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Thunder Hole Ale - Bar Harbor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

210 Ratings
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 8
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bar Harbor Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Delicious. Full-bodied. Complex. Sure, you can say all those things. Wouldn't it be a lot more fun to take a sip of this handcrafted brown ale and come up with your own superlatives? This is the brown ale that beat Newcastle, Sam Adams and more, at the World Beer Championships in Chicago.

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3.49/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Thunder Hole Ale from Bar Harbor Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.