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10 Barrel Oregon Brown Ale

Discussion in 'US - Northwest' started by djbreezy, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. djbreezy

    djbreezy Advocate (510) Washington Dec 16, 2008

    Just picked up a bottle of this seasonal over the weekend. Eager to try it. Anyone have this brew?

    It has Tonya's signature on it so I'm hoping it's a worthy brew.

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  2. maltmaster420

    maltmaster420 Savant (440) Oregon Aug 17, 2005

    Did you grab this in Washington, or does my Portland distributor have some 'splainin to do?
  3. djbreezy

    djbreezy Advocate (510) Washington Dec 16, 2008

    Yeah I scooped it at By the Bottle in Vancouver. :)

    You guys don't have this yet? That is bizarre.
  4. maltmaster420

    maltmaster420 Savant (440) Oregon Aug 17, 2005

    Sadly, it's par for the course. We also don't have the Widmer Raspberry KGB bottles yet, despite it showing up all over the country in the last couple of weeks.

    On an unrelated note, make sure to update this thread when you drink the beer. I'm curious to hear how it is.
  5. I had a growler of this a while back. Really nice.
  6. Kelton

    Kelton Aficionado (140) Oregon Sep 17, 2010

    Hey Folks,

    My bro & I had it at the Pub (in Bend) about 10 days ago. Very hoppy (in a good way) and worth trying. I'll be picking up a bottle when it lands in PDX.
  7. It's very hoppy for a brown ale, I was surprised initially.
  8. djbreezy

    djbreezy Advocate (510) Washington Dec 16, 2008

    Odd. That's frustrating considering both are brewing in OR.

    Just cracked the top on this one. It's by far the best bottle I've had from 10 Barrel. I haven't been a fan of the others but I've enjoyed the beers on tap at the brewpub. I was hoping that Tonya and Shawn would bring the heat...and I have faith they will from this brew.

    This one has a big citrus/pineapple/grapefruit hop profile going on. Good carbonation but not too heavy in the body. I'm really digging this. Maybe I'm being partial but feels like something that only a seasoned NW brewer could do.
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  9. Nothing special. Was hoppy for a brown. Avg at best
    A-
  10. RedMedicine

    RedMedicine Savant (340) Oregon Jun 3, 2005

    Your "nothing special" and "average at best" = A-?

    Weird..
  11. ramnuts

    ramnuts Aficionado (235) Oregon Feb 16, 2009

    Been following ajramirez1 (most unintentionally amusing posts on BA!) and it looks like the "A-" is his shorthand signature (assume that his first initial is "A")....
  12. RedMedicine

    RedMedicine Savant (340) Oregon Jun 3, 2005

    Not sure what is more amusing, had he actually rates the beer an A- after those comments or the fact that he has probably (unintentionally) mixed up the order for the common usage of "-" in signing one's name.
  13. CaptainTripps

    CaptainTripps Initiate (0) Oregon Aug 8, 2010

    Hoppiest brown ale I have ever had. I usually dislike the style, but this thing is awesome.
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  14. boralyl

    boralyl Savant (315) Oregon Apr 17, 2008

    I had one last night and enjoyed it. I find normal 'brown ales' a bit boring, but this one had a lot of hoppiness which made it interesting. Maybe similar to Terrapin Hop Karma or DFH Indian Brown Ale.
  15. m4ttj0nes

    m4ttj0nes Aficionado (215) Oregon Feb 21, 2012

    I love this beer, can't get enough of it.
  16. I'm not a big fan of brown ales, but I really like Oregon Brown. Will definitely have this when I'm down in Bend next weekend.
  17. m4ttj0nes

    m4ttj0nes Aficionado (215) Oregon Feb 21, 2012

    This is available for growler fills at northwest liquid gold right now.
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  18. boMD

    boMD Savant (315) Oregon Feb 8, 2009

    Shawn Kelso made this one. I wouldn't expect anything less hoppier. He is the king of NW hoppy beers. Has anyone had any of the new batch of Apocalypse? It is insanely better than prior versions since he touched it.
  19. djbreezy

    djbreezy Advocate (510) Washington Dec 16, 2008

    Hmm!? The Oregon Brown bottle is signed "Created by Tonya Cornett"
  20. boMD

    boMD Savant (315) Oregon Feb 8, 2009

    I heard it was a kelso recipe. But perhaps I was wrong.
  21. RedMedicine

    RedMedicine Savant (340) Oregon Jun 3, 2005

    The Cascadian Dark Ale on draft right now at Belmont Station is Kelso's first 10B brew, according to Belmont Station.
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  22. Cracked one tonight. Good stuff. With the All- Star cast now at 10B, I am stoked to ser what they Come out with now.
  23. Reidrover

    Reidrover Advocate (640) Oregon Jan 14, 2003

    Excellent stuff indeed
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  24. I tried this twice over the past couple of weeks. Thought it was boozy and sharp. Not a fan at all.

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