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175 Beacon Brown Ale - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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175 Beacon Brown Ale
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BA SCORE
83
good

10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 6.94%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerVikingSailor on 07-30-2014)
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Photo of chinchill
3.66/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle.
Pours clear brown with a decent head.

If refrigerated, this must be allowed to warm a bit whereupon it has a pleasing malty aroma and a relatively rich malty flavor. Hnts of toffee, brown sugar and dark fruits but very good bitter-sweet balance.

Feel: rather lively.

O: recommended.

chinchill, Oct 20, 2014
Photo of tdm168
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

tdm168, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of Brutaltruth
3.23/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

from a 12 oz bottle, this brown ale pours a very light reddish brown clear color with an off
white head of foam that dies down to nice pools and light lacing. The nose is light caramel
malts and a very light nutty aroma mixed with a bit of hops. The taste is extremely nutty,
almost a walnut like taste with a roasty background, very little sweetness to it. Hops keep
it lively on the mouthfell with HIGH amounts of carbonation. A solid session ale. Light
bittering on the aftertaste. Decent.

Brutaltruth, Sep 28, 2014
Photo of chillwave22
4/5  rDev +11.1%

chillwave22, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of Jesse13713
3.4/5  rDev -5.6%

Jesse13713, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of WesMantooth
3.21/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance - Deep reddish brown. Very transparent (not on a personal level). Small tan head, but hangs around.

Aroma - Not much here. Some roasted caramel malt and roasted nuts

Taste - Better than aroma, but still kind of weak. Slightly nutty, toffee, kind of sweet

Feel - Pretty thin. A little too much carbonation.

Overall - Very average brown ale. Not bad, but nothing I would grab again. One of my least favorite offerings from a very solid brewery.

WesMantooth, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of MikeCactusGordon
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

MikeCactusGordon, Oct 02, 2014
Photo of schoolboy
3.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a good example of a style I am not overly fond of.

It pours pretty brown with nice lace. The aroma is also good for the style. The taste starts off ok but seems to get bland after a while. It is a nice easy drinking balance. Not to malty and sweet.

The aftertaste is clean. Overall this brew started out good but does not really hold up ell, but it is very sessionable.

schoolboy, Sep 28, 2014
Photo of elamb106
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

elamb106, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of Phigg1102
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%

Phigg1102, Today at 05:20 AM
175 Beacon Brown Ale from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.