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Helltown Mischievous Brown Ale - Helltown Brewing

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Helltown Mischievous Brown Ale
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88
very good

57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.87%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Helltown Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OWSLEY069 on 08-06-2011)
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1%

07-22-2013 16:36:17 | More by InspectorBob
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1%

07-18-2013 15:27:38 | More by NJBeer265
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

07-11-2013 03:41:17 | More by orangesol
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is a chocolate brown with about a finger of head that dissipated quickly. There is a malty and bready nose – exactly what I might expect in a standard brown ale. The flavor is hearty with a mild and slightly sour bitterness on the finish. The light roasted malt character is pleasant and makes for a solid, but not exceptional brown ale.

Serving type: on-tap

07-07-2013 05:42:45 | More by 57md
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

06-28-2013 02:42:12 | More by reitzbrewing
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had at the blue dog.
Came too me very much looking like a stout. Deepestbrown black with a tall mocha head dense and long lasting with plenty o' lacing.
Aroma was roasted malts fruits caramel sugars. Maybe some hops.
Taste was good. It was full bodied smooth and easy drinking. Lots of roasted goodness in there with hints of fruits and nuts.
My first from helltown and I'm happy to say not my last.

Serving type: on-tap

05-26-2013 11:12:55 | More by micromaniac129
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jp312

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

05-13-2013 00:34:17 | More by jp312
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Tatartastic

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

05-10-2013 18:40:38 | More by Tatartastic
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

05-09-2013 14:49:26 | More by zekeman17
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

05-09-2013 00:11:49 | More by rolltide8425
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Cazlo

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

03-16-2013 02:55:21 | More by Cazlo
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GreenJetta912

Pennsylvania

4.93/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

In a pint glass-Pours brown.... I was expecting that. half finger of head, not much lacing. appearance is normal for brown. slight red edges to the beers color.

Smell is toast. like a fresh honey wheat bagel in the toaster. brown sugar sweet, slight coffee note.

Taste: Wow, who knew a brown ale could taste this good? Extremely quaffable but with a shitload of flavor. At first its slightly toasty, a little brown sugary sweetness and then a lil' tiny roasted m alt starts talking to ya. I could have one of these for breakfast.

Finish is perfect. a little bit of coffee on a maltly sweet canvas. Leaves you begging for more. MMmmmm, get in my mouth.

Overall: I'm a hophead. Before I had this beer, I always told everybody I didn't like any example of the style. This is the only brown ale I've ever had that I actually enjoy. It's a tad more roasty than other examples and much more depth. It's Awesome in every way. Doesn't look all that impressive but who cares?

Serving type: on-tap

03-06-2013 22:38:44 | More by GreenJetta912
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MikhailStout


4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-22-2013 06:08:02 | More by MikhailStout
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Seaba

Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Darker than expected, very dark red held up to a light.

Smells a little roasty, malty, nutty. Certainly seems that an English yeast was used.

Tastes of caramel, minimal coffee, slight sweetness.

Lighter on the carbonation side, very drinkable/session-able. Very smooth

For a brown ale this is very good, would buy again.

Serving type: on-tap

01-09-2013 15:03:27 | More by Seaba
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

12-30-2012 18:18:13 | More by kbuzz
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.2%

12-25-2012 22:42:52 | More by ejimhof
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

11-22-2012 01:50:19 | More by hollywood_15063
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2x10

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy dark brown, with a small head that dissipated instantly. Grabbed this straight from the brewery garage from a growler straight into a tulip glass.

It was extremely fresh with a small amount of carbonation. Very drinkable with a toasted nut, caramel and light coffee flavor. The taste did not linger but the coffee essence continued throughout. This goes down way to fast and tastes too good! I could probably drink the whole growler (if I could stand-up). This could easily become one of my favorites, if the draft version at the local pubs tastes as good as this.

Serving type: growler

11-20-2012 22:17:06 | More by 2x10
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

11-09-2012 00:56:58 | More by randylangford
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Was very happy to see this (the only obscure-enough beer on a quite extensive list) available while out at lunch.

Ah. So this is an English brown ale? Well then, that kicks it up a notch even further.

Even though this beer came out extremely cold - way, way too cold - it still was able to exhibit some very nice and smooth characteristics. Thankfully, it was an imperial pint, so I was able to try some of it at a more appropriate temperature. Great characteristics. Subtle and smooth and delicate. The only downside is that it was a bit thin and I certainly could have dealt with a longer lasting flavor profile. However, who cares. This is an excellent beer.

If this is indicative of what Helltown can do, then they are dead center on my radar from here on out.

Serving type: on-tap

11-06-2012 02:27:48 | More by RblWthACoz
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mryoshi33

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

10-16-2012 22:23:30 | More by mryoshi33
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wvsabbath

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

07-23-2012 02:28:04 | More by wvsabbath
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IPAFrankieH

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

07-18-2012 20:09:45 | More by IPAFrankieH
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SATBMan

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

02-09-2012 21:37:21 | More by SATBMan
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appears a ruby bronw hue with a light tan head, leaves behind tiny flecks. Poured at Piper's Pub at the perfect serving temp. Aroma has roasted malts with floral herbal hop presence, but mainly a nice caramelized sugar in the base malt. So far, an excellent representative for new craft breweries in Western PA. Flavor brings out malts with caramelized sugars blended well with a roasted nut character and herbal hop notes that collide beautifully. Best brown ale I've had in quite sometime definitely a winner. Motuhfeel is medium bodied with even carbonation slick hop oils nothing cloying easy drinking Helltown ales. Overall the type of beer I could drink in number excellent brown ale from Mt. Pleasant, PA.

Serving type: on-tap

02-05-2012 20:07:41 | More by WVbeergeek
Helltown Mischievous Brown Ale from Helltown Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.