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Brewhouse Brown - Fitger's Brewhouse

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Brewhouse Brown
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5 Ratings
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fitger's Brewhouse visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ZAP on 01-26-2009)
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therobot

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.4%

12-31-2011 16:11:01 | More by therobot
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Redrover

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer was served in a standard pint. It is a very light brown with copper highlights. The beer has a skim of a beige head.

It has an aroma of lightly roasted malts and caramel.

The beer leads with sweet toasted malts. It has a slightly bigger taste than the appearance would lead you to believe. The malts are balanced by some spice (pepper). The beer sweetens even more as it warms. The finish is dry.

The mouth is light and airy. Easy drinker but not one to session as Fitgers has much better options.

Serving type: on-tap

07-12-2010 01:57:53 | More by Redrover
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zeff80

Missouri

4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured a clear burgundy/brown color with a small, tan head of thick foam. It left sticky rings of lace on the pint glass.

S - It smelled nutty and of sweet breads. Touched of caramel and floral notes added to the nose.

T - It tasted of sweet caramel, biscuity malts and hazelnut. There was just enough hop bite to cut into the sweet brown ale flavor.

M - It was crisp and sharp with a dry bite. A light to medium-bodied ale.

D - This was quite good and is worth a try if you like a nutty English Brown.

Serving type: on-tap

12-31-2009 04:37:20 | More by zeff80
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tavernjef

Minnesota

4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

On cask at the brewpub: A mighty cast of deep opaque brown with the softest of smoothed over foam on top sitting nearly an inch high. Barely white but not quite tan in color the foam keeps its place the entire glass thru. Mega lacing tears at the glass with huge drippy sheets.

Aroma is soft and semi sweet of brown sugar, vanilla, and some nutty aspects as it tends to keep an overall allusive dryness or powdery puff of baked goods on the nose.

Smooth taster of simple yet subtle complexities to lots of creamy nuttyness with a slender and tamed sweetness with hints to roasted malts and whole grain toast. Being pulled from the cask has created a very enhanced creamy tone and lofty smoothness that lends itself to one heck of a quick drinker.

Body is soft, delicate, and quite creamy smooth within a somewhat lighter medium body. The loftyness among the light sweetness is airy but lengthy as the nutty flavors ensue thru the mid ranges and floats of with a tender roasty sweetness of fresh warm toast.

This stuff drinks down way too easy, especially from the cask. Major enjoyment and imbibing to be had with this one!

Serving type: cask

07-09-2009 14:14:45 | More by tavernjef
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ZAP

Minnesota

4.88/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is simply put an awesome brown ale with a lot of nutty characteristics...very easy drinking and very flavorful..the nuttiness dominates but there is also a sweet flavor that I am having a hard time pinpointing..some caramel and also some roasted malt notes....this is easy drinking and lighter bodied but just loaded with flavor...

I could drink this all day every day it is that good...

Serving type: growler

01-26-2009 03:37:23 | More by ZAP
Brewhouse Brown from Fitger's Brewhouse
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