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Bonfire Brown - Saugatuck Brewing Company

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Ratings: 119
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 0
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saugatuck Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 10-03-2012

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Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Medium brown with a thin finger of fizzy tan head, no real lacing
S - Aroma is there, but its kinda weak, lots of toasted toffee, roasted malt, nuttiness, just a standard kinda aroma.
T - Good flavor, especially reaching around 45, lots of big huge roasted flavors, lots of nutty quality, some burnt woody kinda flavors too, bonfire is an appropriate name.
M - Medium body, not much else to day.
O - Good brown ale, I'd definitely have this again.

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Very smooth brown ale..

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My favorite Brown with a touch of smoke.

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best brown ever

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Reddish brown in color with a 1 finger dark khaki colored head. Head is fairly creamy but dissipates quickly.

S - Chocolate and a roasted malt predominate. Roasted malt has a bit of a roasted marshmallow aroma reflecting a somewhat sweet malt. Somewhat of a wheat bread undertone as well.

T - Very carbonated and acidic. Very earthy and toasty. A hint of soy. Not quite as sweet as I expected based on the aroma. Toasted bread flavor upon swallowing that is somewhat brief but is a nice final flavor. Slight bitterness on the finish that lingers. Bitterness is almost a cocoa powder bitterness.

M - More viscous than it is dry. Nice body without being overly thick or crisp.

O - I feel like this beer leaves something on the table. The aroma and appearance are very good but the taste does not quite live up to what the aroma promises for me. Overall a good beer that I would buy again.

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Bonfire Brown from Saugatuck Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.