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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

177 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 14%
Wants: 3
Gots: 18 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

gtank, Feb 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

markjarema11, Feb 05, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

mattsander, Jan 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

jmsedgwick, Jan 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

jkermitj, Jan 14, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

garuda, Jan 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.3%

ninaturner, Jan 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Golden32, Jan 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Boone757, Dec 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Summer92, Dec 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

Antonius08, Dec 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Erik-P, Dec 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

ZachT, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of JeanDuteau
3.03/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

It pours out amber but there is no head to speak of and what is there disappears quickly. I got a sniff of citrus but not much else. The taste is nothing special but it does drink well on the palate - medium with an upfront fizz that is not too long. I couldn't taste the honey anywhere except maybe in the smell.

JeanDuteau, Dec 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Westvleteren12, Dec 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev 0%

rogerdandy, Dec 11, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

Yanka, Dec 11, 2013
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3.45/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle, day 10 of the 2013 Craft Beer Advent Calendar. The name of this beer itself does not exactly conjure up the prettiest of images.

This beer pours a crystal clear, medium bronzed amber hue, with one skinny finger of weakly foamy, and mostly bubbly dirty white head, which leaves a few low-lying specks of spotted lace around the glass as it quickly dissolves.

It smells of semi-sweet bready caramel malt, clover honey, a touch of stone fruit, and very mild earthy, weedy hops. The taste is more rather pithy caramel and toasted bready malt, somewhat sweet mead-like honey, a hint of oily nuttiness, a generic brown sugar sweetness, and weak earthy, leafy hops.

The carbonation is pretty understated, and hardly up for a tussle, the body medium-light in weight, and rather clammy in its attempt at smoothness. It finishes off-dry, the lingering pithy bready malt, neutered honey, and still weak as the day is long hops riding this one out.

A rather weak attempt at a drinkable version of the style - everything just seems wan and uninteresting, to the point of serious ennui. The honey is a nice idea, but barely makes a dent in the overall impression of this offering. If you see this particular honey giving you the eye, check yourself, and simply walk away.

biboergosum, Dec 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

NooseJustice, Dec 01, 2013
Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale from Back Forty Beer Co.
80 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.