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Big Rock Traditional Ale - Big Rock Brewery

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78
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149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 14.2%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Rock Brewery visit their website
Alberta, Canada

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This medium bodied Brown Ale fills your mouth with a fusion of toasty malt and sweet caramel up front finishing with a nutty flavour, medium creamy carbonation and mild hop bitterness.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-26-2002)
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WoodBrew

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3.7/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In Calgary for a conference and tried the Big Rock Traditional Ale. The appearance was quite good. A rich amber color and thin white head that laced on the glass. The smell was a little undescripted, could smell the hints of malt. The taste was really nice. A good malt and caramel character made this beer quite easy to drink. This made the mouthfeel very easy and could session this beer with no problem.

Serving type: on-tap

06-22-2011 03:48:38 | More by WoodBrew
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Big Rock Traditional Ale from Big Rock Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.