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Moat Bone Shaker Brown - Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.

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very good

121 Ratings

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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.47%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co. visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An English-style brown ale. This beer has a biscuit-like smoothness with a rich, malt body and medium hop bitterness.

(Beer added by: BillyBrew on 10-06-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

tpauer, Aug 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Brushkanna, Aug 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

blameo, Aug 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

harsley, Jul 26, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

Rekrule, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of Boto
3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

24oz can: This one pours a clear, dark amber color. There was a very small off white head that didn’t linger long or leave any lacing. The nose is nice. there hints of chocolate brown sugar and roasted malts. The taste is good. A hint of the roastiness, biscuit, as well as a faint nuttiness. A bit of caramel malts. A faint bit of piney hops keeps this pretty evenly balanced. Just a ahir lighter than medium bodied. A decent enough beer!

Boto, Jul 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Dhamma73, Jul 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Jacob007, Jun 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Casey3236, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

blt2646, Jun 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

petermethot, Jun 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

EricDu, Jun 20, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

Jsmick, May 26, 2013
Photo of Flounder57
3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

24 oz can was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that has reduced to a thin layer. It is a deep copper color with some clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: caramel and bready malts. Not much else going on except for the maltiness.

Taste: Same as above with mild hop bitterness. Very malty too.

Mouthfeel: Creamy smooth, chewy, medium bodied, and medium carbonation.

Overall: A nice brown ale. 24 oz can is funny stuff too. It was a nice Easter present after snowboarding at Wildcat. It seems their canned beers are better than their bottled ones.

Flounder57, Apr 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

acurtis, Apr 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

djrn2, Apr 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

jmilo64, Apr 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

603beerlovah, Mar 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Duesler, Mar 21, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Deep golden brown like brand spankin' new motor oil. Thick, fluffy head simmers to a pleasing skim and tosses up a few waves of lace. As always bonus points for cans, extra super bonus points for a tall boy.

Doesn't smell like much. Toast and light caramel with a swampy theme.

Despite a timid aroma BB is a very bold brown ale. Toasty, nutty, leafy tobacco and a bitter tree bark tea-like finish that lingers on and on. A little watery but pretty good for a watery style.

One of the better browns I've had recently.

donkeyrunner, Mar 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

jderosia603, Feb 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

VALIS666, Feb 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

vonnegut21, Jan 29, 2013
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3.86/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Nice opaque brown body with one-finger head even after 15 minutes, Solid lacing that washes off quickly but seems consistent

Scent: Burnt sugar, toasted bread, molasses, floral and pine-y/spicy hop notes, cookies and light cream are all apparent. Better/more complex as it warms

Taste: Toasted malts and deep caramel melded with some hops that balance out a fairly sweet-leaning palate

Mouthfeel: Smooth with on-style carbonation leaning towards a heavy body. The spicy, pine-y hops even this out, however

Drinkability: This would be a great brown ale to share with someone who is into the style but hasn’t had this particular one yet. Pretty great!

Overall: Though the huge can is definitely silly, this is a very solid, drinkable and enjoyable brown ale from New England that has definite Old World English brown characteristics and is very even in temperament. Need to get more brews by Moat!

Read full review @ http://blogs.lowellsun.com/beer/2012/11/22/moat-mountain-bone-shaker/

ichorNet, Jan 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Proclarush, Jan 19, 2013
Moat Bone Shaker Brown from Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.