Kick-Ass Brown | C.H. Evans Brewing Company

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106 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
C.H. Evans Brewing Company
New York, United States
evansale.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
106
Reviews:
42
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
13.14%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
12
For Trade:
0
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.81/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

We have been visiting the Albany Pump Station brewpub once a year for a good many years. Our recent visit turned up the information that this place has a new brewer. He apparently deemed it necessary to tinker with the recipe for their flagship Kick-Ass Brown, which was their one and only outstanding brew and one that was consistently good over many years. The "new" brown ale retains the name of its predecessor, but is substantially different: it is grainier, scratchier, much more malt and less hoppy and smooth. It has declined greatly in overall taste, feel, and drinkability. It no longer kicks ass. And I no longer have a reason to visit this brewpub. Another great beer has bitten the dust.

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.6/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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4.38/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of charleshoffman455
4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

By far my favorite brown

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3.74/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the County Inn - Olivebridge,NY

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3.59/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.84/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3/5  rDev -27%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3/5  rDev -27%

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3/5  rDev -27%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -39.2%

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Kick-Ass Brown from C.H. Evans Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 106 ratings.
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