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Brekle's Brown - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

721 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 721
Reviews: 281
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 10
Gots: 40 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

wrightst, Jun 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Latarnik, Jun 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

poskok, May 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

woogie359, May 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

KevMo84, May 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

trevorpost, May 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

MonkeyBread, May 14, 2014
Photo of tastybeer
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.

tastybeer, May 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

wafers, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

henryclay_, May 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

TheBigBoy, May 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

sneezye, May 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

MattXT, May 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

MikeWard, May 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

BKotch, Apr 28, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

squirrel49, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

atrocity, Apr 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

axxe, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of KajII
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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KajII, Apr 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

afsdan, Apr 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Schmoog, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

jcubz, Apr 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

SkinniePost, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of Henrich
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.

Henrich, Apr 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

nodder, Apr 13, 2014
Brekle's Brown from Anchor Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 721 ratings.