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Bravo Brown - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.38%


Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A single-hopped strong brown ale brewed using the hop variety Bravo. This beer is then aged for up to a year in circa 1990's used Heaven Hill bourbon barrels.

(Beer added by: rayjay on 05-31-2007)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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S - Peculiar. Plentiful burnt toffee, toasted cashew, and a jammy sort of fig note. Not at all revealing of booze, as anticipated from a FW offering.

T - Up front is bitter dark chocolate, transitioning into coconut, a wonderful caramel, dark fruit, honey, and a plethora of other elements. No alcohol solvency and minimal warming.

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Bravo Brown from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.