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Brekle's Brown - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

691 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 691
Reviews: 279
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 10
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Single hopped with Citra.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 03-07-2011)
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-16-2014 18:53:03 | More by trevorpost
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MonkeyBread

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-14-2014 05:12:19 | More by MonkeyBread
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tastybeer

North Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Color is garnet brown, clear but dark, with an initially large tab head. Aroma is sweet floral, fruity green apple, buttery dough, and abundant caramel toffee malt. Creamy malts, toasty, and nutty. Taste is fruity, bright, yeasty with some brisk hop over caramel, and some smoke/roastiness. Mouthfeel is thin feeling, very liquidy, and seemingly not dense enough to hold up all the flavors. Pretty juicy actually. Overall not bad. Easy to drink fast and interesting aromas and taste.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2014 00:43:07 | More by tastybeer
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wafers

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11%

05-11-2014 14:08:44 | More by wafers
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henryclay_

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.6%

05-10-2014 16:30:39 | More by henryclay_
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11%

05-08-2014 03:22:43 | More by TheBigBoy
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sneezye

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-04-2014 01:29:27 | More by sneezye
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MattXT

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-02-2014 01:06:56 | More by MattXT
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11%

05-01-2014 21:30:43 | More by MikeWard
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BKotch

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-28-2014 22:43:17 | More by BKotch
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squirrel49

South Dakota

2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

04-27-2014 03:47:20 | More by squirrel49
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atrocity

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-25-2014 15:06:52 | More by atrocity
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axxe

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

04-24-2014 20:04:19 | More by axxe
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KajII

North Carolina

3.48/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

[Suggested Glassware: Dimpled Mug]

The pour was a dark caramel brown with a large (3-4 finger) light brown sudsy head that lasted pretty much throughout, reducing slightly to a large cap and had good spotty lacing.

The aroma was of a sweet toasted dark bread malt, light resin hops and a doughy yeast along with notes of toffee, coffee, and dark fruit (plums).

The taste was lightly malty sweet with a pinch of toffee from the get go, progressing with a light roasty coffee presence and a mildly bitter hoppy ending. The flavor lasted an average time following the swallow, with a mildly roasty sweet fruity taste left behind.

Mouthfeel was almost medium in body with a thin dry texture and a mild carbonation.

Overall this was a very tasty and well balanced Brown Ale, which had a smooth and roasty aftertaste that just left you wanting another sip...

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Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 18:25:42 | More by KajII
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afsdan

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-21-2014 06:44:06 | More by afsdan
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-20-2014 16:00:04 | More by Schmoog
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jcubz

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.6%

04-20-2014 14:53:39 | More by jcubz
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-18-2014 00:05:26 | More by SkinniePost
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Henrich

Missouri

3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: 1 finger of anemic off-white foam settles to a nice, thin cap over the top of this deep, clearish, reddish-mahogony beer. Looks nice.
Smell: I can smell the hops, distinctly. Once you get used to that, you can detect a sweet, pleasant maltiness.
Taste: This beer is very well balanced. Slight carbonic bite and pleasant hoppy bitterness yields to nice malty sweetness, with a nice, sweet, toasty finish. Again, fantastically balanced.
Mouth-Feel: Carbonation is noticeable and seems to fight against the thickness of this beer. Pleasant overall, but adds little.
Overall: A very solid brew. It tases like a lighter, more balanced porter. I would buy it again, but my maximum would be two bottles. A tad syrupy, otherwise very decent.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 04:53:53 | More by Henrich
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nodder

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-13-2014 21:17:32 | More by nodder
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BrewClint

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.6%

04-08-2014 14:22:36 | More by BrewClint
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-05-2014 04:54:41 | More by NorthSideSean
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keithmurray

New York

3.76/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pint glass

Appearance - translucent mahogany/chestnut colour with tan head

Smell - caramel, toasted nuts, cherry

Taste - caramel, a bit of toasted nut in there, toffee,cherry sweetness

mouthfeel - sweetness upfront, medium bodied, ample carbonation, good amount of hoppiness in the finish

Overall - decent brown ale I'm glad to have tried

Price point - $2.10/12 oz single

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 21:31:46 | More by keithmurray
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ambruns1979

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-02-2014 00:45:20 | More by ambruns1979
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Pillowburn

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

04-01-2014 03:06:39 | More by Pillowburn
Brekle's Brown from Anchor Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 691 ratings.