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Mountain Man Strong Ale - The Front Brewing Company

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Reviews: 8
Hads: 36
Avg: 3.84
pDev: 16.41%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Front Brewing Company
Montana, United States | website

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy | 6.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: GeezLynn on 01-04-2014

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Reviews: 8 | Hads: 36
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Photo of AndyMueller
3.56/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of butters_mcgee
3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RenzoD
3.74/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at Trappers Saloon in Eureka, Montana. Asked for the darkest local beer on tap and they brought me this. I was very pleasantly surprised. Seems to be a decent amount of scotch ales in Montana. This one is very tasty.

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Photo of beergorrilla
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.02/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zaphog
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OrphanAnnie
4.01/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Not as full flavor wise as it should be, it's nice and thick though

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of papat444
4.12/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A vigorous pour leave not much lacing or head. Thankfully, the rest is very good. Hints of smoke and BBQ with a very chewy caramel flavor. Really good stuff!

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Photo of TetonMike
3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GeezLynn
3.84/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Fusion in Helena.
Nice appearance - cloudy brown with a well-retained white head. Smell was a bit muted by the extremely cold temp the beer was served at, but it leaned very malty, with caramel and light fruity yeast. Flavor matched - rich caramel malts with a hint of roastiness. Slightly sweet but balanced with light English(?) hops. Mouthfeel was medium bodied and slightly dry with modest carbonation.

Enjoyed my first beer from The Front and will look for more from them in the future.

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

Photo of Kurmaraja
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of archyquaffer
3.04/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from the open top pint can into a schooner glass. A pretty aggressive pour produces about a half inch of tan colored head that dissipates quickly but leaves a solid ring and islands of lace. The beer is a fairly dark yellowish-brown and appears to have light carbonation.

The aroma hints strongly at a molasses-like maltiness within. This is confirmed on the tongue, along with some dark fruit notes, a hint of Beech Nut chewing tobacco, and some breadiness. The mouth feel is fairly light considering the malty flavors. Bitterness is almost wholly lacking, leaving an overly sweet aftertaste that wears on the palate after awhile.

This is a decent Scotch ale I suppose, but I find it hard to drink more than one. It is overly sweet even for this style and could use some bitterness to balance.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.23/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IDABEERGUY
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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Mountain Man Strong Ale from The Front Brewing Company
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