Uncle Bigs Brown Ale | Old Schoolhouse Brewery

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Uncle Bigs Brown AleUncle Bigs Brown Ale

Brewed by:
Old Schoolhouse Brewery
Washington, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by froghop on 03-22-2010

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Ratings: 15 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by froghop:
Photo of froghop
3.33/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

pours a clear dark brown with a medium size tan head, and good lacing.

smell is of spice, malt, and brown sugar.

taste is somewhat watery, brown sugar, malt, caramel, and some spice, end is smooth, and a little bit of bitterness.

overall an average brown ale.

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Photo of Fatehunter
2.7/5  rDev -18.7%

Pours a thin head on a dark brown body.
The aroma is mostly roasted malt with some caramel in the background.
The taste tends towards a caramel sweet but stops short, a little watery, roasted malt in the middle. A little confused.
The texture is soft with moderate carbonation.
A pretty middle of the road brown ale.

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Photo of jtierney89
3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Must be newly released in bottles, just got a case in my store.

Pours a deep amber color with a decent off white head. Nose has lots of dates and raisins with hints of caramel chocolate and underlying scent of coffee. Some of the hops come through as well but its barely noticeable.

Roasted malt sweetness up front with a pretty smooth mouthfeel. slightly slick on the swallow but the flavors all hold together quite well. Caramel coffee like sweetness up front followed by a bitter coffee finish.

Simple but not bad and decently priced. Pretty good roasted malt flavor.

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Photo of Gavage
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: pours a clear brown color with a 1" head that slowly falls.

Smell: caramel and a brown sugar sweetness is detectable by the nose.

Taste: caramel, hints of chocolate, brown sugar, some earthiness, and a mild bitterness are the most detectable flavors.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Lightly crisp to start, smoother at the finish.

Overall: a basic brown ale with a decent flavor profile. You wont be blown away with this, but it is a sessionable ale.

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Photo of mactrail
3.76/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Handsome dark golden brown color with plenty of foam in the Einbecker Pilsner glass. Decent sudsy mouthfeel. A little caramel and grain in the nose.

Some malty sweetness, a little more substance than many Browns. Light hoppy note, but just enough bitter edge for the Brown Ale style. A wee hint of licorice and a variety of dark caramel flavors.

Quite pleasant and plenty drinkable. The malty flavor carries through to the finish and makes this a mellow quaff. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Haggen's Market in Mount Vernon.

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Photo of casapy
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of NickThePyro
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of ncherf
4/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of twelveinches
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of Sokool
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of RoryOMoore
3.75/5  rDev +13%

Photo of Tiriansdoor
3/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of KimenTshom
3/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Mfrace73
4/5  rDev +20.5%

Uncle Bigs Brown Ale from Old Schoolhouse Brewery
3.32 out of 5 based on 15 ratings.
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