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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Unmistakably malty, Possum Trot draws its inspiration from the classic brown ales of England. This unique style, given Kansas City's original nickname, combines a variety of barley to produce a toasty, nutty malt flavor with a slight hop bitterness in the finish for balance. Gold Medal Winner at the 1997 Great American Beer Festival. Bronze Medal Winner at the 1998 International World Beer Cup.

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3.2
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 22, 2002
Brown red with nice creamy off-white head. Sweet caramel aroma. Fairly sweet, moderately caramel. Very smooth, easy-drinking ale. Nice beer for what it is.

3.2
Dogbrick (13777) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 8, 2008
Sample at the brewpub. Pours dark brown with a medium and foamy light tan head that has decent retention. Patches of lace on the glass. Light hazelnut and malt aroma. Medium, smooth body with a nutty character. Light floral hops and malt are present as well. The finish is smooth and nutty with touches of chocolate in the aftertaste. Slightly above average all around.

3.3
deyholla (12276) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 12, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear with a tab head that lasts throughout the beer and laces. Aroma has a slight nuttiness with sweet dark grains and bread backing. Flavor is similar with a bread and nuts with a sweet grain backing.

3.4
kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 2, 2009

Name: Brown
Date: February 25, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: opaque dark brown, fine beige head, scattered drippy lace
Aroma: sweet nutty chocolate aroma, dark caramel sweetness does an excellent job pulling out the chocolate character
Body: body is a bit watery
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, nice nutty character, hint of roasted, mostly dry with just a touch of caramel sweetness, light earthyness, light bitter finish
Overall: flavor can’t live up to the lofty promises made by the aroma
Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

2.7
cubs (10714) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 19, 2011
On tap @ 75th Street. Dark red/brown appearance with a creamy light tan head. Roasty, nutty brown malty nose. Slightly low carbonated mouthfeel. Roasty, nutty flavor with some bittering hops on the finish.

3.5
3fourths (9358) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2004
Deep burgundy and brown color. Dark tan head... sweet plum and grapes with a caramel malt hint in the nose. Sweet and sticky, with plums, cherries and sweet sugar flavors, not bad for the style at all.

2.5
drfabulous (8585) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JAN 19, 2009
Pretty undrinkable. Was this a brown? It tasted like the stout. Milky and little flavor. Not much to like here. On tap at brewpub.

2.8
SudsMcDuff (8494) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Draft at the brewpub .. . KC! . Pours a dark tan, light foam .. . some maple and molasses .. . thin .. . made with possums?? .. . a decent brown but straight brewpub style .. . . The only monster here is the gambling monster that has enslaved your mother! I call him Gamblor, and it’s time to snatch your mother from his neon claws!

3.1
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2009
GABF 2009, darker brown pour, roasty with somewhat tart sweetness. Lighter bodied with some bitterness. Pretty sure this won a medal here.

3.1
RobertDale (6853) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - DEC 31, 2011
On tap at brewpub. Comes dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel and a bit of chocolate. Taste is sweet malt, caramel, nuts, and some hops. Mild bitterness. Nice.


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