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Original Joe's Honey Brown Lager - Big Rock Brewery

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Original Joe's Honey Brown LagerOriginal Joe's Honey Brown Lager

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 9
Avg: 3.42
pDev: 23.39%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Alberta, Canada

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: biboergosum on 04-02-2011

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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 9
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3.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Big Rock's further contribution to the continuing Canadian fixation with honey lagers, available as a house beer at Original Joe's locations.

This beer appears a clear shady copper hue, with one finger of soapy off-white head, which leaves little in the way of lace on the way down. It smells of mild caramel malt, and a hint of plain honey. The taste is bready caramel malt, faint musty honey, and leafy, earthy hops. The carbonation is about average, the body medium in weight, with a zippiness that precludes any pretense of a (half) expected cloying nature - kudos for that. It finishes with a sweet herbal earthiness.

While nothing to shout from the rooftops or street-side patios for, this is a decent enough, average (in a respectable way) honey lager. And it killed the lingering thought in my head that OJ's house beers were just rebranded Big Rock staples - this sure is a different cat than Big Rock's Honey Brown.

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Original Joe's Honey Brown Lager from Big Rock Brewery
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