Grizzly Brown Ale | Snowshoe Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Snowshoe Brewing Company
California, United States
snowshoebrewing.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by WilliamPhilaPa on 09-01-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
45
Reviews:
24
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
16.95%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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3.38/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MonkeyBread
2.83/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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2.61/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.74/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kiki3drt292
3.58/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.84/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
3.61/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

Photo of Dsimenson
3.46/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Draft serving, thin off-white head, fair lacing, lovely medium brown color, crystal clear. Very little aroma--a hint of hops and malt. Flavor is underwhelming, hops, mild malt flavor, a bit of caramel, no fruity notes. Mouthfeel is a bit thin and foamy. Not a really pleasant ale to drink, mostly dissapointing. Just OK.

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Photo of DaveMiller
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -21%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.29/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour had no head on a dark brown body.
The aroma was mild brown sugar. Fine but not much there.
The taste had a mild sweet malt balanced out with mild bitter.
Crisp with low to moderate carbonation.
It is a pretty mellow beer, which made it an easy drinker.

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2.75/5  rDev -21%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of MCain04
1.73/5  rDev -50.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

12 oz bottle from a friends BOMC. No clue when this was bottled. Poured into a Sam Adams glass.

Appearance: Gushes and is mostly foam on the pour. Sigh. When it finally settles down it is a muddy-brown opaque color with a creamy-tan head. Lots of head retention and lacing.

Smell: Tart and sour already. Beyond that, Roasty and Spicy. Some hazelnut and cinnamon.

Taste: Not sure what was intended here, but lots of funk and sourness to this one. Otherwise, stale malts and no hop presence. No bitterness.

Feel: Overly carbonated. Mellow finish, but struggling with this one.

Overall: I'm guessing this mess was infected. I couldn't catch much flavors beyond the funk, seemed kind of stale. This is why I avoid BOMC clubs.

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.39/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Snowshoe brewing grizzley brown ale

A/ pour produces a 1-1/2 finger light brown fizzy head resting on a dark brown body. Not much retention. No lacing 3  

S- toasted malt, nutty, subtle floral scent, some hops in the background. 4   

T- toasty, nutty, chocolate, caramel, lightly hoppy, light yeast, dry on the finish. It's a pretty solid English brown ale but nothing special 3.5 

M- kind of watery and tonic like carbonation upfront and flat and watery on the back. Weird 2.5  

O- it's a good beer. The mouthfeel detracts from it but I could have a couple of these so moderate drinkability. 3

C+

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2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of tvv375ia
2.42/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass I had to pour this over the sink because it started foaming out the bottle before I started the pour and when I poured it into the glass I got about 1/4" of beer and 5" of head

A-fire brick red in color with lots of foamy head

S-clean almost stainless steel type smell with a little nuttiness

T-not much here but a little bit of nuts

M-lots of carbonation takes away a lot of the flavors

O-not the worst tasting beer that I have ever had and probably not the most over carbonated but not something I am a fan of

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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