Looping Owl | Right Brain Brewery

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63 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Right Brain Brewery
Michigan, United States
rightbrainbrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our N. Hawk Owl Amber Ale laid down on a Grand Travese Distilary bourbon

Added by Jason on 01-09-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
63
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
14.81%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
6
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 63 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of Acuity
3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tripel_Threat
4.14/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served on tap at the pub. Glowing brown in color with a couple fingers of off white head. Beautiful amber ale base, lots of malty, nutty characteristics enhanced by whiskey barrel. Notes of oak, whiskey, apples, pears, some spice, and vanilla create an extremely rounded ale with incredible smoothness.

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3.73/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.67/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.34/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A very interesting and different beer. But the sweet fruitiness mixing with a strong malt note and a hint of wood/bourbon makes it a very pleasant kind of different.

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3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.64/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.92/5  rDev +3.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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2/5  rDev -47.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.57/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Growler from the brewery served in a pint glass
Review from notes:

A - Hazy light brown with big bubbled head. Low retention with minimal lacing.

S - Sweet woody malts, sugary fruit, apples, caramel, muddled whiskey aroma.

T - Starts off with sweet caramel malts, slightly toasted, very fruity, mainly apples, woody tannins, there's earthy/spicy bitterness but it's hard to detect the source. There's notes of mild earthy hops underneath the rounded nutty malts. Finishes semi-dry with notes of fruit and toasted wood.

M - Medium weight with active carbonation that mellows out as it sits. Woody tannins are left on the aftertaste.

Interesting brew. The malts and fruit combined with the wood create a complex mix of flavors that seem uncommon.

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

Photo of djrn2
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Looping Owl from Right Brain Brewery
3.78 out of 5 based on 63 ratings.
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