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

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

549 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 549
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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Jason

Massachusetts

4.22/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz brown bomber with no freshness date.

Dark chestnut brown color, good lacing all around. Smells of toasted almond bread, faint chicory and a mild raisin/brown sugar note in the back. Big smoothness with a lush malty medium body. Toasty malt character with undertones of dark brown sugar, raisins, toasted bread crust and some dried hay in the finish. Modest hopping here, hint of herbal flare helps to balance. Mineral and fruit in the middle, hint of nutty yeast as well. Just a slight edge of char throughout. Lands semi-dry with a kiss of residual maltiness in the after taste.

Balance is seen across the board here, event the level of charred grain is perfect. Not massive or in your face yet this is of demi-epic material. Love it.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2009 02:07:07 | More by Jason
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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 549 ratings.