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Wynona's Big Brown Ale - Voodoo Brewing Company

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Wynona's Big Brown AleWynona's Big Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

223 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 223
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 14
Gots: 18 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
his is named after a song that sparked the idea to make this ale. Brown ales seem to be there, but not really there, do you know what I mean? Well that won't be the mistake with Wynona! Voodooed out this style and add more that's what we say. Hoppy and smooth hints of chocolate and tons of brown malt to let you know it's there. Try the brown, You'll be Happy You Did!!

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 07-05-2006)
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philbe311

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3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Murky medium, teetering on dark, brown color... Carbonation rises and clings along the sides of the glass... A tan frothy head sits atop and show decent retention... Leaves circles on the glass as the session proceeds...

S - Sweet gooey caramel... Toffee... Butter... Brown sugar... Modest roasted malts... Hints of weak coffeee... Some dark fruit...

T - The taste mirrors the nose but isn't slightly less assertive... The roasted malt seems to rise to the top with the sweet caramel taking a back seat... Everything seems to work well together...

M - Smooth and creamy... Medium bodied... Moderate carbonation... Slightly chalky texture left after each sip...

D - An excellent brown ale... I'm a sucker for beers named after the songs of my youth (this may be the only one) and I wasn't dissappointed. A wonderful introduction to Voodoo Brewing... If the rest of their creations are this good, I can't wait to try them...

Serving type: on-tap

10-06-2009 12:52:04 | More by philbe311
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Wynona's Big Brown Ale from Voodoo Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.