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Burly Brown - Stevens Point Brewery

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BA SCORE
75
okay

191 Ratings
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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 17.59%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stevens Point Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wheatyweiss on 04-09-2009)
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

Westuh, Nov 26, 2013
Photo of jwc215
3.48/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of the winter variety pack:

Pours light to medium brown with a rather quickly vanishing head. Only a few dots of lacing stick.

The smell is of dark toffee, hint of nuts and slight roast.

The taste is of sweet toffee and a hint of subtle nuts, The sweetness is balanced by mild roast and a bitter-ish touch in the finish.

It is lighter in body than expected, could be creamier, but it is smooth and easy to drink.

A decent, though "forgettable" brown ale - it has a nice malty character - though not strong. I would say it is between a traditional English-style Brown and a less hoppy American brown. It's decent.

jwc215, Nov 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

Beer4Mike, Nov 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +8%

jsprain1, Nov 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

Localdrinklax, Nov 13, 2013
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3.43/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Sampling right now on 11/6/13. Chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler. Poured into a brandy snifter.

Pours a nice dark brown in color with a very tiny head. Perfect carbonation. Very little (if any actually) lacing was seen with each sip. The aroma is of of some dark roasted grains with burnt sugar. The taste is about the same with a touch of caramel. No harsh aftertaste. Overall, a very decent brew .

BeerWithMike, Nov 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

koes0024, Oct 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. twist-off bottle poured into a Nonic
5% ABV

A - An aggressive pour unleashes a tall light khaki head on this beer which lasts and lasts, covering the pint above the gorgeous clear crimson copper-colored beer with thick lace.

S - Burley Brown combines the dry, mildly astringent aroma of toasted malt and biscuit character with subtle caramel and toffee sweetness for a balanced and inviting smelling brown.

T - Mild earthy hops cut through this brown's malt base of toasted wheat bread crust and suggestions of caramel and toffee for a balanced brown finish.

M - Burley Brown is anything but burley as this light-bodied beer crosses the palate with lasting, faintly metallic dryness and a smooth finish.

O - One of Points more balanced and thorough beers, Burley Brown does a good job of having different malt nuances such as toasted dryness and caramel sweetness play off one another for a very easy drinking brown ale.

BeerFMAndy, Aug 03, 2013
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3.09/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a perfect pint.

2.75 A: Clear, light amber brown color. Two fingers of frothy beige head. Retention is below average and very little lacing is left.

3.0 S: Toasty with nuttiness and caramel. Pretty standard nose for a brown, but this falls squarely at average.

3.0 T: Taste is about in line with the nose. Toasty, nutty, caramel. Neutral malt sweetness to balance. Grainy.

3.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Lightly creamy. Good enough here.

3.0 D: Pretty average, run-of-the-mill brown. That isn't to say it isn't good.

DavoleBomb, Jul 09, 2013
Burly Brown from Stevens Point Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.