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Mr. Brown - People's Brewing Company

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64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
People's Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: mynie on 03-06-2010

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3.4/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.52/5  rDev +13.9%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of lilsmizzul1225
3.97/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had it on Nitro-Tap. Pretty decent brown ale.

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.76/5  rDev -5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark brown, with a slight transparency at the edge, a small, light tan head that reduces quickly to a ring, with significant lacing.

S - Bitter roast, a bit of char, a touch of hop, but mostly toasted grains.

T - As promised by the nose, with well-rounded roasted flavor that comes across as dark bread that has been toasted, closing toward a mingled hop bitterness and sweet molasses bread flavors.

M - Moderately carbonated, smooth, somewhat light for the style, but just lush enough to satisfy.

O - I'm a sucker for a good brown, and this qualifies. Tasty and drinkable, with just enough bite.

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mr. Brown, an "imperial" brown ale pours with a very thin head, light foam after dying down, with little lacing. Smell is of rye, chocolate, medium roasted earthy malts, and spicy hops. Taste is solid with a rye like character, chocolate and light caramel notes up front, and a spicy hop taste that is more towards the bitter side of a typical porter on the finish. Decent mouthfeel, silky but bracing at the same time. Overall a decent porter, although reminds me more of a rye porter. Not the best I have tried, but a good middle of the road style beer. The hops throw myself off, but for a hop head it is a good one.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Bis4beer70
4.98/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

a perfect taste!

I've been getting growlers of this for over a year now & it's never disappointing.

Lafayette may be famous for Axl Rose and Shannon Hoon but Mr.Brown is also a rock star!

L - brown (almost black) with smallish head that drops quick.

S - Malty smell with some alcohol and hops...you are not overwhelmed at all by the 7.00% ABV.

T - what hits you first & in what order? Coffee,malt, caramel, toffee, roast ,hops, earthy, sweet roasted flavor and then don't forget our Indiana water!

M - Medium mouth-feel as if with a caramel/very slight coffee like finish.

A unique american brown ale that seems to almost want to be a porter. The malt/hops mix make it perfect. I really dig this one in the winter...but anytime is nice too!

Also,going there on Wednesdays and getting a $2 off growler for this beer always puts you in a great mood...(in bottles,it also rocks!& like "mound builder",the label/artwork are very cool)...& the latest issue of "Beer Advocate" is always there on the counter to read while waiting on the growler...

Cheers!

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of Tickman
3.84/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark, rich, moderately thick pour with average light tan head, some lacing. Notes of cocoa, light roast coffee and piney hops hit the nose. Taste is like a marriage between a rich porter and a black IPA; roastiness, mild tannins, coffee beans and raisins overplayed with resinous, slightly citrusy hops. Silky mouthfeel with lingering hop bitterness; no acrid or sharp notes. Relatively smooth and very drinkable...could double as a dangerous session beer.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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Mr. Brown from People's Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.