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

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

575 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 575
Reviews: 289
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 84
Gots: 66 | FT: 2
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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Photo of buschbeer
3.79/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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.

buschbeer, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of mclaughlindw4
4.31/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Clear, dark crimson with a touch of brown. Thick,rocky off-white head.

A: Rich Caramel and coffee, sweet alchohol. Dried fruit leather. Nutty. Low hop aroma.

T: Earthy Hops, Caramel and Molasses, coffee. Stone Fruit esters. A noticable bitterness and alcohol in the end.

M: Silky smooth, Medium body, Low carbonation. Medium finish.

Overall: Perfect fall beer. Picked up 3 bottles to compare to a clone I tried to make. Definetely picking out the chocolate malt in the flavor and black malt in aroma, and perhaps the sugar additions gives it that molasses flavor. A little surpised at the light booziness. Pretty sure it's there but perhaps just my palate tonight.

mclaughlindw4, Today at 12:17 AM
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Benesi88, Nov 20, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.2/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.94/5  rDev -3.9%

gonzo000, Nov 01, 2014
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costanzo_mike, Nov 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

ThrashMaster, Oct 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Randomly grabbed so wasn't prepared to do a full review but it was so good I had to put something down.

Great Brown Ale; Smooth, sweet at times, hoppy, balanced. Looks dark and seems like it should be heavier but it is very easy to drink. Up there with DFH Brown and Smuttynose for me. I'll be grabbing this again soon.

greg33027, Oct 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

xacidx, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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yankeej13, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

zestar, Aug 22, 2014
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Saint Botolph's Town from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project
92 out of 100 based on 575 ratings.