Northern Hawk Owl | Right Brain Brewery

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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): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by GRPunk on 01-21-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
126
Reviews:
18
Avg:
3.49
pDev:
13.75%
 
 
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6
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4.8/5  rDev +37.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of Wombeer
4.4/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.2/5  rDev +20.3%

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4.19/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Smooth tasting Amber, clean finish, a beer that you want to drink more than one.

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4.09/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.06/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev +15.8%

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4/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +14.6%

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4/5  rDev +14.6%

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4/5  rDev +14.6%

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4/5  rDev +14.6%

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4/5  rDev +14.6%

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4/5  rDev +14.6%

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4/5  rDev +14.6%

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4/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of GRPunk
3.96/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle poured into an imperial pint glass.

A- 1-1/2 finger, dense khaki head develops with a normal pour. Clean, copper body displays light carbonation. Head sustains at 1/2-finger and leaves really good, sticky rings on the glass.

S- Sweet caramel. Lightly hopped, though fresh. Grassy? Floral? Light nuttiness increases with warmth as does a toasted grain quality. Caramel is the consistent player here.

T- Really nice. Balanced between sweet caramel, slightly toasted malt and hops that are clean, grassy, maybe spicy/minty. Dry finish. Slightest hint of buttered, whole wheat toast.

M- Medium body, moderate carbonation. Pleasantly chewy.

O- very solid amber ale. The 1st "traditional" beer I've had from RBB. I'm guessing this is one of the initial offerings they are bottling in the 22 oz format. If it becomes a reasonably priced sixer, I could see it fitting into my Amber Ale rotation.

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3.93/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Wildly drinkable. Modest Amber with no head. Slightly honey sweet. Good session beer.

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3.92/5  rDev +12.3%

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3.9/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on Oct/8/2015.Pours into an imperial pint glass a dull amber with a thin quick to fade slight off white head atop.Caramel and toasted bread,and big fruity aromas really stand out,a pretty assertive malt forward nose.That caramel and toast are again assertive on the palate,a very bready,and earthy malt base makes for almost an ESB,or at least an American brewed one.I like this beer more than most of the others and Iam a hophead and still really enjoy this beer.

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Northern Hawk Owl from Right Brain Brewery
3.49 out of 5 based on 126 ratings.
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