Dick Danger Ale | Dick's Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dick's Brewing Company
Washington, United States
dicksbeer.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-10-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,972
Reviews:
58
Ratings:
110
pDev:
14.41%
 
 
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Gots:
7
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Ratings: 110 |  Reviews: 58
Photo of zeff80
3.6/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap. Poured a semi-opaque, brown color with a khaki-colored head of foam. It smelled of toasted caramel and piney notes. Sweet caramel and toffee with a piney bitter finish.

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Photo of Donkster46
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrMullet
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear medium brown with ruby color. Massive head and significant tan lacing.
Smell is smoky roasted malt
Taste is raisin with some sour bitterness and a hint of clove.

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Photo of northwestdr
3.47/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Despite the frightening name, this turned out to be a pleasing, above-average beer. I poured a bottle into a pint glass.

It is fairly clear and has a rich, brown color. It could practically pass for Coca-Cola by appearance, but is only mildly carbonated. A thin head, which lingers on the glass. It has a sweet, "nutty" taste, without much hop flavor. A trace of roasted (or burnt) barley taste, but it's not particularly bitter. Overall, a solid effort by Dick's.

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Photo of Karibourgeois
3.17/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear brown pour with some light ruby colored highlights and a large off-white head. Nutty aroma. Taste has nut and sweet malt flavors upfront backed by a slightly burnt bitterness.

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Photo of cbcrunch
3.54/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of flyersfan900
3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 1971bernat
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mactrail
3.28/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Clear golden brown with an abundant foam in the tall Gueuze glass with the flared lip. Not much aroma but a pleasant musty smell. Light body, with lots of froth in the mouth. An insistent nutty taste that doesn't win any friends. Walnut pith bitterness, some sweet malt, and a dirty finish.

Overall this is quite drinkable but it doesn't inspire much interest or longing. Actually that perfumey butterscotch aftertaste get tiresome. This is well-made and clean but what is that icky endless unpleasantness? From the mixed 12 pack of Dicks picks purchased at Haggen Market.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.67/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The appearance had a brown colored body with a slim white foamy head that simmers down to a quick filmy lacy looking spotted head. The smell was slightly grainy with a little nuttines and chocolate. The taste had a mainly sweet nutty maltiness. The aftertaste is sweet nutty and malty. The finish is slightly dry yet sweet and lingering. The palate was about a light to medium in body, and has a decent sessionability. Overall, good English Brown Ale that I would have again.

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Photo of rfreed
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BCborn
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gandres
3.65/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle poured to wine glass
deep dark reddish, slightly hazy, small foam
not a lot of aroma, some grains, slightly fruity
low bitterness
lively carbonation, lively finish, bitter aftertaste
very good beer, ok to repeat
drank: 11/4/2016 7:14 PM

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.19/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of TheNewO
3.64/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tmwolfe
2.72/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Lacked mouth feel. Too thin for the style.

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Photo of beercam
3.53/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This beer tastes like the year 1859.

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Photo of DucksFan16
3.44/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VictorsValiant
3.43/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ryanjgamache
4.24/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

An underrated beer that is delicious

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Photo of RenzoD
2.94/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

This a bit of an odd duck. Labeled here as an Englsih Brown Ale; I suppose the case can be made. Especially since it has a resemblance in appearance to a Newcastle Brown ale. However, it is a lot more complicated than that and I would just say it is a dark ale. It is a very thin, not exactly heavy bodied beer. The aroma is especially sweet and the taste is almost completely unoffensive. Has tastes of caramal, black licorice and malts. Very little carbonation. Has the consistancy of juice. Bleh.

This is maybe my third time having this beer. The first time was in my crappy beer drinking days and I remember acknowledging that it was pretty easy to drink. The second time was after I had broken out of that phase and begun exploring beers with even a smidge of content and believed that this was pretty dang good. Now that I have had my fair share of excellent brews I can say that I see no reason to believe I shall ever go out of my way for this beer. It is drinkable and not bad, but overall, pretty meh. There are certainly finer options from Dicks.

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Photo of rarigney
3.68/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oliviasittauer
1.88/5  rDev -45.8%

Photo of beoirific
4.04/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of Kevlee722
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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Dick Danger Ale from Dick's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.47 out of 5 with 110 ratings