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Kill Devil Brown Ale (Brothers' Reserve Series) - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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Kill Devil Brown Ale (Brothers' Reserve Series)Kill Devil Brown Ale (Brothers' Reserve Series)

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BA SCORE
84
good

190 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.86%
Wants: 6
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Released April 2012, #6 in the Brothers' Reserve Series.

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 04-27-2012)
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Zach122

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

10-03-2013 02:56:21 | More by Zach122
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

10-03-2013 02:09:28 | More by Kmat10
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Cheshire_Crew_Al

Texas

3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Interesting beer

A: dark amber, 1-2 cm head (poured into a pint glass)

S: burnt toffee

T/M: Definitely a little boozy I felt, caramel/smokiness on initial taste - carbonation is not heavy at all but moreso than I anticipated, as it warms, it has a sort of syrupy sense to it that makes me feel like I'm drinking a liqueur at times. Overall, it is very enjoyable and the good mix of bitterness with a touch of sweet is nicely balanced, not a sessionable beer, this is a had-a-bad-day beer where you need to sit and savor one for a bit

O: Solid beer, enjoyed it thoroughly, the ABV is well-represented in the taste moreso than anticipated

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2013 00:13:45 | More by Cheshire_Crew_Al
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Beerme5

Oregon

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-25-2013 17:49:53 | More by Beerme5
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-24-2013 23:48:03 | More by Erik-P
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Scamboogery

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-23-2013 01:34:49 | More by Scamboogery
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Drknight

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-18-2013 20:40:31 | More by Drknight
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jivex5k

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-15-2013 20:48:07 | More by jivex5k
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-01-2013 17:02:19 | More by Stevedore
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TruePerception

California

3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

(Previous review, transferred from beer journal)

Widmer's Kill Devil Brown Ale: 90% ale brewed with palm sugar and molasses, aged in rum barrels, 10% ale, 9.5% ABV; almost a finger's worth of head; Appearance: deep brownish-red; Smell: rum, oak, sap, palm leaves; Taste/Mouthfeel: very dark flavor, some burnt toast, a little molasses sweetness, light black licorice, char-like sweetness on back of tongue, faint toffee; pretty good.

Poured into a pint glass.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 06:14:01 | More by TruePerception
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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-01-2013 01:50:52 | More by lunarbrew
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bcsbeer

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

08-31-2013 06:22:33 | More by bcsbeer
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TheRougeBastard

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.8%

08-24-2013 02:23:00 | More by TheRougeBastard
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tfsimpkins

Florida

3/5  rDev -19.1%

08-23-2013 00:10:36 | More by tfsimpkins
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martyl1000

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

08-15-2013 21:32:38 | More by martyl1000
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johnny29er

California

4/5  rDev +7.8%

08-07-2013 15:32:04 | More by johnny29er
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frothy_80

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

08-04-2013 14:48:26 | More by frothy_80
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

07-23-2013 04:50:51 | More by Rhettroactive
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tazzman

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

07-16-2013 13:24:35 | More by tazzman
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Zbeetleman

California

4/5  rDev +7.8%

07-16-2013 03:43:00 | More by Zbeetleman
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.8%

07-13-2013 04:17:18 | More by derkfromwi
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pajeff

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

07-12-2013 03:45:32 | More by pajeff
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Pencible

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: This poured a hazy dark copper with almost no head.
S: It smelled like faint copper with sweet raisins and some toffee and oak.
T: It tasted like copper hops and sweet raisin and and vanilla, with some earthy toffee and oak. It had a sweet aftertaste with alcohol warming.
M: It was oily with moderate carbonation. Nice slick body.
D: This was a nice rum barrel beer. Rum is a tough liquor to mix with beer, but the scent and taste of this one were quite enjoyable. The body was solid and the finish was smooth. But there was a notable burn, so it was better to sip. Not sure it would age well, but I enjoyed it fresh. Yum.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2013 19:11:55 | More by Pencible
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TKEbeerman

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

07-04-2013 00:03:37 | More by TKEbeerman
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Achoo_Bacca

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

07-01-2013 22:18:08 | More by Achoo_Bacca
Kill Devil Brown Ale (Brothers' Reserve Series) from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.