Pig's Ear Brown Ale | Woodstock Inn Brewery

Pig's Ear Brown AlePig's Ear Brown Ale
BA SCORE
3.55/5
415 Ratings
Pig's Ear Brown AlePig's Ear Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Woodstock Inn Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
woodstockinnbrewery.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Medium bodied with a balance of roasted and crystal malts creating a hearty nutty flavor. Medium bitterness with a slightly sweet finish.

25 IBU

Added by UnionMade on 09-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,040
Reviews:
130
Ratings:
415
pDev:
13.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
65
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 415 |  Reviews: 130
Photo of TLA
3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ccryder
3.44/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DOSullivan
3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of shigg85
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KingAristocrat
2.58/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

Photo of Bear1964
3.2/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zotzot
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
3.4/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerOps
3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tylerstravis
4.08/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of crag
3.89/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

This is a good representation of a brown ale but it lacks the craft character - meaning nothing special.

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Photo of crob3888
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Getjiggy
2.48/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of PJCarnell
3.84/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ExtraStout
2.34/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Had this on tap at the Mount Washington Inn. Appears a ruby brown mahogany tone with a large light cream head leaves specks of uneven lacing not too impressive but the head has decent retention overall looks like a nice brown. Aromatics a bit like cider with tart fruit notes coming through the moderately roasted malt additions that also bring mild chocolate and a woody tree bark barrage mild herbal hop additions noted mild and tame for sure. Flavors really clash the acidity of the tart character overrides the roasted malt and mild sweetness it should offer. Mouth-feel, just plain watery. Drinkability not so much. as Borat would say. I’m going to stick other beers from this style when reaching for a brown ale pass on Pig’s Ear from New Hampshire.

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Photo of freshcarl
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of golfwolf
4.21/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great brewery and restaurant, this is my favorite of their beers

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Photo of ZEB89
3.81/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexandreValert
1.83/5  rDev -48.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

The taste is really basic without body and an acidic aftertaste.
It was the first and most probably will be the last.

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Photo of CharlesK
2.06/5  rDev -42%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of ScottP
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Petegrieco
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BAsbill
3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigRizz62
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pig's Ear Brown Ale from Woodstock Inn Brewery
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 415 ratings
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