Ring Neck Braun Ale | Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC

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194 Ratings
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Ring Neck Braun AleRing Neck Braun Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC
Minnesota, United States
braubrothersbrewing.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Chaz on 10-14-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
194
Reviews:
89
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
13.8%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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3.6/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of djwhit24
4.04/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tjb27
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wer34truh
4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.28/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -41.4%

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3.2/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.3/5  rDev -14.1%

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Light chocolate, caramel, toast and a hint of plum on the nose. Pours brilliant brown under a 1” off-white foam cap with a slight brown tint. The palate follows the nose with traces of nuts and chocolate over lightly toasted grain and bright fruit. A semi-sweet beginning leads to a drying finish. Very creamy with slightly above average carbonation and a medium body.

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Photo of mikerieder
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.13/5  rDev +7.6%

In honor of pheasant season here in South Dakota, I will try the Ring Neck!

Appearance (3.5) : Ummm. (I literally said that out loud). This was disappointing. Almost no head to speak of, except for about 1/2 finger. Did I get a dud? What's there is sticking around though, so maybe not. (When I cracked the bottle there was less hiss than I'm accustomed to.) The body is a cranberry/chestnut color with 80% opacity. The head is now leaving some lace around the glass, so I guess I have some hope here.

Aroma (4.25) : Chocolate right off the bat, with roasted chestnut, black licorice, roasted malt, and some faint coffee bitterness. The aroma is also indicating spice to me as well, although I'm not sure what sort. Bouquet is medium-loud.

Taste (4.25) : Good. Smooth and divine. Very creamy, very malty (but yet still balanced). The roast flavors and chocolate come out quite a bit in this beer. A faint licorice flavor trails behind, ending with more of the unknown spice (it's licorice-y). The hop flavor is more in tune with a flavored coffee bean, which I don't mind at all.

Mouthfeel (4.25) : Very creamy, lightly buttery, very lightly oily, ending smooth and rich. It's about medium bodied yet still bold.

Overall (4.13) : Thought this one was gonna be a tanker for sure. Guess I was pleasantly surprised. The appearance is obviously the weakest link in this chain, but the other categories more than make up for that. It's a great beer, worthy of a sixer, too.

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Photo of vette2006c5r
4.21/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Ring Neck Braun Ale pours a brownish color, with a large lacing head. There is a bold aroma aroma, with big notes of nuts. Creamy flavor, nice malty backbone, big nut flavors, and subtle hints of chocolate and raspberry. Good full flavors, good body. Overall a very nice creamy and flavored brown ale.

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2/5  rDev -47.9%

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3.82/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Ring Neck Braun Ale from Brau Brothers Brewing Co. LLC
3.84 out of 5 based on 194 ratings.
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