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Granola Brown - Black Hog Brewing Co.

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Granola Brown
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87
very good

56 Ratings
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.46%
Wants: 0
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Black Hog Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: tylerjonz on 07-04-2014

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really nice rocky head head with staying power. great lacing down my glass.

The nose is delicate as to be expected but some nice gentle hop and sweet toasted malts.

the taste is spot on. nothing over the top here for an american brown. starts out with slight sweetness, oaty and i get a hint of vanilla. hops come in nicely in finish to dry out and quench palate.

the mouthfeel is medium to light in a good way, for me some browns are too big and a little heavy for quaffing a few. carbonation is tight with tiny bubble that really help envelope the tongue.

Overall I would say this beer is excellent. Really a well polished brown that leaves you wanting many more. tons of flavors but restrained to where you can drink a number of pints and keep enjoying. would pair well with good meal and not overtake experience.

GO Black Hog!

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Had this on draft at BANC House in Norwalk. Dangerously delicious. Low ABV makes it nearly sessionable, and the silky mouthfeel only adds to that. Pours the color and appearance of cola. Minimal head and no lacing, but that could be the mason jar it was served in. Great nutty aroma with hints of vanilla and caramel. Don't pass this up if you get a chance to have a draft pint.

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Granola Brown from Black Hog Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.