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Humboldt Brown (Hemp Ale) - Humboldt Brewing Co.

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442 Ratings
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Ratings: 442
Reviews: 210
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 6
Gots: 25 | 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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New York

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

04-02-2014 05:54:45 | More by Andragos
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CoreyClark

New York

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

04-01-2014 03:32:25 | More by CoreyClark
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Smarty_Pints

California

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

03-26-2014 02:37:08 | More by Smarty_Pints
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4/5  rDev +15.6%

03-23-2014 20:29:46 | More by thatoneguymike
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Lawney

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

03-22-2014 19:19:15 | More by Lawney
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GrumpyGas

Illinois

4.06/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Humboldt Brown carries an airy dissipating head over a rich brown body. The smell is fresh and outdoorsy. It has a sweet dark malt flavor that leans more toffee, which I prefer, than coffee. The clean and crisp aftertaste is a nice surprise given the milky, but not clinging, mouth feel.
This is an easy drinking beer with little alcohol burn.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2014 14:15:40 | More by GrumpyGas
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BlazedNug

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

03-16-2014 01:37:02 | More by BlazedNug
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

03-15-2014 01:38:29 | More by bigred89
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

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

Humboldt Hemp Ale (Humboldt Brown) has a very thick, soapy, beige head, a straightforward brown appearance, with a bit of haze and some lacing left behind. The aroma is of overriding sweetness, medium-roasted barley malt, and it’s pungent. Taste is of those elements, with a nice, noticeable, but not harsh, hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and a tad slick, and Humboldt Hemp Ale finishes mostly dry, refreshing, and easy going. No alcohol detected. Also, I did not detect anything that I would associate with the hemp seeds.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2014 19:31:25 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Jameswoody

Montana

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

03-09-2014 02:44:17 | More by Jameswoody
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Pearlstreetbrewingco

Florida

3/5  rDev -13.3%

02-28-2014 23:36:51 | More by Pearlstreetbrewingco
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ChrisChagnon

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

02-25-2014 19:26:19 | More by ChrisChagnon
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bierdeflanders

California

3/5  rDev -13.3%

02-10-2014 07:56:29 | More by bierdeflanders
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Bobhoya

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

02-05-2014 17:21:03 | More by Bobhoya
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bundy462

Texas

3/5  rDev -13.3%

02-02-2014 00:33:55 | More by bundy462
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JVoyager

Michigan

4/5  rDev +15.6%

02-01-2014 23:31:21 | More by JVoyager
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

02-01-2014 15:47:03 | More by ShepardCommander
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durwood64

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

02-01-2014 01:16:46 | More by durwood64
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agreenman19

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

01-28-2014 22:55:22 | More by agreenman19
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

01-28-2014 02:24:25 | More by AndersonGT
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salinasa

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

01-27-2014 04:13:16 | More by salinasa
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

3.76/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sampling right now on 1/26/14. Bottle was chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a pilsner '14' pool ball glass.

Pours a hazy deep reddish-brown in color with just a thin off-white head. Some decent lacing was seen with each sip. Average carbonation. Lots going on with the aroma with some roasted malt, caramel, floral and toffee. The taste has even more going on and is hard to describe. A sweet dry aftertaste is noted but isn't harsh. Not bad at all and is a different brew

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2014 00:37:03 | More by BeerWithMike
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AshlixTee

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -13.3%

01-27-2014 00:32:18 | More by AshlixTee
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Texasfan549

Texas

3/5  rDev -13.3%

01-22-2014 23:25:38 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

3/5  rDev -13.3%

01-22-2014 23:22:24 | More by kjkinsey
Humboldt Brown (Hemp Ale) from Humboldt Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 442 ratings.