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Fullsuit Belgian-Style Brown Ale - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

89 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hopdog on 12-10-2008)
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Pours a thin head on a clear light brown body.
The aroma is nuts, wood and candy. Interesting.
The taste is a bit watery, caramel sweet, toasted malt and mild vanilla. A nice warm finish though.
The texture is thin.
Quite drinkable, just not interesting.

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Furlinator
3.58/5  rDev -0.8%

Pours a hazy dark brown. The 1/2 inch khaki head fades to a thin ring on top and leaves spots of lace.

The smell is of raisins, plums, dark grain and vague spices.

The taste is a raisins and an unspecified spice presence.

The texture is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Definitely influenced by Belgian dark ales, this is a solid offering that features a strong dark fruit flavor profile.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of atrocity
3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.92/5  rDev +8.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of the_encinitan
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of BreweryRun
3.25/5  rDev -10%

Photo of chinchill
3.38/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the brewpub.

Appearance: fine brown color with excellent clarity and a semi-durable beige head that leaves plenty of lacing.

Aroma: fruity with plenty of dried plums and alcohol infused raisins.

Flavor: Lacks complexity. Bitter/sweet balance favoring the sweet side.

Feel: medium-light body wih light carbonation.

O: OK.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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5/5  rDev +38.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of dcmchew
3.69/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazy brown, one finger tan head that recedes slowly to a thin cap and leaves nice tracing on the glass.
Smells like a brown ale with Belgian yeasts. So nuttiness, bread crust, caramel, clove, cinnamon and dark fruit esters.
Taste starts with chocolatey cake dough, with brown sugar, caramel and nuts. Nice fruity character with a bit of banana, some raisin, oranges and faint cherries. Dark spices and clove. Woody feel towards the finish, a bit of tobacco and mildly bitter earthy hops.
Smooth body, soft carbonation. Nutty, bready aftertaste, with a bit of dry cocoa powder, a bit dusty.
Nice blend, tasty American brown with a twist.

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Fullsuit Belgian-Style Brown Ale from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.