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Charlie Brown Ale - Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

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Charlie Brown Ale
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 17.42%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: afksports on 12-29-2010)
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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Had on cask, which means Iron Hill deserves a tip of the cap.

The Charlie Brown is a dance move too, right? I greeted this one ready to shuffle.

But... shucks. Another creative... creation (is that repetition?) from Iron Hill that falls short of the mark.

It is a brown ale in appearance, and it pours with a solid batch of bubbles from the hand drawn cask. That's probably the beer's best point. Which is sorta funny, because I never thought Charlie Brown was too good looking.

Smell is just unnoticeable. A bit of malts, maybe. Taste is mostly water, and it feels almost like a red. Given the description which says it has "aggressive American hop notes balanced with a chocolate malt finish" I can only conclude that the hops were too aggressive, killed the malts, then killed themselves.

The feel in the palate is good for a cask ale, and the 5.5% is almost a perfect point for me, but that doesn't save this one from falling on its back during the football game's kickoff.

afksports, Dec 29, 2010
Charlie Brown Ale from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.