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Bald Eagle Brown Ale - RJ Rockers Brewing Company

Bald Eagle Brown AleBald Eagle Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

180 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 16.15%


Brewed by:
RJ Rockers Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A traditional English-style brown ale, but with more body. Its deep brown color comes from a combination of Chocolate and Black malts. Tall, dark and smooth – the perfect cure for the domestic beer blahs.

(Beer added by: Loki on 04-29-2003)
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Reviews by MrRetardedMonkey:
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MrRetardedMonkey

New Hampshire

3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear brownish amber with a one-finger light tan head that fades quickly to a sticky ring.

Smell is toasted bread, some almonds, and a bit of burnt caramel.

Taste begins with that burnt caramel before notes of toasted almonds and bread crusts. There is a hint of floral hops.

Medium-bodied, well-carbonated mouthfeel.

Nothing spectacular here, but a crisp, easy-drinking brown ale.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2009 22:30:59 | More by MrRetardedMonkey
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Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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02-02-2014 23:47:13 | More by Knapp85
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

02-01-2014 17:14:15 | More by ShepardCommander
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benloho

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

01-31-2014 18:30:53 | More by benloho
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drbenderdo

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

01-03-2014 16:01:29 | More by drbenderdo
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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-30-2013 04:16:31 | More by jaydoc
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MotoGuitard

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

12-13-2013 15:53:02 | More by MotoGuitard
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RochefortChris

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-04-2013 19:04:33 | More by RochefortChris
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bendukes86

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

10-22-2013 22:26:10 | More by bendukes86
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RBorsato

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

10-22-2013 15:26:19 | More by RBorsato
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

09-23-2013 19:31:37 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours reddish brown, tons of head, had to wait and pour this in three sessions to get all the beer out of the bottle. thick khaki colored head, lots of bubbles, thick lacing.
S - Aroma isnt too good here, you get some toasted nuttiness to it, and a little herbal scent, maybe the hops? But there's also a tad bit of spice, I can detect a little bit of cinnamon, maybe some honey or maple, but very faint, smells sweet.
T - Taste is very sweet at first as it would seem, then backs off. There's definitely some dark fruit in here, a little plum, then you get some pecan flavor, and more of that cinnamon. It gets a little floury in the end, with a touch of floral hop bitterness which is nice.
M - Still it has a good refreshing quality to it, but its a little on the drier side, even a little watery.
O - Not a bad brown by any means, just missing the mark. To me brown ales are best in fall, and it kinda makes you feel the season if you get me. But this one has off center traits that pull it away from being great.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 22:02:44 | More by Omnium
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Pi Pizza. Served in a pint glass.

A decent beer for my pizza meal, but not one that I will keep around for some serious beer tasting enjoyment. Better than Avery Elle's Brown but not by much.

A – Poured a clear dark reddish brown, with a rocky beige one-finger head (always difficult to judge the head when you get a bar pour). Very good lacing.

S – A malty roastiness with a bit of floral hoppiness.

T - Roasted flavors with some malty sweetness. Maybe even some nuttiness but no bitterness associated with the roasted flavors found in a stout for example.

MF - Medium light bodied. Thin with a bit of creaminess (seems contradictory, I know).

Serving type: on-tap

09-12-2013 17:26:51 | More by Sludgeman
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Mojo

Alabama

3.63/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle -> Dogfish Head Glass

A -Pours up with a huge unrelenting tower of khaki-colored foam which eventually recedes leaving good retention and pretty good lacing. Color is medium brown.

S - Roasted nuts and chocolate dominate.

T - fairly mild flavor as expected with notes of chocolate and a mild charcoal finish.

M- lots of carbonation, but fairly thin.

O - the foam is a deal breaker for me. Everything else is fine but I don't like having to wait ten minutes to finish filling a glasss.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 20:35:35 | More by Mojo
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.98/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Pours clear and brown with some ruby hue, enormous light tan foamy/creamy/pillowy head that eventually reduces, leaving some lacing behind

S- Lots of nutty notes up front with some dark bread, apple peel with some other fruity esters, a whiff of cocoa powder and some caramel on the back end

T- nice and malty up front with some bready notes, some light chocolate notes kick in mid-palate with some nutty flavors, a bit of apple skin leads to lightly tart near the end with a nice malty backbone lingering on the finish

M- medium body with medium-high carbonation, foamy mouthfeel and a crisp finish

O- This style is known for being uninteresting when it comes to flavor, but this one is quite complex; bready, malty, fruity and nutty. This is a solid session beer and a good change of pace from the typical bland brown ale

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2013 02:23:31 | More by Treyliff
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bcsbeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

08-19-2013 12:44:32 | More by bcsbeer
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witster18

Tennessee

3.26/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Smells like a coffee porter/lager.. Kinda metal choco..

Tastes the same.
Looks nice. Bold flavors are nice. BUT, there's something off-putting here, and it may be the same source as the metallic smell.. Its got an almost limey/metal paulaner hefe finish goin on, and it is a bit odd considering the style.

The initial taste is good. Choco, coffee, toffee, and then a chutes n ladders venture into limey metallic hop land, and I just don't know what to think about it.

I'm good for one or two of these, but after that not so sure.

Again it looks great, but there's something odd, almost soapy goin on here.

Flavorful, but thin and a bit astringent. Rather have a Guinness black lager to b honest.

Not trying to pile-on this brew, its my first RjR review. I like the initial flavor, but the aftertaste is a bit too reddish metal bitter for my liking. A lack of "earthiness".

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 02:00:19 | More by witster18
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

08-14-2013 05:48:01 | More by bmjivi221
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syndelee

Georgia

3/5  rDev -15%

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Bald Eagle Brown Ale from RJ Rockers Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.