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American Brown Ale - Grand Rapids Brewing Co

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American Brown Ale
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 4.07
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grand Rapids Brewing Co visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: GRPunk on 07-05-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 1
Reviews by GRPunk:
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4.07/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was on the rotating tap. The menu said it was a new beer for the summer of '07. It claimed 60 IBUs from Summit, Cascade, and Amarillo hops.

On tap poured into a pint glass.

A- This beer poured a very dark brown with little in the way of a head or lacing. The color alone was quite nice though.

S- Mostly roasted malts came through in the aroma, but there were some definite earthy tones from the varied hops.

T- Very balanced. A little more hop flavor than I would expect out of a Brown Ale, but there were plenty of roasted malts to balance everything out.

M- Nice and smooth. It was very light in carbonation.

D- I could put many of these back in a single sitting. A combination of the smooth feel and rich flavor was just right. As I was into the beer, my food came and it was a nice pairing with the sausage platter with sauerkraut and potato pancakes. Yum

Overall- This is definitely something I'd come back to. I hope it stays in the regular rotation at GRBC.

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American Brown Ale from Grand Rapids Brewing Co
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