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

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BA SCORE
74
okay

145 Ratings
THE BROS
57
awful

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Ratings: 145
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 17.5%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | 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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derekdenim

New York

3/5  rDev -6.3%

08-25-2013 22:20:44 | More by derekdenim
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neil2me

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -6.3%

08-09-2013 02:48:12 | More by neil2me
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FroggieMercury

Florida

3/5  rDev -6.3%

07-20-2013 17:30:09 | More by FroggieMercury
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djrn2

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

06-07-2013 00:48:10 | More by djrn2
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

06-07-2013 00:02:02 | More by Phillyz
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

06-06-2013 21:24:21 | More by ZEB89
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

05-17-2013 21:53:39 | More by AnitaBrewski
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Gerardes

New Hampshire

2.25/5  rDev -29.7%

05-03-2013 16:59:16 | More by Gerardes
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Ograd001

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -6.3%

04-14-2013 12:03:57 | More by Ograd001
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goldenM13

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -6.3%

03-05-2013 18:31:47 | More by goldenM13
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Tschnab

New York

3/5  rDev -6.3%

02-09-2013 22:35:52 | More by Tschnab
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cliff1066

Virginia

3/5  rDev -6.3%

12-27-2012 02:22:43 | More by cliff1066
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

09-07-2012 20:25:51 | More by mendvicdog
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AMson

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

08-02-2012 22:33:19 | More by AMson
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bergdj

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

07-26-2012 02:44:28 | More by bergdj
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BeerKangaroo

Alaska

3.38/5  rDev +5.6%

Best by October 2012:

Into a pint glass::

A: deep brown colored body with a small off-white one finger head that has no lacing, body is too hazy for any bubbles to be seen rising.

S: some caramel and nuts up front with a bit of roastiness.

T: nuttiness in front of the caramel and roastiness and gives a slight sweet finish.

M: medium with a good balance between wet and dry. It is mostly creamy.

O: I've been seeking this out for a while and am glad I finally got it. However, perhaps slightly disappointed since it wasn't as good as I was hoping

07-01-2012 18:32:24 | More by BeerKangaroo
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

2.33/5  rDev -27.2%

This beer pours a bold, clear copper color with no head or lace. The aroma is nutty with a hint of bread crust. The flavor leads with roasted nuts with caramel and mild smoke notes. It's mouthfeel is light-medium and the finish is dry. Gritty McDuffs Best Brown is a decent beer, recommended.

06-14-2012 01:48:36 | More by B967ierhunter177
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

06-05-2012 22:20:16 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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ale207

Maine

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

06-02-2012 16:57:35 | More by ale207
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.45/5  rDev +7.8%

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle dated April 2012. Sampled on April 27, 2012. It is a nice looking albeit headless beer with dark amber tones and good clarity. The aroma is of malts and nuts mainly with a clean enough hop note thrown in. The body is thin to medium. The taste has a more than moderate bitterness to it along with malts with an off-dry finish. There are better browns out there but this is alright.

04-28-2012 00:02:06 | More by puboflyons
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ZacMetalFan

Maine

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

04-18-2012 02:00:13 | More by ZacMetalFan
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

3.18/5  rDev -0.6%

Bottle dates 'til June.

Clear, auburn brown. Thin gristle head is gone by mid-glass. Nutty aroma with a swampy tea hop vein throughout. Some bread at the end. Taste is nutty and toffee sweet malt with some hop tea spice to hold it all together. A bit thin but I'm treating this as a session beer so I'll let it slide.

Gritty's Best Brown hits all necessary points for a session brown but doesn't reach beyond them. It does come across as "together" and the sum of GBB's parts are better than any individual aspect.

04-14-2012 10:55:43 | More by donkeyrunner
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

02-18-2012 23:04:24 | More by jfcaa193
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SellaBro1

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +40.6%

01-21-2012 12:15:58 | More by SellaBro1
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erlenmeyer

Maine

2/5  rDev -37.5%

01-11-2012 03:46:30 | More by erlenmeyer
Gritty McDuff's Best Brown Ale from Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 145 ratings.