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Big Rock Traditional Ale - Big Rock Brewery

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77
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152 Ratings
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Ratings: 152
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 15.13%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | 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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3/5  rDev -11%

07-12-2013 19:38:51 | More by kjyost
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05-30-2013 18:34:52 | More by KStark
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Edgerrin32

Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

05-26-2013 21:44:00 | More by Edgerrin32
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Illinois

3/5  rDev -11%

05-26-2013 18:44:45 | More by MidwestBA
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Texas

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03-03-2013 00:09:00 | More by JennBushey
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Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-26-2013 20:49:33 | More by yancot
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -11%

02-14-2013 12:26:33 | More by DaPan
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Scrylol

Alberta (Canada)

3.01/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a one finger white head that quickly disappears. Body is of dark ruby color. Looks decent, but a bit disappointed that the head disappeared so quickly.

Not much aroma picked up, but from what there was: slight sweet caramel notes and biscuity notes.

Slight grain notes on the taste, backed by some caramel malt. Bit nutty and dry finish.

Nice amount of carbonation, and goes down real fast and smooth. But, it is way too watery. Very little body to it.

Not a remarkable English Brown Ale.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 04:24:56 | More by Scrylol
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CurtisD

New Brunswick (Canada)

3/5  rDev -11%

11-30-2012 12:45:15 | More by CurtisD
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KalanM

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

11-29-2012 05:40:18 | More by KalanM
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

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3/5  rDev -11%

11-07-2012 05:44:23 | More by Will12
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -11%

11-06-2012 16:02:33 | More by cfalovo97
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LagerHOGGER

Alberta (Canada)

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On draught, three finger head, frosted glass

No carbonation

Taosty, bready malt, with hop finish for taste.

Smells of bread

Overall, not a bad beer, but its moderate mouthfeel leaves it lacking.
Seems to be an ok beer. I haven't been a fan of brown ales ever, but this beer does not lean me towards them any further.

Serving type: on-tap

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Big Rock Traditional Ale from Big Rock Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.