Buffalo Bayou 1836 - Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co

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Buffalo Bayou 1836
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100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 14.49%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: champ103 on 01-30-2012)
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On tap at Onion Creek.

The beer pours a copper color with a white head. The aroma is very malty with a lot of toffee and caramel notes. The flavor is more of the same, with some large toffee notes. I also get a little bit of grass and some caramel malt, but this thing is a toffee bomb. Easy to drink and refreshing. Thin to medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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I only got to try 5oz of this stuff as part of a flight of 5 Texas beers for $10. Served on tap at the Flying Saucer Beer Emporium in downtown Houston, Texas.

Nice, clear, copper color with a 1-finger white head that lasted about a minute. Minimal lacing.

Weak nose with just a faint hint of caramel malt.

The flavor was more toffee-like than caramel-like, with a good amount of bittering hops. Hoppier than most red ales.

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12 oz can is overcarbonated with large-bubbled white head taking up the majority of the glass. Expectedly sticks around quite some time.

Nose is a light toffee and some mildly fruity yeast. CO2 aromas abound with a little bit of floral hops.

Taste is a pleasant blend of caramel and leafy hops. The overcarbonation is a bit of a bummer, but this is not a bad little flagship amber that is easy to drink and has some interesting flavors. I wouldnt be opposed to drinking this again, would make a good offering at a ballgame...ahem Minute Maid, Toyota Center and NRG Stadium.

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Buffalo Bayou 1836 from Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co
79 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.