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Humboldt Brown (Hemp Ale) - Humboldt Brewing Co.

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532 Ratings
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Ratings: 532
Reviews: 219
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.45%
Wants: 10
Gots: 52 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Humboldt Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: boatshoes on 04-04-2010

Formerly called "Hemp Ale".
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Ratings: 532 | Reviews: 219
Photo of FinchSCF
3.97/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of elglueckert
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Norvelljeff
4.65/5  rDev +34.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Delicious brown ale made with hemp. Has an earth taste that was enjoyed very much.

Photo of MichaelProcton
2.85/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of 513BeerLover
3.57/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Very smooth. Very different from anything I had before. The color looked like a standard brown ale and there wasn't a really distinct smell from what I could gather. Taste wasn't bad, but isn't something I would crave a lot. Good beer to mix it up with, but not something I would consistently buy. Worth buying if you want to try something unique.

Photo of John_Squires
1.93/5  rDev -44.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

For the most part I'm generally disappointed with American Brown Ales. No exception here, either I really hate the taste of hemp or this is just a bad beer. Bitter with a poor mix of hops and malt.

Photo of Kerrie
3.52/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gator_Nation
3.87/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mrose78
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GarrettWelson
4.06/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dpgoblejr
3.29/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mothmanscott
3.44/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear medium brown producing 1.5 fingers of frothy, tan, shortlived head that leaves a slim surface ring & a thin wash of pasty lacing. Aroma dark malt, toast, chocolate, toffee & faint roasted nuts. Taste is fronted by toasted brown bread, a hint of cocoa, roasted nuts, caramel & dark fruity notes at mid-sip & finishing with a note of toffee & bitterness. Aftertaste is burnt malt bitter cocoa & cola caramel. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation, smooth & creamy with a nice prickly bite.

Photo of Skabiski
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of outdoor7or24
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bwbetts
3.51/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ChipChaight
4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kenstew34
4.1/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrcraft
3.56/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boone757
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JNForsyth
3.04/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BogAl
3.77/5  rDev +9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stoner73
4.92/5  rDev +42.2%

Photo of ariceclemson
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of kwm5067
2/5  rDev -42.2%

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Humboldt Brown (Hemp Ale) from Humboldt Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 532 ratings.