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Cottonwood Low Down Brown Ale - Foothills Brewing Company

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Cottonwood Low Down Brown AleCottonwood Low Down Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

50 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 11.97%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dbrauneis on 03-29-2013)
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dbrauneis

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3.73/5  rDev +6.3%

Served on-tap at Foothills Brewing in Winston-Salem, NC.

A: Pours a clear though almost opaque deep reddish brown in color with light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation and significant garnet red highlights. The beer has a finger tall beige head that slowly reduce to a couple of smal thin patches with a very thin film covering the majority of the remainder of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of light fruit malty sweetness with apple and pear standing out along with some earthy hops and just a touch of nuts.

T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of toasted malts with some light fruit sweetness, specifically red delicious apple stands out. Following the malts there are some light hints of nuts and brown sugar. Finally, there is a moderate amount of earthy hops in the finish that lend a light lingering bitterness.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin but nothing like it was before the Foothills reformulation.

O: Enjoyable but not anything I would go out of my way to find - relatively easy to drink and close to being sessionable. Much better than the previous incarnation, I'm glad the recipe was tweaked as it improved the beer significantly.

03-29-2013 01:56:01 | More by dbrauneis
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3.79/5  rDev +8%

A - brown with red edges; thin, soft, off white, brownish head

S - caramel, piny hops, faint coffee

T - nutty, caramel, piny hops, some roasted malts

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

This is a solid brown ale. It's very traditional but with a bolder than expected hop character. It's not very robust, but it is refreshing and easily drinkable. A nice offering from Foothills.

04-19-2013 23:21:15 | More by tdm168
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Cottonwood Low Down Brown Ale from Foothills Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.