Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale | Back Forty Beer Co.

Truck Stop Honey Brown AleTruck Stop Honey Brown Ale
BA SCORE
32.4%
Liked This Beer
3.49 w/ 281 ratings
Truck Stop Honey Brown AleTruck Stop Honey Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Back Forty Beer Co.
Alabama, United States
backfortybeer.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hops: Magnum and Willamette
Malts: Honey malt, Crystall malt and Chocolate malt
Honey: Alabama Wildflower (Mobile, AL)

Added by reeverbythespeak on 05-03-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,846
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
281
Liked:
91
Avg:
3.49/5
pDev:
14.04%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
79
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 281 |  Reviews: 59
Photo of JonathanED
3.02/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of panhandlepints
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Noooddle
2.31/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Beersplosion
3.66/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of owenlift
3.38/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.37/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Truck Stop Honey has a medium, off-white head, a hazy, copper-brown appearance, with powdery sediment, throughout, and a bit of glass lacing. Aroma is faint, but some honey-topped, brown bread crust is detectable. Taste is of brown bread crust, honey, subdued bitterness, and maple syrup. Mouthfeel is medium and somewhat slick, and Truck Stop Honey finishes mostly crisp.

RJT

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Photo of Dieseltech1982
3.89/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WesMantooth
3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had a pint on tap at an Embassy Suites.

It didn't have much head. Just kind of soapy bubbled. It was thinner bodied and a slightly transparent chestnut brown.

It is fairly sweet. Some honey and roasted malt give it a Honey Nut Cherrios like aroma, only darker grains. A hint of nuttiness.

I get a little bit of chocolate from the flavor, but mostly dark bread with honey.

Lighter bodied. Just a touch too watery.

A pretty decent brown ale. It reminds me of a little weaker version of Jackie O's Chomo

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Photo of JintheHam
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jbehlar
4.05/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GDawgs34
3.91/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigedal60
3.85/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of justinp444
3.49/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a tulip it has a brown slightly red mostly hazy body and a ring of white for a head. Smell of honey, biscuity malt, citrus, caramel, brown sugar, and a little bit of grass. Taste is sweet honey, caramel, lots of biscuit malt, and a bit of citrus. Mouth feel is full with a moderate to full body, carbonation is moderate. A overly sweet honey brown, not complex either, just very sweet honey and biscuit malt with nothing much to add depth.

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Photo of 22Blue
3.52/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dpgoblejr
3.98/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ealanjones
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GeorgiaBeerMoose
3.68/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of emptyglassagain
2.71/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of cwd
3.6/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
2.75/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of gratefulbeerhead
3.24/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jayfarley3
3.94/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MacMalt
3.21/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle dated 1/4/2016. Poured into tulip glass. It poured an auburn color with virtually no head or lacing. It smells of roasted malt, caramel, honey, and nuts. When sipped, the initial taste is nuts and a slight caramel sweetness but it quickly gives way to an unappealing, almost sour, taste. It's very thin in body - too thin for the 6% ABV. To be fair, this isn't fresh and it may be much better on draught but I simply didn't enjoy it.

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3.55/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale from Back Forty Beer Co.
Beer rating: 32.4% out of 100 with 281 ratings
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