Grog | Nodding Head Brewery

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Nodding Head Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-24-2002

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4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I am a fan of the style so I thought I would give this a try, served in a pint cool.

The color is an appropriate shade of brown with light head. The smell is mild with some yeast in aroma and subtle malt. The feel is gentle roast with slight sweetness and semi-dry finish with moderate carbonation.

The taste is very good with subtlety of English malt in the taste adding slight toast and gentle dried fruit flavor with a low bitterness and dry quality. This is decent beer -very quaffable but not extreme or outrageous in any sense I would recommend this to fans of the style.

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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2.27/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Lovely to look at, with beige-tinged head on the dark brown ale, served in a standard US pint glass.

Odd aroma is the first sign of trouble. Smells like the smoldering remains of a burned house. Then one sip and the flavor hits me-- burnt newspaper. Surprisingly malty, but the taste is deeply disturbing. It reminds me of the charred blood sausage I spit out at the Argentine restaurant at lunch. Or the smell of nearby burning garbage in a damp country.

On tap at the brewpub in Philadelphia. From notes on June 2, 2012 visit.

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Grog from Nodding Head Brewery
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 70 ratings
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