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

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Kick-Ass Brown
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BA SCORE
89
very good

89 Ratings
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 4
pDev: 13.75%
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-19-2002)
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

nyrblue2, Feb 23, 2013
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5/5  rDev +25%

sachie23, Jan 30, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -43.8%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

BeerBucks, Sep 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

koopa, Sep 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

brentblack1, Sep 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +25%

M_Burkey, Aug 21, 2012
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4.38/5  rDev +9.5%

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 -6.3%

mitch3114, Jun 21, 2012
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3.95/5  rDev -1.3%

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 +6.3%

Jumski, May 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

vonnegut21, May 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

CheapBeerBuzz, Apr 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

tln13, Apr 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

sliverX, Apr 07, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +8.3%

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

ThePorterSorter, Mar 31, 2012
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3/5  rDev -25%

PJF12866, Mar 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

dantsbeats, Jan 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

prisdefer, Jan 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

StJamesGate, Jan 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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.

Gtreid, Dec 29, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

naproxen, Dec 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +25%

rudy611, Nov 30, 2011
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4.13/5  rDev +3.3%

A-Deep brown with a one finger head that leaves behind some lacing

S-Roasted malts, spice, caramel and brown sugar.

T-Tastes more like a Black IPA almost. Lots of roasted malt and spices. Wonderful bitterness in the finish as well. Great balance.

M-Medium bodied, some carbonation, smooth.

O-A wonderful beer by a local brewery. One of their best, along with the Hefe IMO.

rlee1390, Oct 26, 2011
Kick-Ass Brown from C.H. Evans Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.