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Biker Brown Ale - Wilbur Brewing Co.

Biker Brown AleBiker Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

10 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.99%


Brewed by:
Wilbur Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tippebrewcrew2 on 03-25-2010)
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Ratings: 10 | Reviews: 10
Reviews by Brettster:
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Brettster

Indiana

4.03/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass. Produced a huge foamy tan head that stuck around quite a bit. Very deep brown and pretty good carbonation. Smells delicious. Has some roasted malt and a little smokey. A slight sweet taste. A roasted and smoky taste at first with a watery finish. A light bubbly body makes this brown very drinkable. Pretty good brown. Good new Indiana Brewery!

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2010 22:40:12 | More by Brettster
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tykees88

Indiana

3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- very nice rich stumpy brown, with a medium brown head. lacing is on all sides of the glass. very nice pour, very nice to watch go down the glass.

S- smells nutty. truthfully. there is a lingering off extract smell however.

T- tastes rich. it is a heavy malt brown ale. very nice. will be great in the fall time.

M- thick and hearty brew this is.

O- pretty good. i think it's wilbur's most rounded beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2011 16:29:41 | More by tykees88
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biggred1

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Dark, coffee-brown with a slight light tan head that quickly shrinks to a skim. Roasted malt and a distinct rubbing alcohol/fusel aroma. Roasty malt, citric hops and an off "extract" homebrew quality I can't put my finger on. Medium bodied, chalky and a little under-carbonated for my liking. I'm all for supporting the local brewer but Biker Brown misses the mark...a lot.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2011 23:10:02 | More by biggred1
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JamesS

Indiana

3.85/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours an excellent deep brown color with excellent head and lacing. Nice deep scent, slight toffee aroma with a slight hop undertone. Good flavor, some very nice deep malts and a decent finish with a bit of hop bitterness (citrus?) at the end; flavor was hurt by off-old-extract flavor. Very smooth and went down well.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2011 17:48:40 | More by JamesS
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.28/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Dogfish Head shaped pint glass.

The post-DLD death march cornucopia yields yet another bottle of Hoosierly brewness. This one pours a clear ruby brown topped by an especially effervescent bed of ecru foam that settles to a thickness of about a third of a finger. The nose comprises biscuits, caramel, rye bread, and dry saltines. The taste holds notes of light toffee, diluted citrus peel, and a vague floral bitterness. It all comes together in a sorta bland Austerlitz, all of the flavors fighting instead of cooperating. The body is a very light medium, with an active carbonation and a crisp, semi-dry finish. Overall, a decent brown, but still very ho-hum.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2010 00:51:36 | More by TMoney2591
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robwestcott

Indiana

3.63/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

second shot for this one. this time from a growler straight from the brewer. poured into a dogfish head signature glass, a deep dark brown with a finger and a half tan head that dissipated fairly quickly leaving a thin rim around the edge of the glass.

less carbonation than the first time around from a 12oz bottle. nice malts and again, an average to above average brown that smooths out after sitting for a few minutes.

good from a bottle and better from the growler.

Serving type: growler

04-27-2010 22:28:34 | More by robwestcott
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mgisler03

Indiana

3.23/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Very dark, almost stout-like, not much head, but whats there is cream colored. Dissipates quickly and leaves no lacing.

S - Not much smell, hints of toasty malt

T - Taste is nothing out of the ordinary, fairly par for a brown ale. Deep roasted malt, slight hint of nuts. Good mild flavor.

M - Good amount of carbonation in the mouth, despite its extremely dark appearance it is not overly thick, especially for a brown ale.

D - Good beer for drinking with dinner, could have more than one in a sitting.

thanks to the barnes bomb for the bottle!

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2010 02:31:25 | More by mgisler03
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route66pubs

California

2.23/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

There's pretty much nothing to this beer. It's dark, dark brown, bordering on black. Very little if any head which has no retention whatsoever. Pretty unremarkable in the aroma as well, and not a lot of flavor to go around. The excessive carbonation in this beer almost provides something worthwhile in the mouth, however, but there is no reason here to consider this something to follow up on again.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2010 02:52:21 | More by route66pubs
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thebarnesbomb

Indiana

3.95/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Tasted at the Indiana Microbrewers Winterfest; Starting gravity of 54 and 43 IBU hopping. The only certified organic brewery in Indiana- nice!
A- Pours a dark brown with outlying copper hues; hazy, with off-white head that leaves little lacing

S- Smokey toffee malts

T- Caramel & toffee malts on the palate with a lingering sweet aftertaste

M- Very light on the palate, almost like a lager. Bottle-conditioned, not C02 injected, so less carbonation than most beers

D- Highly drinkable! Makes a great "session beer", very smooth and easy on the palate

A very solid beer for such a small operation. Tough to find, but I know the owner so please email me if interested: [email protected] and I can get it for you.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2010 22:38:12 | More by thebarnesbomb
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tippebrewcrew2

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an interesting raison, ruby, brown with a large foaming off white to brownish head with light lacing. The nose is very floral with almost a belgian character to it. Light ester, tart yeast, with a faint sweetness at the back end. High carbonation with a light sour belgian character and a very lively feel. Light bodied but not particularly watery. The faintest hint of roasted malt at the farthest reach of the taste. The main overlying flavors remind me a lot of an abbey brown. Drinkability as a session beer is good. 5% abv with lots of carbonation make for a refreshing brew. If you do not like belgians you will probably not enjoy this beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2010 04:46:38 | More by tippebrewcrew2
Biker Brown Ale from Wilbur Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.