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Four Barrel Brown - Triton Brewing Company

Four Barrel BrownFour Barrel Brown

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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 18.9%

Brewed by:
Triton Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: claaark13 on 03-16-2012)
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Photo of hosehead83


3.5/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Ruby/brown in color, with a nice two-inch head of light tan foam.
Aroma-Caramel and nut note
Taste-Toasted malt, caramel, nutty, faint hop note, light bodied, with a bit of a dry finish. Upon warming, finish becomes a bit astringent and metallic. Overall a decent brown.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 17:01:08 | More by hosehead83
Photo of schoolboy


4.25/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wow. This may be the best beer that ever made it out of Indiana. I always thought somebody must be making good beer there, and now I found someone. In the six years my son went to school there.

It could also be that I really never encountered anything of this style, have I, but I am usually a fan of styles Americanne. This may not be over the top like the hoppy things, but it is a special brew. American means a bit more....of everything. This one does that with a very nice balance.

I would definitely take a Titan Four Barrel any time.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 22:34:19 | More by schoolboy
Photo of thagr81us

South Carolina

3.4/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Big thanks goes out to BeerBuddy2122 for this one as a part of a recent trade! Served from bottle into a Duck-Rabbit nonic. Poured a brownish red-orange with a one finger off-white head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained phenomenal lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, caramel, wood, nutty, earth, and subtle roasted malt. The flavor was of sweet malt, nutty, subtle tart, caramel, and earth. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was a decent brew. Something about this one seemed a little bit off to me. The tart note that I got was screaming potential infection. Really kind of sad considering what I was hoping for on this one. Worth your time trying at least once if you get the opportunity.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 01:15:13 | More by thagr81us
Photo of secondtooth


3.95/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a deep ruby in color, with a pleasant head of off-white foam and loopy 2-finger lace.

Nose - sweet & malty, with touches of toffee, maple and roasted nuttiness. Very in tune with Fall.

Flavor is caramel-nutty malts, with a slight hint of citrus hops to round off the finish. This brown ale is nicely balanced and quite enjoyable. Would pick up again, easily.

Serving type: can

11-14-2012 19:11:35 | More by secondtooth
Photo of jmarsh123


3.58/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

On draft at Scotty's in Bloomington.

Pours dark brown with a pretty good white creamy head.

A little bit of bready malt, perhaps a little nut aroma. Nothing really stands out much.

Some bready malt again on the flavor. A little hopper than a normal brown provides a nice spicy dry finish.

Light on mouthfeel. Not horrible, but at times it was watery.

Decent beer although I'd still take Railsplitter any day. Worth a shot for trying something new.

Serving type: on-tap

07-10-2012 19:46:56 | More by jmarsh123
Photo of JamesS


4.55/5  rDev +38.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On tap at Creation Cafe. Poured a wonderfully deep brown with wonderful head and some nice lacing. Excellent deep and roasty aromas, with good semi-citrus undertones. Hugely thick, creamy, roasty, and chocolate flavors with a very nice and melding light citrus hop finish. Goes down great, a wonderful North American Ent draught.

Serving type: on-tap

06-28-2012 15:59:17 | More by JamesS
Photo of aasher


3.65/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

I got this on draft at Scottys Brewhouse on 96th St. It arrived with a creamy two finger cream colored head. The nose is soft, malty, has an ever so slight roast element, and a moderate amount of grain. The flavors essentially mimic the aromas. It's a little more bitter than the nose would lead you to believe. It is very light and smooth and ultimately easy to drink on draft. It's a solid brown, just nothing spectacular.

Serving type: on-tap

05-16-2012 19:58:06 | More by aasher
Photo of claaark13


3.2/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at Mudsocks. Served in a pint glass.

A - Dark brown, nice creamy head.

S - Some nuttiness with dark malts. Nothing crazy or potent, just above average.

T - Hops are certainly present, more so than others of the style. Bitter finish that almost provides a brett-like at first, dry on the finish. Some mild nutty flavors come through, some malts, but the hops drive the flavor.

M - Lighter and easy drinking. Appropriate for a brown.

O - Not a fan. I like the idea, but I think it could have been executed better. Just kinda average.

Serving type: on-tap

03-16-2012 00:22:26 | More by claaark13
Four Barrel Brown from Triton Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.