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Busted Knuckle Ale - Big Woods Brewing Co. / Quaff On! Brewing Company

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Busted Knuckle AleBusted Knuckle Ale

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BA SCORE
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42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Woods Brewing Co. / Quaff On! Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is our signature ale. Busted Knuckle is a hybrid ale, most similar to a “light” porter. We say “light” because, while it does have complexity, it is also a very smooth and approachable beer.

(Beer added by: robwestcott on 11-07-2010)
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A-Black in the glass, brown when pouring.

S-Roasted malt, vanilla, nuts, spice and caramel.

T-Similar to the nose, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, not much bitterness. Wish there was vanilla in the taste and a tad more bitterness.

M-Creamy and medium bodied.

O-This small brewery could make some decent brews, I need to get over to the pub sometime soon.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2012 16:20:03 | More by rlee1390
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S: Nose is a blend of an English mild and a big American porter: peat, chestnut, maple, and Maris otter vanilla notes are balanced alongside more roasty tones of coffee and toasted malt.

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Busted Knuckle Ale from Big Woods Brewing Co. / Quaff On! Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.