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Barrel Trolley Nut Brown Ale - World Brews

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BA SCORE
76
okay

60 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 14.46%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 10-17-2012)
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Reviews by brewcore:
Photo of brewcore
2.94/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into snifter.

A: Dark reddish brown with a one finger white head that dissipates to a thin ring. Good lacing.

S: Sweet malts. Molasses on the back end. Malty with no hop nose.

T: Not a whole lot of flavor. Malty and smooth. Lingering sweetness.

M: Moderate to high carbonation for the style. Thin mouthfeel.

O: This beer left me saying "eh." It was left in my fridge after an oyster roast. Not something I will seek out. Finishes too sweet for my liking. IMHO it would be a great beer for those who haven't yet ventured into the realm of craft beer; a gateway beer if you will.

More User Reviews:
Photo of chinchill
3.24/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from an undated 12 oz bottle (out of Rochester NY) into a Unibroue goblet.
A: Dark reddish-brown color; clear; small and mostly short-lived tan head; good lacing.
Aroma: Sweet malts. quite sweet but otherwise rather faint. Hints of hazelnuts and toffee.
T: Not a lot of flavor. Malty and sweet, but an acceptable level of sweetness that is much lower than suggested by the nose. Decently nutty.
M: Moderate to high carbonation: body is a bit thin for the style. Mild harshness.
O: Rather average if light; improves substantially with warming.

Photo of JMS1512
3/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of tdm168
3.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of CWVegas
3/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of cjgator3
3.8/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle

A- Pours a dark reddish brown color with a large light tan colored head with good retention and lacing.

S- The aroma is sweet malt, caramel, toffee and sweetened cocoa.

T- The taste like the aroma has a lot of malty sweetness up front with a dark bready finish.

M- The mouthfeel is between light and medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

O- Overall, this beer is pretty solid for what it is. It is an easy drinking brown ale that I could put back a few with ease.

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3.25/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +23.1%

Photo of tone77
3.38/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. has a dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, a bit of hops. Taste is light hops, a bit of nuts,a touch of malts, easy drinking and refreshing. Feels light in the mouth and overall this is a decent beer.

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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +30.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

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3.25/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +38.5%

Photo of AleWatcher
1.68/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

Bottle into dimpled mug.

Reddish brown body. Small head faded quickly to a thin bubbly film providing only 30% coverage. No lacing.

Smells of big caramel malt. Little roast... Very rubbery/synthetic hazlenut flavor. Do I detect a hint of bandaid? The beer is overly sweet. Again no hops. This brewery is not a fan of using hops in their recipes.

The body is ok. Kinda light, but a little syrupy... At least is isn't crazy overcarbonated like the other beers I've had from these guys.

Overall-- meh. Again.
This is yet another beer that makes me feel as though I've been duped. I really feel as though this brewery is a front for BMC as an attempt to lure "craft drinkers" back.
Don't fall for it.

Photo of Kelrel9
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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Barrel Trolley Nut Brown Ale from World Brews
76 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.