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Peter Brown Tribute Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

Peter Brown Tribute AlePeter Brown Tribute Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

518 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 518
Reviews: 343
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%


Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Peter Brown Tribute Ale is malty American Brown Ale, brewed with molasses, brown sugar, and hopped with Cascade and Centennial. It's just the way Pete would have wanted it.

2009 California State Fair - GOLD
2009 North American Brewers Association – GOLD
2006 Great American Beer Festival® Brown Porter – BRONZE
2004 Great American Beer Festival® Brown Porter – GOLD

(Beer added by: xlperro on 09-06-2003)
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Reviews by LI_PO12:
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LI_PO12

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bomber into Pint glass

Appearance- medium brown with a dark red tinge, nice fairly large light tan head

Aroma- Really getting the molasas/brown sugar, some caramel and chocolate malts as well, bright floral hops over top with a slight resiny pine dankness

Flavor- A slihgly burnt caramel, chocolate malt, strong but not overbearing bitterness, pine

Mouthfeel- A little hefty for the style, and abv but ok, slight alcohol warmth, moderate carb

Overall- Very nice, some of the malts and brownsugar/molasess could be more pronounced from one another, also not sure how fresh this is. Not sure I'd get it again but I am glad I tried it.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2013 02:15:08 | More by LI_PO12
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Appearance: pours out a dark brown with highlights visible against the light. A tan head pops on the top with good retention and lacing.

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Peter Brown Tribute Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 518 ratings.