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McNellie's Pub Ale - Marshall Brewing Company

McNellie's Pub AleMcNellie's Pub Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

94 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 94
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.17%


Brewed by:
Marshall Brewing Company visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Inspired by the house ales found in the pubs of Great Britain and Ireland, McNellie’s Pub Ale is a traditional ale brewed in the style of a Best Bitter. Various maltings of two-row barley are joined with American Glacier hops to give this beer its color, complexity, and a bit of a New World twist. The Old World character present in this ale is largely influenced by its yeast, which originates in the port city of Hull, East Yorkshire, England.

(Beer added by: coldmeat23 on 06-11-2008)
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utah44

Louisiana

2.73/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a standard pint glass with a full off-white head that dissipated fairly soon thereafter. Appearance was off-white to sallow and completely opaque. Asked the barserver if it was always this cloudy and was told it must be the bottom of the barrel where the alcohol is higher and other stuff. Made perfect sense to me? Smell was average and beery with nothing distinctive. Taste was flat and thin with a hint of toffee. Finish was acidic with only a slight floral bitterness. An average brew that I wouldn't care to try again unless it was from a newly tapped keg and wasn't overly cloudy. Hopefully that was the reason for the unremarkable taste.

Serving type: on-tap

12-03-2009 08:35:45 | More by utah44
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McNellie's Pub Ale from Marshall Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.