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Brown Bird Brown Ale - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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Brown Bird Brown AleBrown Bird Brown Ale

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85
very good

112 Ratings
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 10.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JoeyBeerBelly on 05-02-2012

Named after the little birds that fly by the brewery looking for grain after the weather turns cold, this was originally to be a Fall/Winter seasonal. Clearly we underestimated the market for this smooth and malty brown ale, and we have decided to keep it for year round enjoyment.
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Ruby brown amber color with a small beige head. Gentle carbs.
Appearance is rather dull looking.
Aroma is pleasent with some roasted malts. There is also some sutle nuts too in the aroma.
There is a sweetness too.
The taste is involving with a hint of roasted malts and bready grains and... do I detect some smokiness.
An engaging beer and a beer with some character.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint glass. Best by Aug notched on label. Single purchased at Oliver's Beverage (ALbany, NY).

A: Chestnut brown with 1-finger of beige head with decent retention but only spotty lacing.

S: Chocolate and prune-raisin aromas are strongest with some herbal and soft citrus and floral aromas.

T: THe flavor is malty with a fairly sharp but not overwhelming bitterness. The floral hops come through in the finish. The chocolate maltiness grows through the drink with some soft coffee as well. Dark malt flavors of caramel and raisin build through the middle. Low-moderate bitterness.

M: A little too spritzy on the carbonation but good medium body.

O: An inobtrusive brown ale with a light AMerican hops kick. Nothing spectacular but solid and very drinkable.

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Brown Bird Brown Ale from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.