Phil Brown Ale | Marshall Wharf Brewing Company / Three Tides Restaurant

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Marshall Wharf Brewing Company / Three Tides Restaurant
Maine, United States
marshallwharf.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named for the one and only Phil Brown. Brewed for his 75th birthday in 2009 and on tap ever since. We use peat smoked malt in this beer for our own little spin and to honor Mr. Brown's heritage. Thank you Phil!

Added by Walken on 08-17-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
47
Reviews:
9
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
7.32%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
8
For Trade:
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Ratings: 47 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of williahd
3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
3.32/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours clear, dark brown in color, with 1/2 inch head. Taste is brown bread, toasted malt, and light smoke. Medium bodied and slightly sweet. Above average, solid brown ale. There are others in the style I prefer, but this is solid.

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Photo of bigred89
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Budlum
4.05/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of RhinoBrew
4.49/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of puboflyons
4.13/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

From the 16 oz. can that I know was canned in May 2016 but I don't know what day. Sampled on May 27, 2016.

Beautiful dark brown color with frothy, foamy tan head that lingers and laces.

Big nutty and malty aroma with even a touch of chocolate or vanilla. Butterscotch too. Low but earthy hop profile.

The body is medium.

Excellent malt and nutty sweetness in the taste with a mild to moderate bitter finale. Pretty tasty I'd say.

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Photo of dbsrs
3.36/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Average Brown. Like the Nitro touch but nothing special about this beer

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Photo of Lefty_P_Hand
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of meb3476
3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paresis
4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bobv
4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SocalKicks
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of psweendogg
3.79/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of darcange
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OldhouseRecs
3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ale207
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEERMILER12
4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Pours a mahogany color with 2+ fingers of head that fades down to a nice cap that last for a good while

S: Malty and slightly nutty up front, with hints of smoke in the back. Some earthy hops also come through and provide a nice balance

T: Starts off with a bit of caramel, nut, and toffee notes from the malt, with hints of sweetness and brown bread. Smoke comes through lightly as an undertone and makes it very interesting. Finishes with lingering light smoke and earthy tones

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth

O: The smoked malts make for a nice and interesting take on a brown. It comes across a little salty and makes you want to drink more. Very solid and quite an easy drinker for a cold fall or winter day. Definitely another solid brew from MW

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Photo of Beer__ME
4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Cheld
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of durlta
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of Flounder57
4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can was poured into a nonic glass.

Appearance: A one finger off white head was poured that reduced to a puffy layer. It is a dark brown amber color with a little vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Roasted coffee, toasted, chocolate, nutty, caramel, toffee, earthy, and grassy hops.

Taste: Same as above with light bitterness in the rear. Nice balanced of flavors too.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, light to medium bodied, medium carbonation, and a little chewy.

Overall: Pretty solid brown ale. Next time in Maine, I look forward to grabbing more of these.

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3.84/5  rDev -3%

Photo of ChrisinRI
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Phil Brown Ale from Marshall Wharf Brewing Company / Three Tides Restaurant
3.96 out of 5 based on 47 ratings.
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