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Tavern Ale | AleWerks Brewing Company

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Tavern AleTavern Ale
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3.69/5
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238 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company
Virginia, United States
alewerks.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Bleedingshrimp on 11-06-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,646
Reviews:
99
Ratings:
238
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
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Ratings: 238 |  Reviews: 99
Photo of Skabiski
3.44/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lucular
3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FriedSlug
3.35/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.66/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JWU
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a tumbler glass

A- a very, very dark mahogany color. Some clarity when held to light. A light khaki head dissipates kinda quick

S- Toasty malts, caramel/brown sugar sweetness, a light nut, and some english hops.

T- A light combination of the sweetness, combines with a toasty malt and cocoa flavor. Some earthy hops and fruity esters finish things out.

M- Medium bodied, and lightly carbonated.

O- A very drinkable and accessible brown ale. Nothing earth shattering, but tasty, and well done.

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Photo of GinDC
4.43/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Boone757
3.67/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Barleycorn
3.79/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brutaltruth
4.1/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another great brew from Dr. of Psychology friend.

This brown ale pours a dark mahogany color with a decent head of off white foam that dissipates to a thin ting and light lacing. Nose of nuts, roasted malts, sweet dark chocolate, and mild hops. Flavors follow the nose with sweet toasted malts and light chocolate notes blending with a light raisin flavor on the back somewhat akin to a bock flavor. Light hop bitterness comes in on the aftertaste rounding this FINE brown ale out between roasted chocolate malt flavors and subtle hop notes. Smooth mouth feel and moderate carbonation. Excellent.

I just finished mowing the lawn and THIS is Just what the doctor ordered!

Cheers!

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Photo of brocktune
4.15/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.99/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PGVG
3.64/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of alexkwilhelm
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of McMatt7
3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrob21
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ordybill
4.18/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass.
Aroma- A very nice malt aroma with maybe an earthy undertone.
Appearance- A dark brown ale with an off-white head.
Taste-Has a strong malt flavor with a light bitterness at the end.
Palate- Medium bodied with a well balanced mild carbonation.
Overall- This is a really good beer. Doesn't appear to have a wide distribution. if you can find it I would give it a try.

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Photo of ygtbsm94
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DerekP
3.29/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ragarazor
4.04/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Rbodacious
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of robebo44
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of DavoleBomb
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Poured into a pint glass. Bottle.

3.75 A: Deep brown-black color. Two fingers of frothy creamy beige head. Retention is about average and a finger of lacing is left.

3.5 S: Big toastiness and nuttiness right off the start. Also some roastiness, chocolate, and a fairly powerful hop presence for the style. Floral and earthy hops.

3.25 T: Dry toastiness is the dominant flavor. Nuts underneath. Again there's notes of roasted malts, chocolate. Moderate hop bitterness.

3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Lightly creamy and very smooth.

3.25 D: Good beer, but run of the mill.

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Photo of Bierleichen
3.33/5  rDev -9.8%

Tavern Ale from AleWerks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 238 ratings
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