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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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It’s back. And what should be in its final form. This is a 12bbl R&D run of what we believe to be the new Working Man’s Lunch. The biggest change: a shift from that tricky Weizen yeast to our house ale yeast, as well as some ingredient adjustments to bring out more chocolate notes. WML epitomizes LUNCH. It’s a snack beer. It’s not intended to be a decadent chocobomb. It’s a brown ale with some chocolate in it...an afternoon beer that you can have more than one of.

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4.2
jtd6628 (362) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Great beer. The flavors in this ale weakens the heart of any true southerner, it’s take me back home MoonPie taste is excellent!

3.7
DiarmaidBHK (5881) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Draft at brewery. It smells like a chocolate moon pie with this kind of grain y husky thing. Pours very dark with a thin brown head. Very dry chocolate notes on the tongue. Not getting much rc cola. Finishes clean.

3.6
Drake (14078) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 22, 2012
Served on draft at the brewery. Pours a clear dark brown color with a large creamy light brown head. Decent head retention. Aroma of chocolate, caramel and a fruity finish. The taste is chocolate, tart cherries, stone fruits and a slightly vegetal note. Medium bodied and very drinkable.

3.6
maxwelldeux (4433) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Pours very dark with a small head. Good level of smokiness to it, though it was poured a little warm for me.

3.6
hman43 (1771) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JAN 30, 2016
It pours dark brown with a light tan head. It has a sweet caramel aroma with nuttty elements, with chocolate and a some citrus hop elements as well. The citrus aromas are moderate in nature. The citrus flavors are prominent with the flavors of nuts. The are hints of caramel and chocolate flavors. The palate is bittersweet with some roast. I like the elements that are associated with this particular brew, but it resembles a cross between a black IPA and a brown ale more than brown ale.

3.6
Cybercat (6139) - Georgia, USA - JUN 5, 2016
Had as Working Man’s Nudge. Taps opaque chocolate brown with a nice light tan head. Weak aroma offers a bit of toasted malt. Flavor, happily, is much stronger, featuring roast malt, caramel, biscuit and subtle toffee notes. Firm body delivers good fizz. Let’s do lunch, nudge nudge!


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