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1955 Double Brown - Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project

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1955 Double Brown1955 Double Brown

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BA SCORE
88
very good

64 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 02-14-2014)
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2.5/5  rDev -36.9%

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3/5  rDev -24.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

Rick778, Oct 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

vermilcj, Monday at 05:07 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

philmen, Nov 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

bmwats, Jun 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

kell50, Apr 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

dcp27, Apr 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

PEIhop, Jun 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

stephensinner, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

jim_carignan, Mar 25, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -6.6%

Pours a very clear cola color with ruby red highlights. The coffee colored head is full and provides great lacing. The scent is mild with some notes of caramel and general sweetness. Slightly fruity. Tastes is more bitter than expected, but nowhere near hoppy. Gives the impression of an American brown ale vs English, but who am I to argue with the historical recipe? Soft and smooth tasting. Bready and caramel. Maybe a hint of roast, but fleeting. The finish is fairly bitter and semi dry. Good brown ale. No faults.

Jmamay22, Aug 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

GRG1313, May 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

dcisco44, Mar 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

jaydoc, Jul 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

huysmans, Nov 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

jymkata, Jun 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

yankeej13, Jul 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Wizzman, May 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

petermethot, Jun 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

dunlap926, Mar 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

EEscobar, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

KVNBGRY, Jul 07, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -1.5%

22oz. bottle served in a tumbler. Bottled in Feb 2104 notched on the label. Pours a lovely mahogany hue with a translucent clarity and a dense, 2.5 inch khaki-colored head. Head eventually settles into a 1/4 inch cap with thick clusters of textured lacing revealed during the tasting. Nose expresses fresh wort and a hint of caramel sweetness followed by a suggestion of noble hops aromas. Taste follows nose (no real surprises here) with a touch of sweetness towards the back that quickly yields to a light herbal/medicinal bitterness at the finish. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with a pleasant, even carbonation. Overall, nothing particularly stands out; however, this is a well-made English Brown Ale. I have to say that I had this on-draft a few months earlier and it was drinking better at the time. That said, definitely not for extended cellaring.

Jwale73, Sep 03, 2014
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1955 Double Brown from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project
88 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.