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Bonfire Brown - Saugatuck Brewing Company

Bonfire BrownBonfire Brown

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BA SCORE
82
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57 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 11.39%


Brewed by:
Saugatuck Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 10-03-2012)
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Reviews by SportsandJorts:
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SportsandJorts

Michigan

3.54/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: a nice brown color. a touch hazy. a bit of a tan head that fades away

Smell: toasty malts, maybe a hint of caramel malts as well

Taste: a touch smokey toasty malts. a hint of sweetness. low complexity

Mouthfeel: slightly bitter and moderate feel

Overall: a decent brown. lacks complexity or much that would make this stand out

Serving type: on-tap

07-15-2013 21:40:02 | More by SportsandJorts
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Aroma: Bready, malty with some hops -- slightly more than might be expected for this style.

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Bonfire Brown from Saugatuck Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.