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Great Bowman's Beard - Stone Brewing Co.

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Great Bowman's Beard
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BA SCORE
85
very good

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: charlzm on 09-09-2013)
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look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Consumed at Stone Bistro Liberty Station (where it is brewed and is currently available nowhere else) on September 7th, 2013.

Beer is a reddish/amber/caramel color. Almost no head: just a tiny ring of foam clinging to the edges of the glass for dear life. Minimal sheeting.

Aroma - fruity melanoidin character. Slight peppery note as well.

Flavor: sweet apricots/plums, big toffee mid taste, peppery and bitter on finish.

Medium bodied, low carbonation.

Best thing called a "scotch ale" with Stone's name on it. Wouldn't mind wider availability on this one.

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Great Bowman's Beard from Stone Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.