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Santa Cruz Brown Ale - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

111 Ratings
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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 9.27%
Wants: 6
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 02-01-2012)
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4.23/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from tap into std pint glass at Fireworks pizza Leesburg, VA. Pours a deep hazy brown, slight amber. Little head but sticky lacing.
Smells very hoppy, sweet, and malty.
Taste is fantastic. Chocolatey, coffee, hoppy, and malty. Very unique and well balanced. Really a great brown and very unique of the style.

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.78/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up tonight at Bier Thirty for $6.50ish... poured into my small Cigar City snifter... creamy looking tannish head atop a clear walnut brown.... nice lacing and retention.

Wow... the nose is pretty damn hoppy... citrus and pine elements play well with a fair amount of crisp brown toast.... light cocoa/roast shows with warmth... a bit of EtOH too.. alcohol is evident.

Flavor mirrors the nose with a pronounced caramel element.... a surprising roasty component that never outweighs the other flavors.. lingering pithy citrus hoppiness.... the sweetness seems magnified by a surprisingly thick body for a beer with this low of an ABV... still finishes sorta dry and lingering.

Nice brew.... Don't know if I will buy another... but certainly respectable.

4.5/3.5/4/3.5/3.5

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Santa Cruz Brown Ale from Epic Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 111 ratings.