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Bruce's Brown Bag Ale | Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company

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3.6/5
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11 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
New York, United States
ubuale.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Fall

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Added by scottum on 03-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,344
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
11
pDev:
13.61%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of MMOSNN
4.11/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Scotchnspeed3
4.6/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Hopheadhiker
3.11/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mtnwesdew
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Dougwillhike
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Cooker_stp
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of generallee
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of LPJones
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of tobelerone
3.95/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub. I see the only two previous reviews are from 2006 and 2005 and based on their contents I have to believe the beer I drank was much improved in either recipe or execution or both. It turned out to be a very nice example of the style after all.

Typical appearance, rich brown body and a finger or so of off-white head that settles slowly. Some patchy lace clings to glass. Aroma has prominent chocolate and lightly toasted malt with a slightly nutty note. The flavor follows the nose fairly closely and is on the sweeter side for the style; bitter and milk chocolate combine with roast, caramel, bready, nutty malt and a semi-dry finish. Subtle, late emerging earthy hop note.

Medium bodied with somewhat crisp carbonation, but still pretty smooth. Certainly easy drinking. I found this to be a tasty, full-flavored brown ale with appealing sweetness. A pleasant surprise.

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Photo of kennyo
3.23/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Growler from the brewpub

Pours a clear, deep mahogay brown with a nice tan head that takes awhile to dissapate. Aroma is malt, spiciness. Taste is malt, a touch odf sourness, not a bad thing. this is a decent drinkable beer. This growler was purchased from the fridge after the beer just went off line.

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Photo of Shiloh
3.06/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is not the best product in the stable of the Lake Placid Pub and Brewery.
The Hi-lites for this brew are in its appearance with its slightly reddish tones against a ebony hue with a matching medium crown.
Lots of glass ring and minimum lace.
Carbonation was light and the body full.
Aroma was lightly sweet and malty,that of biscuit.
The taste was bland for a micro, almost that of a good macro...Slammed!! Sorry Lake Placid, but there it is.

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Bruce's Brown Bag Ale from Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 11 ratings
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