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Gritty McDuff's Best Brown Ale - Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
74
okay

157 Ratings
THE BROS
58
awful

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Ratings: 157
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 17.61%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-29-2001)
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Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Brown with a thin off white head. No lacing on the glass.

Smell: Mild malts and nutty.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Rough medium bodied. Taste of a typical brown, nutty with malts mild hop bitterness.

Overall: Not horrible but I have had better. What I expected from a Gritty's beer.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Clear red amber with a finger of off white medium lacing.
S - Aroma isnt too bad, sweet caramel and toffee, nice roasty quality to it, a little nutty.
T - Taste is incredibly weak, very little flavor, a mild roasted malt flavor, some sweet sugar water.
M - Thin, extremely watery.
O - Unmemorable brown ale that is hugely lacking in the flavor and feel department. The aroma isnt bad which makes you think there's something good here, when there is not.

OK, notes on the brewpub on 10-17-13
A - Red amber with a half a finger of white head, no lacing.
S - some dark chocolate roastes, a tad nutty and earthy.
T - Nutty flavor up front some of that dark bitterness mid way through, smoothes out, but a little watery.
M - Way too thin, and watery, but decent aftertaste.
O - Leans a little too far into amber territory, not bad though.

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Gritty McDuff's Best Brown Ale from Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 157 ratings.