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Big Rock Traditional Ale - Big Rock Brewery

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78
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167 Ratings
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Ratings: 167
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 15.13%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | 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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Big Rock Traditional Ale from Big Rock Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 167 ratings.