Wynona's Big Brown Ale | Voodoo Brewery

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314 Ratings
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Wynona's Big Brown AleWynona's Big Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
voodoobrewery.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
his is named after a song that sparked the idea to make this ale. Brown ales seem to be there, but not really there, do you know what I mean? Well that won't be the mistake with Wynona! Voodooed out this style and add more that's what we say. Hoppy and smooth hints of chocolate and tons of brown malt to let you know it's there. Try the brown, You'll be Happy You Did!!

Added by WVbeergeek on 07-05-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
314
Reviews:
113
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
11.32%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
52
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 314 |  Reviews: 113
Photo of MikeWard
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle into a pint glass. NO freshness dating.

attractive red-brown body to begin with, but the last ounce muddied the waters a bit, making it chocolate (or muddy) brown. small off-white head, no lacing.

solid malty brown ale aroma.

strong brown ale taste, slightly meaty. a faint fizziness to it.

medium on the mouth, good and meaty on the finish.

overall, good solid brown ale. nothing exceptional about it, but it delivers what it's supposed to.

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Photo of XsoldoutX
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mcpat1993
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mike_enola
3.49/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Nice dark brown color with a 1/4 inch of tan foamy-head with decent lacing.
Smells of molasses, toasted caramel, nuts, bread and roasted malt.
I can taste the hops but very subtle, offering a mild bitterness. Very earthy, toasted malt and some caramel flavors as well. Nicely Balanced. Overall A definite go to for solid brown ale. Well done.

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Omnium, Nov 24, 2014 Report Like

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Photo of curlybird
3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zonian1
3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wingnut93
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tone77
3.57/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a very dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of coffee, some brown sugar. Taste is malts, brown sugar, light coffee, not nearly as much as the aroma indicated. Feels medium/light bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

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Photo of NomadDawg
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of deonreds
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brother_rebus
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmaskell33
4.09/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rarigney
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mikr
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of White_Whiskey
2.55/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ArtZan
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rogerlb
3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Quite brown and opaque, no head to think of. Aroma is bread, some chocolate as others have said.

Taste is thin brown malts, a cola consistency along with a nuttiness. Wet toast. For a brown this is pretty good but almost too easy to drink you don't really notice.

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Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dougwillhike
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WunderLlama
3.21/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

bottle poured into a pilsener glass

one finger taupe foam cap over a dark russet hazy brown liquid, slight lacing

aroma of sweet caramel, whiff of coffee

light taste of roast caramel malts,

low sudsing, slight roast coffee aftertaste

ok beer

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Photo of q33jeff
2.77/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

**
07/23/2016
Ok,not bad, but last of 6 in brown ale tasting.
LOOK: Color, brown...Small head.
AROMA: veggie, hay.
TASTE: A bit weak, Aftertaste is stale bread.
FEEL is flat.

Side by side Brown Ale tasting:
1. DuClaw x11 Mesquite Smoked Brown Ale
2. Rogue Hazelnut Nectar (4.01)
3. Clown Shoes Brown Angel (3.99)
4. Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale (3.42)
5. DuClaw Euforia
6. Voodoo Wynona's Big Brown Ale
**

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Photo of Stofko1992
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Griggsy
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chasmandocharles
3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Wynona's Big Brown Ale from Voodoo Brewery
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