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Bonfire Brown - Saugatuck Brewing Company

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72 Ratings
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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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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Ricklikesmibeer

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-23-2014 13:45:04 | More by Ricklikesmibeer
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afinepilsner

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-19-2014 21:36:20 | More by afinepilsner
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samEBC

Belgium

4/5  rDev +11.4%

07-16-2014 21:03:54 | More by samEBC
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.4%

07-12-2014 18:24:18 | More by thinwhiteduke
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psmith161

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-08-2014 13:13:51 | More by psmith161
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SchusterD

Illinois

2/5  rDev -44.3%

07-06-2014 22:15:26 | More by SchusterD
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duceswild

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

07-03-2014 14:46:05 | More by duceswild
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tpeters

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-01-2014 06:47:55 | More by tpeters
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WadeBridgman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-28-2014 06:02:03 | More by WadeBridgman
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kristenrae8

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

06-24-2014 23:42:56 | More by kristenrae8
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Schmuckles

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-24-2014 02:34:09 | More by Schmuckles
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Anze

Slovenia

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-23-2014 17:42:49 | More by Anze
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mcrawford

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-18-2014 21:44:37 | More by mcrawford
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.59/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Looks very good a deep shade of brown. Little head just a 1/4 inch that settles to a mild ring.
S - Caramel, toasted malt, brown malt, and mild smokiness.
T - Well I wouldn't say it's a "bonfire" but it is a decent brown. Semi sweet, toasted malt flavor, and somewhat herbal brown malt profile. Really no smoke though. Disappointing.
M - Light to medium. Somewhat chewy. On par with the style.

Overall I only paid $1.99 for it so I didn't expect much. It's a decent brown but nothing special.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2014 03:42:58 | More by DrDemento456
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CorgiDad

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-06-2014 01:33:58 | More by CorgiDad
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schoolboy

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

My first impression of this beer was, "Wow," but that has subsided more quickly than I expected to a lesser superlative. Its still great.

It initially opens and puts a nice dark brown with loads of nice foamy head. The aroma carries just a tad of some smoke.

The taste is that of a full bodied brown with a little smoke. It's sweet and has almost no hops taste. Just right for the style. The aftertaste liners nicely. It would be nice to see variations on this with more malt and other flavors. I look forward to trying others from this brewer.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 20:16:17 | More by schoolboy
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Drk93TT

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

04-13-2014 18:21:13 | More by Drk93TT
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Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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Rons35

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

03-18-2014 23:36:33 | More by Rons35
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trebud

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

03-12-2014 21:32:36 | More by trebud
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Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

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DCdevyl78

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

01-22-2014 01:42:53 | More by BreakfastStout
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swtchuck

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

01-18-2014 13:05:32 | More by swtchuck
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Hail_to_the_Beers

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

12-10-2013 22:40:36 | More by Hail_to_the_Beers
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Bonfire Brown from Saugatuck Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.