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Pecan Piewhole - Right Brain Brewery

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Pecan Piewhole
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BA SCORE
79
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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Right Brain Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Light pale ale brewed with whole baked pecan pies from Grand Traverse Pie Company.

(Beer added by: JohnnieNepal on 09-16-2013)
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This is Peacan Pie Beer from the folks at Right Brain in Traverse City, Michigan. It is advertised as having 40 real peacan pies brewed in to it with crust and all!

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review comments taken notes back in May 2013 while at the brewpub:

Made with 50 whole pecan pies.
nice amber hue with a light colored head, faint aromas of pecans and sugar... underwhelming mouthfeel, with a mild nutty taste leading into a strong malty finish.

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09-16-2013 21:47:29 | More by JohnnieNepal
Pecan Piewhole from Right Brain Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.