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Barrel Trolley Nut Brown Ale - World Brews

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BA SCORE
76
okay

58 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 14.42%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
World Brews visit their website
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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Photo of AleWatcher
1.68/5  rDev -48.5%
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.

AleWatcher, Oct 27, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

Blumstein, Nov 16, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

bsling, Wednesday at 02:04 AM
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2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

semaj, Jun 23, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

One1Asterisk, Sep 30, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

Falcone, Aug 11, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

mmmmbeer, Dec 30, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

bcsbeer, Jan 31, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

BigTrubble, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
2.8/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a Walter Payton shaker pint glass.

"Now you're on the trolley...the Barrel Trolley!" Taglines write themselves... This stuff pours a clear sunset topaz-amber topped by a finger of off-cream foam. The nose comprises hazelnut, light booze, caramel, and some strangely menthol-y hops. The taste brings in more of the same, with the hazelnut coming through as artificial and some nice rubbery plastic entering the scene as well. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a kinda limp brown ale, one that's not necessarily offensive, but one I don't see myself ever drinking again on purpose.

TMoney2591, Oct 17, 2012
Photo of brewcore
2.94/5  rDev -9.8%
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.

brewcore, Feb 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -8%

JMS1512, May 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8%

CWVegas, Apr 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8%

deansellers, Sep 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8%

tjsmith910, Jan 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -8%

ArmyATCBrewer, Oct 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8%

mcloud2, Jan 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -8%

khargro2, Jan 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8%

OldhouseRecs, Oct 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -8%

ahb5117, Oct 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8%

imperialking, May 10, 2013
Photo of chinchill
3.24/5  rDev -0.6%
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.

chinchill, Feb 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

tdm168, Jan 29, 2014
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Barrel Trolley Nut Brown Ale from World Brews
76 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.