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Hook & Ladder Backdraft Brown - Hook & Ladder Brewing Company (No. 2)

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Hook & Ladder Backdraft BrownHook & Ladder Backdraft Brown

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BA SCORE
81
good

232 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 232
Reviews: 185
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 8
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hook & Ladder Brewing Company (No. 2) visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-21-2002)
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SLeffler27

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3.18/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A big, root beer float head rests atop a Coca Cola colored beer and it retained well into the session.

The aroma is malty with alcohol and slightly off. Okay, there are some roasted malts detectable after the first whiff of this beer. The scent is VERY disappointing.

The flavor profile is simple - malty with some nuts and slight fruity tones.

This one resembles flat seltzer, but does retain some beeriness.

This is an easy drinker and could easily fill an afternoon. Puts the brown in Charlie Brown.

This tasting was from the last bottle of a six pack and may have suffered from age. I do remember very much enjoying the first sample. But I'll let the chips fall where they may and you can judge this one for yourself.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2008 20:54:00 | More by SLeffler27
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Hook & Ladder Backdraft Brown from Hook & Ladder Brewing Company (No. 2)
81 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.