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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

388 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 388
Reviews: 138
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.69%
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%

DustinSWB, May 01, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tasting notes of caramel and slightly nuttiness. Good malt flavor.

Aroma: toasty and nutty, slightly sweet smell

Pours a light hazy brown color with a good head lasting a few minutes after pouring.

Medium body. Slight carbonation

serving type: 16 ounces can.

cmartioli, Apr 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Tafyob41, Apr 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

gmendez1122, Apr 10, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a haze red/brown into an imperial pint glass with a huge, frothy head that very quickly dissipates into a thin film. Smells of predominantly lemon instantly hit me; upon closer inspection there's some biscuity malt character as well.

The bready malts are up front in the taste, along with flowery and lemon bitterness, a light british yeast flavor, with a crisp (almost coppery) finish. It's lightly carbonated and very smooth but quite thick.

If I were to sum this beer up, I would probably call it an imperial ESB. It's extremely well balanced and just overall very enjoyable, without being overly complex.

alexipa, Apr 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Thorpe429, Apr 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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larryarms847, Mar 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

77apm, Mar 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

DannyMac614, Mar 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Goldndomer, Mar 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

oso, Mar 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

ralerwen, Mar 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

FrankHashimoto, Feb 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

MJSawyer, Feb 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

oldvines, Feb 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

krome, Jan 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

jtransel, Jan 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

csmartin6, Jan 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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twenty5, Dec 30, 2013
Over Ale from Half Acre Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 388 ratings.