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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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80
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172 Ratings
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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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whitebrow

Mississippi

3/5  rDev -14.5%

11-16-2013 20:37:29 | More by whitebrow
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TJK

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

11-14-2013 20:22:53 | More by TJK
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DWood

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -14.5%

11-14-2013 03:21:18 | More by DWood
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jonathaniler

Florida

5/5  rDev +42.5%

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

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

10-26-2013 05:24:25 | More by smekermann
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jmccullough108

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

10-25-2013 23:26:48 | More by jmccullough108
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

10-21-2013 17:18:20 | More by Kmat10
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

10-19-2013 23:47:53 | More by KStark
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DuffDaddy

Florida

4/5  rDev +14%

10-16-2013 17:13:10 | More by DuffDaddy
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Schlafly33

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

10-15-2013 00:55:51 | More by Schlafly33
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.5%

10-14-2013 21:59:55 | More by Segelstrom
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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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RogerTheShrubber

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

09-27-2013 00:13:59 | More by RogerTheShrubber
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Vestlake

Alabama

3/5  rDev -14.5%

09-25-2013 01:51:39 | More by Vestlake
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.56/5  rDev +1.4%

12 ounce bottle - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Bottled on: 08/26/2013.

Appearance: Pours a light brown body, good clarity, with a small, short-lived, white head.

Smell: Toasted breadcrusts licked with light-colored caramel and honey with cooked fruit compote and faintest, merest hint of hops.

Taste: Sweetish taste of toasted malts, with a caramel bent, and, perhaps, some perceived honey. Lightly estery, with hints of golden raisin, apple. Very restrained hop profile with a low, low bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: It's definitely a light, easy-drinking brown ale. I'm down for that, but, anyone looking for high hopping or a thicker, heavier brown might do best to look elsewhere.

09-22-2013 21:08:42 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Andlem

Alabama

4/5  rDev +14%

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

Alabama

3/5  rDev -14.5%

09-14-2013 06:11:44 | More by robertjskelton
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jkn09

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

09-08-2013 04:43:25 | More by jkn09
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richj1970

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

08-23-2013 12:13:54 | More by richj1970
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sajaffe1

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

08-18-2013 02:14:21 | More by sajaffe1
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swedishmailman

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

08-16-2013 20:42:42 | More by swedishmailman
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Akfindlay

Alabama

4/5  rDev +14%

08-14-2013 21:00:02 | More by Akfindlay
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

08-09-2013 16:45:59 | More by rorjets
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twiggamortis420

Texas

3.81/5  rDev +8.5%

12 oz bottle pours a clear copper color with a nice cap of tan head that shows good retention and lacing.

Nose is downright delightful! The honey is superbly integrated with graham cracker maltiness. Very nice.

Taste is more of the same with this beer, tastes more like a graham cracker than probably any other beer I have had. Honey is not as apparent on the flavor and finishes drier than expected with a little bit of toast and a decent amount of hops. I am digging this beer. Mouthfeel is thinner than I would like to see as well and the malt depth could use a boost. But overall I think this is a fine brown ale that I will definitely seek out again next time I am in Alabama. I am a sucker for a good English Brown Ale...though this one could fit just as well as an American Brown me thinks. Both Back Forty offerings I have had have been impressive - keep up the good work!

08-09-2013 00:00:42 | More by twiggamortis420
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

08-06-2013 11:00:57 | More by UltimateLivewire
Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale from Back Forty Beer Co.
80 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.