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Baranof Brown - Baranof Island Brewing

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 4.49%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baranof Island Brewing visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  6.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerKangaroo on 07-07-2013)
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Ratings: 5 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by BVukelich:
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3.53/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Walked into a local bottle shop and asked for something different as I was staring at this beer. She said I was looking in the perfect spot for something different. They just received this brown ale in from Sitka, AK. Apparently they know the brewer and were the first bottle shop in WA to offer this brew. So...I'm one of the first tasting this beer in the state!?! Cool, if true.

Great color, ok aroma and taste. Decent beer but honestly, I'm picking up that dirty ashtray taste on the back end of the taste. That's preventing me from giving it north of a 4 star rating.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 22:11:26 | More by BVukelich
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3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Alright, I am going to make an effort on this one.
Into a mug, this had a nice dark brown color with a one finger white to off white foamy head that died within about a minute leaving some light stringy yet somewhat foamy lacing.
The smell had a nice blend of roasty sweet coffee beans to a nice light nuttiness to it.
The flavor was roasty and sweet.
The mouthfeel was smooth and somewhat velvety creamy around my mouth.
Overall, I've always thought this was a solid brown ale I just didn't know how to say it until now.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2014 05:45:05 | More by SitkaSteve
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 650 ml bottle into a standard pint.

A: Dark brown. Pours a 1+ finger, foamy, brown-white head. Settles slowly to a light foamy blanket. Light beer ring lacing.

S: Light roasted malt grains, hazelnut, butterscotch, and maple.

T: Roasted grains. Nutty tone is prominent. A little peaty pungency. And a slight sweetness for balance.

M: Malt is roasty and nutty giving it a nice toasty sweet flavor. A little bitter in the finish.

D: Sip and enjoy.

Atmosphere is really solid. Nice head, and some persistent albeit light lacing. Nutty and roasty, with some sweet components. Roasted malt with a strong nutty character; also some peat and an indistinct sweetness round it out. Overall, this is a really good quaff.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2013 06:45:50 | More by bmwats
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3.71/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Dogfish Head pint glass. Pours a dark mahogany brown with a fine one finger light tan head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of light toasted malt, hints of chocolate, slightly vegetal. Flavor is a blend of biscuit and toasted malt, nutty with light chocolate. Finishes with decent toasty chocolate malt. Medium bodied. A nicely balanced brown ale with a pleasant roasty, nutty character. A bit subdued, but tasty and satisfying. My favorite Baranof so far.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 03:27:43 | More by LiquidAmber
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-31-2013 04:34:45 | More by RHVC59
Baranof Brown from Baranof Island Brewing
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