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Brewed by Garrison Brewing Company
Style: Brown Ale
Halifax, Canada

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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Like the rich, dark brews of South England this traditional ale draws on specialty malts such as Roast Barley and Chocolate. Barrack St. Brown is a deliciously flavourful dark beer like those popular in early Nova Scotia.

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BreWedge (558) - goose bay, Newfoundland, CANADA - SEP 7, 2017
On tap @ Redwoods Halifax. Pours a clear dark brown with a small beige head. Aromas is earthy like damp leaves. Taste is dry and somewhat bitter reminiscent of a walnut. Thin body, somewhat watery with moderate carbonation and a lingering dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.1
Quick3Beers (1424) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 24, 2017
Pours a clear brown from a bottle. Nutty brown sugar aroma. Bitter nutty taste. Good beer.

3.3
bulldogops (2907) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 27, 2017
Rating #2367 - 2016.03.09 - Bottle from mix6 @beerblast. Dark brown pour with a weak bubbly tan foam that disappears quickly. Aroma is strong roasty coffee, cocoa, hint of nutty sweetness. Taste is hint of nutty sweetness, dominant roasty (coffee earth), light bitterness. Good.

3.4
RobertDale (6856) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 17, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Comes a clear reddish brown with an average beige head. Aroma of malt and fruit. Taste is malt, fruit, nuts, and a touch of chocolate. Pretty good.

3.6
decaturstevo (6343) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 16, 2016
Mahogany pour with creamy off white head. Aroma is nutty, chocolate and floral. Flavor is sweet caramel malt, nutty with a touch of chocolate. Medium bodied with good carbonation. solid brown ale

3.4
deyholla (12289) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 4, 2016
Sampled from the tap at the brewery. Pours a clear brown with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of dark grain and bread with light roast and nuttiness supporting. Flavor has bread and nuttiness throughout with a light roast supporting.

3.5
ryanfolty (2604) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - SEP 12, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2016 September 12, 2016 - on tap at Maxwells Plum. Brown pour with some head and lacing. Aroma and taste that were sweet, nutty and mild bitterness.

3.5
Tranquillity (2508) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 7, 2016
Draft at the brewery. Brown body, small beige head. The aroma is nutty with a bunt of chocolate. The taste is fulfilling and very juicy. Nice!

3
thengling (48) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - AUG 14, 2016
341 ml bottle. Clear dark brown pour, brown highlights. Bottle gushed over (as did next one!). Inch thick pillowy tan head rapidly diminishing to persistent ring. Aroma is of sweet treacle, fresh-fallen leaves, fresh bread. Taste is of cola, racinette, followed by a strange mineral water bitterness (not hops). A bit odd as a beer, but labelled as a hard (dry) root beer this might have rated higher!

3.5
chinchill (5318) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 5, 2016
341 ml bottle purchased at the brewery in Halifax and consumed the same day. Pours a nearly opaque, dark brown with a good tan head and decent lacing. Malty aroma of moderate strength for style with some subtle complexity. Flavor: more average but still caries a little complexity and a very good sweet-bitter balance. Good, medium carbonation; medium bodied.


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