead. Poured a rather dismal murky brown. Tasted good though, some nice toasty roasty bittersweet malts and juicy citrus crafty hop. Decent finish. Not bad.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ysok02 (841) - MOns, BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2015
Robe brune, reflets ambrés, très belle mousse. Nez puissant entre malt, caramel, café, fourrure et houblon. Bouche à l’attaque ronde sur le malt et le café, belle tension et finale amère sur de beaux houblons, une très belle bière équilibrée. Une bière de fin de soirée.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nofearhatmatt (48) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2015
Wow! This is an excellent brown ale, very light, went really well with a GBK blazing sombrero. In other words, it has versatility.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4348) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle from Oddbins London Bridge. Deep brown with a mild hoppy black roasty nose. Medium bodied with a zesty mouthfeel. The taste is slightly acrid black patent malts and roastedness. Alright but I was expecting more. 3.3

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
DSG (11399) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 10, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at troubles’s place. Thanks troubles. Cloudy dark amber to brown with a beige head. Aroma of yeast, sourish fruity infection, a bit of vegetables, nutty notes, and hoppy hints. Sourish flavor, yeasty, fruity, with sweetish malt, and an unpleasant bitterish finish. Medium-bodied. Spoiled.


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