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Humboldt Brown (Hemp Ale) - Humboldt Brewing Co.

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79
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501 Ratings
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Ratings: 501
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 8
Gots: 40 | 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:
Formerly called "Hemp Ale".

(Beer added by: boatshoes on 04-04-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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1/5  rDev -71.1%

Philmarrojr, Nov 17, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev +6.4%

dagubna, Nov 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.08/5  rDev -11%

Dcfoley, Nov 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

fox227, Nov 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

sheenisgod, Nov 03, 2014
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3.05/5  rDev -11.8%

ordybill, Nov 03, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -1.7%

avitallo, Oct 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

Andrew_Rios122, Oct 23, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev +6.4%

jazzer, Oct 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

Hellpop65, Oct 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

micromaniac129, Oct 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

acurtis, Oct 15, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +9.8%

A ruby red sea is capped with a foamy, tan froth. Has a caramel, nut, help and medium fruit aroma. Tastes sweet and smooth with some grain, candy and fruits that mingle with a metallic nuttiness. Somewhat mineraly in the aftertaste. Reminds me of Pynchon's Vineland for some reason... A true underdog beer that deserves better than it's lot.

stephens101, Oct 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

Sellen, Oct 11, 2014
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3.77/5  rDev +9%

Purchased from the Wolf Stop in Aberdeen, SD. Poured into my new Miller Pilsner glass.

Appearance (4) : Pours a dense, creamy three fingered head with a nice creamy cap on top. Body is dark honey brown with about 70% opacity. Leaves lacing on the glass and a memory foam like appearance complete with a couple of "finger poke tests", on the head.

Aroma (4) : Barley heads, honey, barrel aged malt, a little ginger spice. Some rainforest and/or moss. A very clean and pleasing aroma. Bouquet is light to medium strength.

Taste (3.75) : Coffee bean bitterness hits first, mixed in with some barley malt. Behind that is a grapefruit bitterness, which follows through to the finish. Faint honey and ginger notes float around in there, too. I was not expecting the bitterness that came from this beer - in fact I was expecting a malt-forward brown, but actually the flavor isn't bad at all. It's quite enjoyable. Belches taste like wheat chex.

Mouthfeel (3.75) : Medium bodied, fairly creamy yet still watery, ends grapefruity and dry.

Overall (3.77) : This brown has hop presence, there's no denying that. It's a good beer overall. I don't think I'm swayed enough to buy a six pack, but it is a pretty decent beer. I would have it again if offered.

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Oct 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

Aishie24, Oct 10, 2014
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Humboldt Brown (Hemp Ale) from Humboldt Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 501 ratings.