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Kick-Ass Brown - C.H. Evans Brewing Company

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Kick-Ass Brown
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89
very good

93 Ratings
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 13.78%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
C.H. Evans Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-19-2002)
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acurtis, Oct 23, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-tap at Albany Pump Station, Albany, NY

A: The beer is hazy very dark red in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short beige head that died down but left lots of patches of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of nutty malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the nutty malt flavors are a little stronger and seem to intensify as the beer warms up.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and has nice nutty flavors. It would pair very well with a meat dish.

metter98, Oct 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

smithj4, Oct 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

chrishiker1409, Sep 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

crisis44, Jul 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

AdamElb, Jun 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

nquigley16, Jun 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

InspectorBob, May 14, 2013
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3.99/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap at the Pump Station, the beer was served in a shaker pint. Slightly hazed hazelnut color with a thin, filmy, light tan head. Clingy all over the glass. Nose of toffee rich and sweet, with a touch of roasting. Flavors reveal hints of chocolate, with a toffee backbone and hops bitterness. Very well balanced. Light bodied, with a clean, crisp finish. The aftertaste is rich, sweet, and roasted. Very good beer and very sessionable.

GarthDanielson, Apr 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

Whatalesthetiger, Mar 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

phingdong, Feb 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

nyrblue2, Feb 23, 2013
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5/5  rDev +25.3%

sachie23, Jan 30, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -43.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

koopa, Sep 22, 2012
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5/5  rDev +25.3%

M_Burkey, Aug 21, 2012
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4.38/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a really satisfying Brown ale. Hold on, let me start over. This is a fantastic and excellent Brown ale. Having never been to the Albany Pump Station, I happened to be there a week ago for a pre-wedding something. While the wedding stuff was happening, I was able to sit at the bar and enjoy a handful of these vessels of delicious. Goes well with an hearty meal, with its own abudance of hearty. I no little about the Brewing Company, but I have had my share of beers and this one ranks competitively with the best. Very enjoyable and I am very impressed with this American Brown.

Enjoy!

JTBacon, Aug 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

In Albany on a business trip and stumbled upon The Albany Pump Station. Obviously had on tap

A-Dark brown with a slight tan finger head, slight lacing

S-Getting lots of roasted malts, some spice and caramel

T-Nice taste, get lots of roasted malt along with a nice hoppiness that gives this beer a nice bitterness on the finish.

M-Medium bodied, slight carbonation.

O-A very well balanced beer brewed locally. Very subtle but good

stercomm, Jun 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Jumski, May 24, 2012
Kick-Ass Brown from C.H. Evans Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.