Rail Ale Nut Brown Ale | Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company
British Columbia, Canada | website

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A smooth, flavourful nut brown ale with hints of chocolate and licorice. Made with 100% barley, hops, water & yeast, it is named in recognition of the region's strong railway history and Squamish BC's West Coast Railway Heritage Park - Home of the Royal Hudson and Western Canada's largest collection of heritage railway equipment.

Added by Sammy on 07-29-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
10
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
8.53%
 
 
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 10
Photo of BigBry
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Local, one of several options available at the time.
Deep, dark brown color with a large beige head. Good looking pour with nice foam and retention, lots of thin sticky lacing. Smell has some sweetness from toasted malt, also some nuttiness coming through.
Toasted malt flavor, earthy, nutty. Some chocolate hints also coming through (more as it starts to warm). Mild leafy or herbal hops to finish. Mouthfeel is smooth, maybe a touch thin.

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Photo of marcusR111
4.08/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Very dark with thicker head

S: Woody molases smell. Roasted malt. Light chocolate and licorice smell.

T: earthy molases. roasted malt. little chocolate and licorice smell, slight hop flavor.

M: Thicker full bodied beer.

Serving type: 1L bottle

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Photo of Cyberkedi
3.48/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Strong aroma is malty with a woody note and a substrate of molasses. It pours a dark, barely transparent brown with a fairly thick but not persistent light tan head that still leaves some good lacing. Malty flavor has a firm woody note and a hint of molasses. Texture is rather fizzy and just a bit on the thin side. Now if only they sold it in quantities other than a whole blooming liter--

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Photo of Sammy
3.63/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This has been around a while. Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub. Brown coloured body, lacey. The aroma is nutty and rootbeerish. Licorice taste, some chocolate malt, brown sugar. Average mouthfeel, suitably carbonated. Decent drinkability.Run-o-the-mill brown.

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Rail Ale Nut Brown Ale from Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company
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