King Street Brown Ale | Schooner Exact Brewing Company

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45 Ratings
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King Street Brown AleKing Street Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Schooner Exact Brewing Company
Washington, United States
schoonerexact.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by beertunes on 02-17-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
45
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
6.84%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 45 |  Reviews: 11
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of mactrail
3.99/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Quite lovely shade of brown, kind of a sepia with cinnamon highlights. Moderately foamy with lots of lacing. Tangy and spritzy in the mouth. Dark roasted malt takes the forefront, with a slight resiny, gummy flavor that is actually quite nice.

Starts out with just a wee sweet touch, though it has plenty of malt. This does have a dry finish. The hops are not so bitter, but add a slight fruity taste with some flowery notes. It's stronger than an English version but whatever it is, the stuff is super drinkable and pleasantly sudsy on the tongue. A little barky and woodsy at the finish.

A great quaff and an inviting change from a whole lot of flabby Brown Ales, whatever their nationality. From the 22 oz bottle bought at the Schooner Exact brewery restaurant out of their cooler.

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Photo of mdaschaf
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoubleJ
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Henry's Tavern, on to the beer:

This brown ale is a joy. Its dark brown color and slightly creamy lace acts as foreplay to the fudge-like, slight roast, rich, sweet, and easy drinking character of this brown ale. Flavorful and easy drinking, a combination I will take in any beer.

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Photo of flagmantho
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this beer on tap last night at the Hooverville in Seattle.

Appearance: deep brown-amber hue with a bit of haze to the body. Head is a thin film of tan foam; can't expect much more from a tap pour.

Smell: lightly bready aroma. Not bad, but quite mild.

Taste: sweet malt flavor with a fair bit of caramel character. Smooth earthy bitterness. A little fruit on the aftertaste; interesting but good. I like it quite a bit, actually.

Mouthfeel: rich medium body with good viscosity and a well-integrated carbonation. Creamy and silky. Quite good.

Drinkability: a tasty, solid brown ale. Think I'll have another.

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Photo of NickThePyro
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Donkster46
3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of barleywinefiend
4.08/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dravt at Schooner Exact

A: Poured a brown with good carbonation and a nice white head

S: Toffee,syrup, sugars

T: Some molasses, syrup,nuts, leather and toffee. Nice tasting, actually, one of the btter browns I have had in a while

M: Lighter to medium bodied, just enough booze, toffee and sweetness on the palate with a clean finish

D: Yes, get some

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Photo of beertunes
3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in straight pint glass. Poured a clean, clear almost mahogany brown with an inch of light tan head that had moderate retention and decent lacing.

A rich, smooth malty aroma wafts across the nose, with just a hint of hops on the end. The flavors are what were expected. A smooth, clean malt flavor coats the tongue and then there's that tickle of hops at the end.

The body was typical for the style, smooth and tongue coating without being heavy. Drinkability is very good, having several of these would be easy. Overall, a nice pleasant beer, worth your time when you see it.

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Photo of twelveinches
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of birchstick
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RedDiamond
3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A deep, ruddy red/brown ale with nutty, caramel flavor and abundant fresh tobacco qualities. Cola notes too. And no shortage of hops. This one's built on a fairly solid brown malt platform with strong hop additions.

Wouldn't mistake King Street for an English ale at all. The zealously over-hopped contours have USA all over them.

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Photo of Moose90
3.42/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of woemad
4.1/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pint consumed at the Baby Bar in Spokane. FIrst time I'd seen this beer.

Poured a reddish brown color, with a decent sized whiteish head. Rings of lace were left on the sides of the glass.

Mildly sweet caramel notes in the nose, along with some biscuity scents.

Mildly sweet flavor, but with an earthy background flavor. There's also a restrained hop flavor way in the back. Slightly drier in the swallow than most brown ales I've tasted.

Medium bodied, with a coating mouthfeel.

Very drinkable. One of the most sessionable brown ales I've had. Most of the time I fine this style too sweet for repeated glasses, but this one is so well balanced that I feel like I could drink it all night.

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Photo of MacStinson
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of jmccraney
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris-1911
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Braz
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of tim007007
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Marco_Gtz
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of memphischas
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of TBonez477
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Birdlegs
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of avaldivia
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of dipso123
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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King Street Brown Ale from Schooner Exact Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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