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Peter Brown Tribute Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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Peter Brown Tribute AlePeter Brown Tribute Ale

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very good

546 Ratings
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Ratings: 546
Reviews: 344
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 13
Gots: 18 | FT: 2
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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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

bump8628, Dec 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

AndrewMichael, Dec 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

westcoastbeerlvr, Dec 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

humulusphile, Dec 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

leprakhan, Dec 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

JohnBender, Dec 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

TwoBeers, Dec 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

NonicPanic, Dec 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

tbryan5, Nov 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Texasfan549, Nov 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Morakaton, Nov 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

mmilyko, Nov 14, 2013
Photo of Mr24601
5/5  rDev +29.5%

Hands down my favorite beer I have ever tried. I made an account just to review it. It's been in my head for months...

The flavor is rich and interesting. It mixes the tastes of caramel, coffee, and nuts in a very smooth drink with a wonderful aftertaste. The alcohol content is also pleasantly high.

Mr24601, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of jrnyc
2.53/5  rDev -34.5%

Had this at a local restaurant, not one I would usually pick up but gave it a try. Came out in pint glass, not sure if this came from bottle or tap.

The appearance was outstanding, dark with beautiful head. But it basically had no taste. Finished about 1/4 of it and that was it.

Can't recommend this one.

jrnyc, Nov 03, 2013
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3.63/5  rDev -6%

22 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a beautiful, deep, dark mahogany brown color with three quarters of a finger of off-white head that quickly dissolved into a thin lacing of foam that gripped the sides of the glass and formed wispy clouds that partially covered the top of the beer,

Aroma: Very malty and bready with strong notes of chocolate and molasses.

Taste: Again, very malty, but with some notes of roasted barley. Some smokiness, which is nice, but not overpowering like a rauchbier. There’s also notes of chocolate and caramel. Slightly sweet in the middle, finished with some slight hoppy bitterness. Very well balanced.

Mouthfeel: Medium thin, slightly watery. Hardly no carbonation. With an ABV of 6.3%, there’s just a very slight hint of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: Very solid brown ale. Very tasty, nicely balanced and very easy to drink. I’d be very happy to have this beer again.

Jeffreysan, Oct 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

KevinGordon, Oct 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

jaydoc, Oct 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

FriedSlug, Oct 24, 2013
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4.09/5  rDev +6%

Poured this brew from a 22oz bomber. Its a dark ale with a quickly dissipating tan head. In the light this shit is a beautiful dark red. Really amazing color. Excited carbonation. Pretty nice aroma too quite sweet and malty, molasses. The hops are definitely coming through as well. It's a very nice drinkable beer. Chocolate, roasted malt, and some alcohol but it's hard to really describe the flavor because it's kinda nondescript but pleasant. When this first hit my palate it came across as quite bitter but I adjusted to it after two or three sips and it becomes quite drinkable. I'm a hop head, this isn't a hoppy beer but I thoroughly enjoyed it nonetheless. It's a great brown Ale!

CA_brewster, Oct 22, 2013
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4.23/5  rDev +9.6%

A - brown. That's about it. Amber brown if I want to sound witty. Lacing covers the until glass but does not linger.

S- Chocolate. Not desert chocolate but chocolate malt with hops. Also get some sugar notes. It smells sweet and pleasing.

T - The taste is not like the smell. In a good way though. The taste is unsweetened chocolate and burnt molasses. The hops presence is not overwhelming. It is full bodied and creamy.

WheelsPSU, Oct 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

archero, Oct 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

CrispyFL, Oct 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Amerikon, Oct 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Knobpolisher, Oct 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

SFC21, Oct 10, 2013
Peter Brown Tribute Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 546 ratings.