Bad Penny Brown Ale | Big Boss Brewing

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358 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Boss Brewing
North Carolina, United States
bigbossbrewing.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by atsprings on 04-17-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
358
Reviews:
110
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
13.06%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
75
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 358 |  Reviews: 110
Photo of MasterRigger
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of petermethot
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Pours brilliant brown with ruby highlights under a 1” off-white foam cap that rapidly dissipates.

S: Nutty rich malt aromas with faint chocolate and caramel, grains.

T: Malt caramel, chocolate, nuts. The malt is medium, hops are low, bitterness is low.

F: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: this is a good but not great brown ale.

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Photo of Pranksterbeer
3.26/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Spdeegan23
3.77/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AmitC
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Keith27614
4.02/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of yaksurf
2.82/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dailyminefield
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of addiwilliams
3.32/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chinchill
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From a bottle.
Lightly sweet with a mild but lingering flavor.
Medium-light body may be slightly over carbonated and thin.

Overall: A good, mainstream brown ale.

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Photo of dexterk1
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ColdOneKev
3.17/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 13tido
3.52/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SonOfKyuss
3.78/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigGold
3.47/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of prototypic
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ab39z
3.1/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of carrwoo
3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of entenduintransit
4.13/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chappellre731
3.81/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good brown ale goes down smooth and a good local beer

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Photo of FrothFanatic
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A nice brown ale nothing extraordinary here, but drinkable and enjoyable. Its one of those brews that smell better then it tastes however, too many bitter notes overpower the toasted coffee and nutty flavors.

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Photo of Mikemcgrath4
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrob21
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HopintheSouth
3.57/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bad Penny Brown Ale from Big Boss Brewing
3.6 out of 5 based on 358 ratings.
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