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Big Rock Traditional Ale - Big Rock Brewery

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Big Rock Traditional AleBig Rock Traditional Ale

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BA SCORE
77
okay

161 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 161
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 15.13%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | 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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wertschy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-30-2013 20:08:54 | More by wertschy
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-07-2013 16:24:19 | More by BillRoth
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YieldToNothing

New York

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-04-2013 02:11:28 | More by YieldToNothing
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Ianleesrivette

Alberta (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

10-30-2013 05:59:38 | More by Ianleesrivette
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

10-11-2013 01:42:55 | More by ZachT
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

09-30-2013 01:35:08 | More by cam477
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GoHabsGo

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

09-18-2013 22:14:20 | More by GoHabsGo
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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

3.45/5  rDev +2.4%

Pours a light caramel to brown (light for the style) with two fingers of butterscotch foam. Aroma is sweet grainy malt, artificial vanilla extract, a faint hint of earthy herbal hops. Palate is smooth, sweet corn syrup, mellow toasty malt, carnival peanuts, some treacle, vanilla toffee notes, faint earthy hops. Mouthful is quite nice actually, silky smooth and decent body, some chewy malts. An underachieving brown ale that is a decent sessional if one is in an old school pub mood. Lacks nutty punch and swings way towards sweet but mellow malt.

08-30-2013 02:10:41 | More by CalgaryFMC
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

08-19-2013 00:26:11 | More by FadetoBock
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BigGruntyThirst

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

08-12-2013 02:55:43 | More by BigGruntyThirst
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kjyost

Manitoba (Canada)

3/5  rDev -11%

07-12-2013 19:38:51 | More by kjyost
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Tom_Servo

Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-13-2013 01:20:59 | More by Tom_Servo
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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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MidwestBA

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11%

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

Texas

3/5  rDev -11%

04-07-2013 00:21:21 | More by BKLRIBS
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JennBushey


4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

03-03-2013 00:09:00 | More by JennBushey
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yancot

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%

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.

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)

4/5  rDev +18.7%

11-10-2012 07:16:27 | More by schnarr84
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Will12

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -11%

11-07-2012 05:44:23 | More by Will12
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -11%

11-06-2012 16:02:33 | More by cfalovo97
Big Rock Traditional Ale from Big Rock Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.