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Over Ale - Half Acre Beer Company

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Over AleOver Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

383 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 383
Reviews: 138
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 17
Gots: 30 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Originally brewed as an ESB, but is now brewed as an American Brown Ale.

(Beer added by: beerfairy on 02-18-2009)
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2.75/5  rDev -28%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

TXLLama, Dec 17, 2011
Photo of mtstatebeer
3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

One pint can served in tumbler glass. Pours a clear ruby color with a small, fizzy, light-brown head, good lacing. Aroma is caramel, roasted and toasted malts, smoke, and a small amount of earthy hops. Flavor is caramel malts, wood, nutty, and grassy hops. Mouthfeel is medium to light, dry, and just a touch of bitterness at the finish. Decent beer, nothing special but drinkable.

mtstatebeer, Dec 01, 2011
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

mportnoy, Jun 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

harrylee773, Mar 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

Ak555667, Oct 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

ejimhof, Dec 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

dna1964dna, Nov 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

Pidzik12, Sep 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

Whiskeydeez, Mar 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

IPx, Mar 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

brendaniel, Jan 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

JustinMatthew, Jul 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

thehappybelgian, Jun 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

ititani, Oct 23, 2013
Photo of grover37
3.03/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

4 pack picked up from the brewery for $8.99 poured into a mug.

Appearance (3): Clear, ruby brown with two fingers of light cream head. Foam reduces to a patchy layer. Minimal lacing.

Smell (2.5): Grains and light milk chocolate.

Taste (3.5): Milky and light chocolate without much else going on. Very mellow with a bit of sweetness in the middle and a lingering chocolate and maybe pine. The aftertaste is the best part of this beer which doesn't have much else to offer.

Mouthfeel (3): Light to medium bodied and medium carbonation. Creamy but light mouthfeel with a bit of slickness.

Overall (2.5): Not much to it, and pretty watery. Surprisingly 6% as it tastes moe like 4%.

grover37, Apr 16, 2011
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3.15/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured from a 16oz can to a Dogfish Head Snifter.

Color: Dark amber with a tan head.

Smell: Bread, earthy hops and caramel malts.

Taste: Same as the aroma.

Mouthfeel: Medium low carbonation, smoth with a dry finish.

Overall: A decent brew just too bready for my taste. Maybe if it was less bready and more hoppy or citrus. Cheers.

Heatwave33, Feb 04, 2012
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3.15/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Much thanks to Hawks10 for the can!

A - Dark brown, ruby hues, and a half finger almost soda like head.

S - After an aggressive pour I'm really not getting much from this. Somewhat nutty and roasted malts, but really lacking in this department.

T - Much better than the nose. Almonds, a little chocolate, roasted malts, and a little grainy.

M - Very easy to drink, one of it's best qualities.

O - I really enjoy drinking this brown ale but in the flavor profile, specifically the nose, I'm not getting much. Enjoyed this one but not something I'd seek again.

Bennettrox, May 21, 2011
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

csmartin6, Jan 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

oso, Mar 13, 2014
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Over Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 383 ratings.