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Pig's Ear Brown Ale - Woodstock Inn Brewery

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81
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317 Ratings
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Ratings: 317
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 2
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Woodstock Inn Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Medium bodied with a balance of roasted and crystal malts creating a hearty nutty flavor. Medium bitterness with a slightly sweet finish.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 09-02-2002)
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3.8/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Dark amber body with three fingers of off-white head. Retention isn't the best but leaves nice foamy lacing.

S - Nutty, caramel, cherry and spices.

T - Tangier than I expected. The aroma was much darker than the flavors. Slight citrus hop, followed by strong astringent fruitiness.

M - Medium body with moderate/high carbonation. Somewhat thin and bordering on soda-like.

O - I really enjoyed this. It is a bit lighter than I tend to prefer but it's very drinkable. Definitely a good barbecue beer.

JAFoley, Jun 27, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sampling a cellar temp bottle poured into a mug. The beer pours a clear brown hue with a little bit of mahogany color on the edges when held up to the light.
There is a tightly packed fizzy beige head of 1.5 cm that foams up and fades very slowly to a wispy surface layer that remains through the sampling.
Caramel and toffee malt with a little sweet chocolate mixed in on the nose. A little brown sugar too, no hops to be found anywhere.
First sip reveals an average body with average carbonation that tingles on my palate on each sip.
Flavor is what the nose advertises with a heavy malt profile with chocolate and brown sugar dominant and just a little earthy hop presence on the finish. This leaves just a bit of a bitterness on the end of each swallow.
A little dryness on my palate that encourages me to take another sip.
This is a nice easy clean drinkable brown ale, very easy to drink and interesting flavor, the lower alcohol makes this a very nice session beer.

sulldaddy, Jun 08, 2014
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Pig's Ear Brown Ale from Woodstock Inn Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.