Dirty Helen Brown Ale | Barley Island Brewing Company

BA SCORE
83
good
165 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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Dirty Helen Brown AleDirty Helen Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Barley Island Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
barleyisland.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
STYLE Brown Ale
MALT Pale, Crystal 60, Munich, Carahell, Chocolate
HOP Tettnang, Challenger, Cascade, Glacier
ABV 5.2
IBU 25
SRM 21

Added by zerk on 03-28-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
165
Reviews:
80
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
11.51%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark reddish-brown with a small head. A sweetish nose of ripe fruit-syrup is offset by a mouth with a slightly tart flavor of sour cherries. There is a very nice balance of flavors between sweet caramel/toffee and sour fruit, with only the most subtle of hop flavors in the background.

A very drinkable and sessionable brown ale that is plenty worth tasting, though not necessarily worth seeking out.

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Dirty Helen Brown Ale from Barley Island Brewing Company
3.65 out of 5 based on 165 ratings.
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