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Maroon Effect Ale - Bull & Bones Brewhaus & Grill

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Maroon Effect Ale
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 17.6%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bull & Bones Brewhaus & Grill visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: on 03-04-2009)
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Reviews by WoodBrew:
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-22-2014 02:44:28 | More by WoodBrew
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Photo of 89Vision


3.95/5  rDev +15.8%

Had on draft at the brewpub. The appearance is about what you would expect from a brown ale, with no real characteristics standing out.

The taste is more surprising to me. Though a little on the thin side, I enjoyed this beer. Slightly bitter, a little sweet, and notes of chocolate and earthy nuttiness.

I found this beer to be very drinkable, and knocked back two with ease.

07-30-2010 05:08:42 | More by 89Vision
Photo of Treyliff

West Virginia

3.24/5  rDev -5%

On tap in Blacksburg

A- pours a maroon color with a small creamy white head, short retention but leaves some lacing behind as it settles

S- some toasted cereal grain, a touch of sweet caramel malt, woodsy, overall pretty faint

T- sweet caramel flavors up front with some dark fruit notes, a bit bready, sweet finish with more caramel. Overall pretty light on the flavor

M- medium body and carbonation, foamy mouthfeel

O- non-offensive and pretty light for the style. Not the best choice for a craft drinker but would suit the light lager drinking crowd

10-29-2013 15:25:10 | More by Treyliff
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2.25/5  rDev -34%

04-15-2014 19:42:09 | More by DubCo21
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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

01-20-2014 04:59:22 | More by JasonTaverner
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-01-2012 14:54:38 | More by chansta
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

08-25-2012 02:44:52 | More by ygtbsm94
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3/5  rDev -12%

First had: on tap at the Blacksburg pub

Reddish-brown pour, clear, with a small layer of off-white bubbles on top. Basic aroma of caramel malts and not much else. Taste was, again, basic, no surprises, caramel malts, nutty, toasted grains. Not bad, not great. Light-medium body, average carb, standard stuff all around.

05-31-2013 03:56:11 | More by Rifugium
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3.63/5  rDev +6.5%

Poured from a growler into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a dark red with a small white head that dissipates quickly but leaves some lacing. Smells of some dark roasted malt and slight nuttiness, but nothing strong. Tastes of dark roasted malt with little bits of nuts and very slight hop bite. Beer is carbonated correctly and for its light body goes down smooth as it should. Overall, a slightly above average beer.

10-22-2012 01:45:12 | More by cyclonece09
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4.1/5  rDev +20.2%

Tried this as part of the Bulls & Bones Beer sampler....

3 oz sample

A: Name fits the look... Very clear with a Maroon, bronze like color... Good head and very nice lacing

S: Malt, with a hint of chocolate and caramel... Very nice

T: Smell and taste are dead on.... a little bitter chocolate and a nice splash of caramel...

M: Med to full bodied.... creamy and smooth

D: This is my favorite so far... I could knock a few of this back with ease.

03-31-2009 20:30:33 | More by mralphabet
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

08-22-2012 01:08:50 | More by sevenshubby
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

A clear light mahogany color with a thin fuzzy off-white head and fair lacing. The aroma is charcoal brown sugar with a hint of ham and some vague chocolate. Interesting but a bit weak. The taste comes off less interesting but is a more pronounced peppery wheat. I get very little of the advertised chocolate caramel malt explosion. This is quite fizzy, a bit thin (as fizzy beers so often seem to be) with an anemic swamp malt personality. It's not terrible at all, but too whimpy and watery for me. Needs more flavor and body. It's somewhat drinkable but I wouldn't want too many at this level of flavor. 20 ibu.

05-10-2009 16:08:46 | More by Durge
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North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

04-02-2013 23:41:31 | More by RWLawman
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

03-29-2013 02:12:56 | More by PaulsBrew
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South Carolina

2.25/5  rDev -34%

08-08-2013 04:32:14 | More by bmjivi221
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3.88/5  rDev +13.8%

An American brown ale. Had it on draft at Bull and Bones.

A - Medium copper head with good retention

S - Malty with hint of caramel

T - Slightly bitter, with brown sugar and a little chocolate

M - Smooth

D - Decent

Overall the beer was very much enjoyable.

03-06-2009 00:07:35 | More by bwlrjim
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4.75/5  rDev +39.3%

08-06-2012 14:21:36 | More by hsc12
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

03-27-2013 03:42:28 | More by nickfl
Maroon Effect Ale from Bull & Bones Brewhaus & Grill
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