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Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale - Back Forty Beer Co.

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Truck Stop Honey Brown AleTruck Stop Honey Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

172 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 172
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 13.96%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Back Forty Beer Co. visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hops: Magnum and Willamette
Malts: Honey malt, Crystall malt and Chocolate malt
Honey: Alabama Wildflower (Mobile, AL)

(Beer added by: reeverbythespeak on 05-03-2010)
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CrazyOtto623

Alabama

5/5  rDev +42.5%

11-20-2011 17:55:32 | More by CrazyOtto623
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jonathaniler

Florida

5/5  rDev +42.5%

10-28-2013 05:27:27 | More by jonathaniler
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sewhitehead

Alabama

5/5  rDev +42.5%

07-26-2014 20:40:33 | More by sewhitehead
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Dub12588


4.75/5  rDev +35.3%

06-30-2014 16:09:33 | More by Dub12588
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schuyhigh

Alabama

4.58/5  rDev +30.5%

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.

A: Copper-tone with light head.

S: Honey and sweet nectar..smells good.

T: Delicious...nice collaboration of hops and malts, some fruity some chocolately and a nice touch of honey!

M: Feels nice.

D: Too drinkable. A well crafted beer and obviously didn't go unnoticed picking up Silver Medal at Great American Beer Festival this past year. Well-deserved!

12-01-2010 04:35:18 | More by schuyhigh
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WarEagleJeep

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

07-16-2014 23:52:37 | More by WarEagleJeep
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bushwack

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

10-21-2012 00:41:32 | More by bushwack
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maleman

Mississippi

4.44/5  rDev +26.5%

From a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Best by dating on bottle. Poured an almost tea color with an initial one-finger white head that receded into a thin cap. Thin, oily lacing was present. Nose is full of malty bread. The taste follows the nose with a sweet bready flavor and some pepper. Mouthfeel is a bit less than medium with little to no aftertaste. Overall, one of Bama's best offerings. Is one of my go-to's.

04-04-2013 22:52:45 | More by maleman
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hangh

Alabama

4.28/5  rDev +21.9%

A - Nice clear amber brown color. The beer has a smaller head that dissapates fairly quickly but is very fine and clings nicely to the glass. Very inviting carbonation bubbles rise to the top. A little lighter than some brown ales but a nice looking beer.

S - Rich honey tastes rise from this beer. There is also some nice coffee? or chocolate smells coming from the beer. It has an earthy element and overall the smell is very good and not too strong or too weak. Smell complements the taste exceptionally.

T - Taste is really where this beer won me over. The honey addition makes a perfect complement to the brown ale flavors. It is brewed for Back Forty by Lazy Magnolia and has some influences of the Pecan Lazy Magnolia. If you get a chance try it.

MF - Medium bodied with light carbonation
D - Great beer, I get it when I can

This is an excellent beer from a very small brewery. The added honey makes a unique twist that is characteristic to the beer. It is hard to find, but if you see it you need to try it.

06-27-2010 00:37:05 | More by hangh
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Ice_cyclops86

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

08-26-2014 20:47:22 | More by Ice_cyclops86
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Zach136

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

10-09-2013 22:33:23 | More by Zach136
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Sivad

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

04-07-2013 03:46:26 | More by Sivad
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Antonius08

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

12-23-2013 22:47:42 | More by Antonius08
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TRAMZ

Alabama

4.14/5  rDev +17.9%

If you enjoy brown ales, this is an Alabama special. I find it very hard to believe that "Brown" by Good People is so highly acclaimed, when I much prefer the Truck Stop Honey Brown. Give it a try, I guarantee, you'll enjoy. It's tough to find, so don't hesitate if the opportunity presents.

03-04-2013 00:23:55 | More by TRAMZ
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tbryan5

Louisiana

4.1/5  rDev +16.8%

08-19-2014 01:48:35 | More by tbryan5
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AgentMunky

California

4.1/5  rDev +16.8%

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pilsner glass.

A: A nice, glowing-warm reddish-brown. Lots of bubbles; thin but creamy head. Some lacing.

S: Honey definitely comes through on top of beerier malty notes.

T: Wow, this is way different than I anticipated. It's really quite hoppy for a brown ale, with sweet honey acting as the balancing influence. The aftertaste ends up hoppier than sweet. The combination is strange, but actually quite compelling.

M: The honey/hoppy combo plays out in the mouthfeel as well; it's quite engaging.

D: I would drink this beer a lot. It's easy sipping, interesting drinking, and goes down swell. Would buy again; recommended.

09-02-2010 02:34:32 | More by AgentMunky
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JayS2629

Alabama

4.08/5  rDev +16.2%

A dark mahogany with amber hints in the light. Thin, but creamy cap of foam that leaves thick creamy walls of lace. Excellent retention.

The aroma is sweet malts, hints of roast, and honey. Low hop profile. The taste follows the nose with a mild sweet malt, slightly watery, hints of earthy hops, sweet honey, faint chocolate note, light toast, and a hint of roasted malt. Quite nutty. Creamy but light texture. Refreshing and easy to drink. Quite sessionable.

04-16-2011 23:23:25 | More by JayS2629
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reeverbythespeak

Alabama

4/5  rDev +14%

This light-bodied, sweet brown ale is easy to drink in one session. Its color is a thin brown, close to amber. The smell is non-obtrusive, but not revealing either. The taste is light, and sweet with a bit of nuttiness. Brewed with local wildflower honey, so it's good for my allergies. :) I'm glad to see another style from Back 40, as the pale ale is such a tough category to start in. I have enjoyed this 6-pack enough to have finished it in two days! Congrats to Back 40!

05-03-2010 22:39:22 | More by reeverbythespeak
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ninaturner

Florida

4/5  rDev +14%

01-05-2014 17:16:27 | More by ninaturner
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Jonbw

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +14%

12-19-2012 18:36:35 | More by Jonbw
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JoseR


4/5  rDev +14%

12-30-2012 18:31:11 | More by JoseR
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Tyler_Davis


4/5  rDev +14%

07-29-2014 21:59:38 | More by Tyler_Davis
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Andlem

Alabama

4/5  rDev +14%

09-19-2013 03:40:18 | More by Andlem
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Ober

Alabama

4/5  rDev +14%

02-19-2012 00:10:29 | More by Ober
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a0lbudman

Alabama

4/5  rDev +14%

11-22-2013 00:52:08 | More by a0lbudman
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Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale from Back Forty Beer Co.
80 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.