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King Street Brown Ale - Schooner Exact Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 6.91%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Schooner Exact Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 02-17-2010)
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Photo of philbertk
3.48/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Schooner Exact Brewing Company King Street Brown Ale--2011 32 oz. Growler Bottle. 5.50% ABV. 32 IBU's. (3.5 / 5.0) Thin lace thin light tan head. Clear bright rich dark ruby brown color. Gentle cocoa soft floral hop front. Smooth mild sweet refreshing brown biscoti mild chocolate fruit hint body. Cloying mild sweet light toffee cocoa fruit end. Well made with subtle hops. Sampled 1/22/2011. Purchased for $10.25 after $5.50 growler deposit at PCC--Fremont, Seattle on 1/22/2011.

Photo of woemad
4.1/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pint consumed at the Baby Bar in Spokane. FIrst time I'd seen this beer.

Poured a reddish brown color, with a decent sized whiteish head. Rings of lace were left on the sides of the glass.

Mildly sweet caramel notes in the nose, along with some biscuity scents.

Mildly sweet flavor, but with an earthy background flavor. There's also a restrained hop flavor way in the back. Slightly drier in the swallow than most brown ales I've tasted.

Medium bodied, with a coating mouthfeel.

Very drinkable. One of the most sessionable brown ales I've had. Most of the time I fine this style too sweet for repeated glasses, but this one is so well balanced that I feel like I could drink it all night.

Photo of flagmantho
3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this beer on tap last night at the Hooverville in Seattle.

Appearance: deep brown-amber hue with a bit of haze to the body. Head is a thin film of tan foam; can't expect much more from a tap pour.

Smell: lightly bready aroma. Not bad, but quite mild.

Taste: sweet malt flavor with a fair bit of caramel character. Smooth earthy bitterness. A little fruit on the aftertaste; interesting but good. I like it quite a bit, actually.

Mouthfeel: rich medium body with good viscosity and a well-integrated carbonation. Creamy and silky. Quite good.

Drinkability: a tasty, solid brown ale. Think I'll have another.

Photo of barleywinefiend
4.13/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dravt at Schooner Exact

A: Poured a brown with good carbonation and a nice white head

S: Toffee,syrup, sugars

T: Some molasses, syrup,nuts, leather and toffee. Nice tasting, actually, one of the btter browns I have had in a while

M: Lighter to medium bodied, just enough booze, toffee and sweetness on the palate with a clean finish

D: Yes, get some

Photo of RedDiamond
3.63/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A deep, ruddy red/brown ale with nutty, caramel flavor and abundant fresh tobacco qualities. Cola notes too. And no shortage of hops. This one's built on a fairly solid brown malt platform with strong hop additions.

Wouldn't mistake King Street for an English ale at all. The zealously over-hopped contours have USA all over them.

Photo of beertunes
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in straight pint glass. Poured a clean, clear almost mahogany brown with an inch of light tan head that had moderate retention and decent lacing.

A rich, smooth malty aroma wafts across the nose, with just a hint of hops on the end. The flavors are what were expected. A smooth, clean malt flavor coats the tongue and then there's that tickle of hops at the end.

The body was typical for the style, smooth and tongue coating without being heavy. Drinkability is very good, having several of these would be easy. Overall, a nice pleasant beer, worth your time when you see it.

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King Street Brown Ale from Schooner Exact Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.