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Saint Botolph's Town - Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

548 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 548
Reviews: 286
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 80
Gots: 57 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A big malty brown ale fermented open with Yorkshire malts and eclectic yeast strains.

(Beer added by: morebeergood on 02-12-2009)
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Finn

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Duvel tulip, Botolph's is a dark, dark brown with a touch of tan creamy faom left sitting on top. The aroma is simple and clean, with sweet malt and alcohol and a touch of roastiness. A large sip reveals earthy, roasted malt flavors, with the warm alcohol from the aroma in flavor this time. Tastes like a belgian style yeast, considering the pronounced phenolic presence in the flavor. The mouthfeel is full and smooth with a moderate carbonation level. It finishes with lingering bitter roasted malts. Overall a nice beer for a cool evening. The phenolic/warming alcohol presence hampers the drinkability and for me leaves this as a once in a while cool weather sipper to share with a friend. A nice, hearty beer, but drinkability leaves something to be desired for me.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2011 00:44:55 | More by Finn
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1 PT. 6 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in an imperial nonic pint glass

A - This beer pours dark brown with ruby highlights when held to the light. A semi aggressive pours yields about three inches of tan head.

S - I smell some cocoa, along with earthy, nutty aromas.

T - The taste has those earthy, nutty flavors that make English browns great. With hints of cocoa it is a nice representation of the flavors of this style.

M - Medium towards full.

O - I like the comforting earthy qualities of this beer. While I find it a good example of the style, I still think I would pick a Sam Smith's Nut Brown over this. But, this will definitely slake my thirst of the style.

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Saint Botolph's Town from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project
91 out of 100 based on 548 ratings.