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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

87 Ratings
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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 13.72%
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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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

04-11-2013 01:47:44 | More by GarthDanielson
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Whatalesthetiger

New York

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

03-01-2013 23:18:16 | More by Whatalesthetiger
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phingdong

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +6%

02-25-2013 16:52:54 | More by phingdong
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nyrblue2

New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

02-23-2013 19:01:03 | More by nyrblue2
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sachie23

New York

5/5  rDev +24.7%

01-30-2013 16:13:05 | More by sachie23
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phishbone23

New York

2.25/5  rDev -43.9%

01-23-2013 14:39:50 | More by phishbone23
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BeerBucks

New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

09-30-2012 03:33:42 | More by BeerBucks
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koopa

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6%

09-22-2012 21:37:42 | More by koopa
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brentblack1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6%

09-06-2012 23:57:18 | More by brentblack1
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M_Burkey


5/5  rDev +24.7%

08-21-2012 04:23:13 | More by M_Burkey
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JTBacon

Massachusetts

4.38/5  rDev +9.2%
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!

Serving type: on-tap

08-13-2012 21:58:11 | More by JTBacon
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mitch3114

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-21-2012 04:15:48 | More by mitch3114
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stercomm

Ohio

3.95/5  rDev -1.5%
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

Serving type: on-tap

06-17-2012 01:35:23 | More by stercomm
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Jumski

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6%

05-24-2012 20:34:50 | More by Jumski
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vonnegut21

New York

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

05-03-2012 14:44:15 | More by vonnegut21
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

04-22-2012 22:14:33 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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tln13

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

04-20-2012 21:05:40 | More by tln13
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sliverX

S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-07-2012 22:11:58 | More by sliverX
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4.33/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

this beer drinks like a dark pale ale with an intense hoppiness in the nose and great grain character. It's quite sweet with loads of hop bitterness to complement. The carbonation really pushes this beer into a light, drinkable brown ale. Very effing tasty beer

Serving type: growler

03-31-2012 23:32:35 | More by ThePorterSorter
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PJF12866

New York

3/5  rDev -25.2%

03-03-2012 22:00:21 | More by PJF12866
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dantsbeats

New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-20-2012 23:23:21 | More by dantsbeats
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prisdefer

New York

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

01-14-2012 19:01:42 | More by prisdefer
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StJamesGate

New York

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

01-06-2012 15:14:46 | More by StJamesGate
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Gtreid

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

64 oz growler poured into my bruery tulip. Thanks to naproxen for the hook up.

A: Deep brown color. Not much head comes from the pour, but it does leave a thin collar. No lacing to speak of.

A: Very hop forward nose for a brown ale. I get notes of chocolate, slight roast, and citrus hops.

T: Again, surprisingly hoppy. Chocolate malt notes and citrus. I get a bit of a metallic taste toward the back end. It finishes dry and somewhat sweet with no hint of the abv.

M: good levels of carbonation, medium body.

O: A different take on the style and one I am glad I got to try. I think I prefer the more malty browns, but this is a nice departure from what I'm used to.

Serving type: growler

12-29-2011 21:44:30 | More by Gtreid
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naproxen

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

12-22-2011 20:37:16 | More by naproxen
Kick-Ass Brown from C.H. Evans Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.