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Switchback Slow-Fermented Brown Ale - Switchback Brewing Company

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Reviews: 8
Hads: 82
Avg: 3.8
pDev: 41.32%
Wants: 3
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Switchback Brewing Company
Vermont, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale | 5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: SFLpunk on 07-29-2010

Slow-Fermented Brown Ale (available August 2nd 2010)

The newest offering from Switchback Brewing Company, Slow-Fermented Brown Ale is a beautiful chestnut brown colored beer. It is fermented at an unusually cool temperature which slows down the fermentation. These conditions stress the yeast, resulting in a slow methodical fermentation in which the resultant flavors are clean, somewhat like a lager, with the added characteristic of a creamy smooth mouthfeel. This brown ale has a rich roast caramel flavor, with a subtle sweetness in the finish, delicately balanced with hop undertones.
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Reviews: 8 | Hads: 82
Reviews by berliner07:
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3.3/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Im a HUGE fan of the pale ale, so I went in with open mind on this one. Really excited. It wasnt as stand-out as the pale ale. A good beer, but not as unique as their original offerings. This beer is not too dissimalar from most browns i've had. I'm not sure what slow fermenting does here. I'll surely drink again, but my mind was not blown.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap poured into a pint glass.

Pours a dark hazy brown color with a small white head with light white lacing.

Taste is sweet and malty with a light hoppiness that's really refreshing and nice but not too bitter. It's a really tasty beer that's well balanced.

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Switchback Slow-Fermented Brown Ale from Switchback Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.