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Banana Hammock - Hillcrest Brewing Company

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Banana Hammock
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 8
Avg: 3.32
pDev: 13.25%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hillcrest Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: mactrail on 08-01-2012

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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 8
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Dark reddish amber in the tulip. Fair carbonation but not especially sudsy. Some resiny aromas and malty nose.

This does not jump out at you as a Scotch Ale, it is so strong and full of flavors. Some sweet taste right off, and something funky that could be construed as peat. Accompanied by some quite bitter twangs. Like a Back fugue scratched out on a fiddle. Crazily toasted and roasted malt flavors. Not overly sweet, but it has a candy touch and overall seems too raw, too grainy, too strong. A lot of raw-tasting hops and gets quite bitter after a while.

On tap at the brewpub as one of their regular offerings. $8 for a 10 oz glass.

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Banana Hammock from Hillcrest Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.