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Tavern Ale - AleWerks Brewing Company

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Tavern AleTavern Ale

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BA SCORE
84
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142 Ratings
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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 10.54%
Wants: 3
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bleedingshrimp on 11-06-2006)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 142 | Reviews: 79 | Display Reviews Only:
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.1%

02-20-2013 00:24:43 | More by Mattyb79
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ckollias

Maryland

3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a Belgian tulip glass.

A: Pours a dark brown hue with a thin, 2-finger, white head that quickly dissipates leaving a wispy lace.

S: Malty aroma with a mild hop background.

T: Smooth malty flavor with hints of caramel and finishes slightly hoppy.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Decent brown ale – not my favorite offering from Aleworks.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2013 02:05:37 | More by ckollias
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

01-31-2013 15:16:00 | More by Thorpe429
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Antonius08

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-10-2013 18:46:33 | More by Antonius08
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nitter

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

12-28-2012 01:21:25 | More by nitter
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +8.1%

12-20-2012 08:03:41 | More by grahamboudreaux
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mrterdferguson


3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-17-2012 03:07:36 | More by mrterdferguson
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sailorastro

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

12-10-2012 20:00:46 | More by sailorastro
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TribeBeerDrinker

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-07-2012 21:30:23 | More by TribeBeerDrinker
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cackalacky

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

11-25-2012 05:23:28 | More by cackalacky
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

10-21-2012 23:38:59 | More by Dave_Treat
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Zonian1

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.1%

10-21-2012 12:49:32 | More by Zonian1
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RyanMcCaughey


3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

10-20-2012 01:14:12 | More by RyanMcCaughey
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ncaudle

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

10-13-2012 14:53:44 | More by ncaudle
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-03-2012 01:24:19 | More by WDJersey
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-19-2012 23:53:18 | More by 2dogbrew
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TheHoppiest

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-16-2012 23:23:55 | More by TheHoppiest
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olbubba

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

06-13-2012 00:37:10 | More by olbubba
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avisong

Virginia

3/5  rDev -18.9%

04-06-2012 03:54:35 | More by avisong
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RodSmith

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

03-27-2012 01:13:23 | More by RodSmith
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hdf561

Virginia

2.95/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Had in a bottle on St. Pattys Day 2012

Wanted to try it since it is brewed in Va and I am from here.

Immedietly smell some chocolate, and carmel with some hops

Taste wow this is a ton of carmel and choclate...it was super surprising. No bad but a little strong for my tatse only more chocolate I have tasted ina beer was Chcolate Bock by Sam Adams

Overall it is ok but kinda nutty and chocolatty but not a warming Choclate like Bock. it is a little heavy as well and rally fille me up just half way through drinking it. A good beer just not the best.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2012 01:07:10 | More by hdf561
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Crazyale

Virginia

3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass.

A: Pours a murky dark brown with orangeish-red highlights. A one finger head quickly dissipates. A medium amount of lacing appears on the glass.

S: Quite a strong coffee smell, along with strong roasted malts, and a bit of caramel.

T: This is a very smooth drinking brown ale, with toasted breadiness, rich sweet maltiness, some coffee and just enough biterness to keep it balanced.

M: Perhaps a bit on the thin side, but about right for the style.

Although not my favorite style, this is one of my favorite brown ales. It's well balanced, highly drinkable and affordable.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2012 04:26:57 | More by Crazyale
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dugly2ugly

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.1%

02-22-2012 04:07:42 | More by dugly2ugly
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.43/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Received in trade from mdaschaf, thanks for the opportunity.
Pours a deep reddish brown color with a moderate sized off white head. Smells of caramel and chocolate with a hint of mineral and ash. Taste follows the smell really well. A bit of mineral watered caramel, raisin, and chocolate with a hint of earthy mineral in the finish. Medium to thin body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet chalky mouthfeel. Middle of the road brown ale with hints of flavor. :) I would have loved a bit more body on this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2012 01:00:11 | More by johnnnniee
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dhabersetzer

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-13-2012 03:23:53 | More by dhabersetzer
Tavern Ale from AleWerks Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.