Gahan House Iron Bridge Brown Ale | The Gahan House

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Gahan House Iron Bridge Brown AleGahan House Iron Bridge Brown Ale
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3.69/5
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57 Ratings
Gahan House Iron Bridge Brown AleGahan House Iron Bridge Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Gahan House
Prince Edward Island, Canada
gahan.ca

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Medium to full bodied, brown ale with a smooth roasted malt flavour and chocolate finish.

Added by bobsy on 05-27-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,913
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
57
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 57 |  Reviews: 18
Photo of SSS
3.57/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-A beautiful dark brown with a tent of cherry red reminiscent of a Coca-Cola
S-the aroma is lacklustre with some multi character but not a lot beyond that
M- light mouth feel with light carbonation make this appear easy drinking.
T- this beer taste like an ordinary brown ale, it is very easy drinking and not what you would expect from a darker Ale.
O-I had high hopes as I really like this brewer, but alas I enjoyed what I had and hope to visit one day and be blown away by something different.

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Photo of eberesford
3.49/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark brown with little or no head or lacing. The aroma is sweetish dark toffee. Similarly in the flavour which is slightly cloying.

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Photo of AcidJosh
4.09/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ewpass
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown colour with moderate head. Chocolatety nose as it warms. Malty all the way through. Creamy mouthfeel, smooth bitter finish.

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Photo of Erik-P
3.59/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of q33jeff
2.99/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

**
09/26/2016

Bottle, courtesy of LL, to pint glass.

LOOK: Dark brown; solid color throughout. Medium off-white head; fades.
AROMA: Roasted Malt.
TASTE: Mostly Roasted Malt, touch of nuttiness, touch of something mineral.
FEEL: A tad thin for a Brown Ale, but not completely watery either.

A good brew.
**

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Photo of jcubz
4.21/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jesterr44
3.59/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jotora
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
3.51/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap in at the brewpub in Halifax.
Slightly more bitter than average for style, and with malts that lean more than usual towards dark roast. A touch of smoke comes with the dark malts.
Excellent head and lacing over a clear but very dark brown body.

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Photo of polloenfuego
3.44/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of travelguy
4.27/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StephenPerr
3.48/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Regidis
4.44/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Grogsky
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jrothaway
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very smooth and rich, malty without a noticeable hop present. Definitely English style, not American.

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Photo of deg
4.54/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Powers30
3.72/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikexw
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ckollias
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LDuke
3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gcamparone
3.72/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 500mL bottle into a pint glass. Purchased at the brewery.

Pours a muddy brown body with little head, lacing and retention.

Aromas are sweet with toffee and caramel. On the tongue is a slightly sweet caramel-toffee, somewhat grainy taste, chocolate and roastyness on the finish. Light, slightly watery body with medium-high carbonation.

Easy drinker, standard brown ale.. Nothing super but not bad.

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Photo of PorterPro125
4.28/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Serving Type: 500 mL Bottle

A- Pours a dense, dark brown liquid with a creamy 1 1/2 finger white head (think Guinness). Excellent head retention and thick lacing on the glass.

S- Roasty coffee, nuts, molasses, and over-ripe fruit. Excellent blend of roastiness and sweetness.

T- Same as aroma with the roastiness more pronounced. Reminds me of a good stout. Less sweetness than the other Brown Ale's I've sampled (not a bad thing).

M- Creamy body with low carbonation. Easy going down and extremely sessionable.

O- Simply put, this is one of the best Brown Ale's I've had. It's extremely well balanced (roastiness vs. sweetness) and easy drinking.

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Photo of TheBierdimpfe
3.89/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Almost opaque dark brown color with a copper hue and subtle visible activity. Extra creamy beige 3 finger head lasting around 10 minutes with strong legs.

Aromas and flavors of molasses, chocolate, coffee, nuts, caramel, fruits, herbal spices. Well intensified sweet taste from quality sugary elements and dark fruits coupled with some sharp super earthy and roasted nuts feel.

Creamy medium body with subtle carbonation. Short but balanced finish ending with a slightly dry spiciness but a strong chalky roasted earthy feel that is still pleasant.

Overall : Great craft; balanced complex rich and delicious flavors that are not too spicy while refreshing and accessible, but the nose is a little faint with a slight metal feel.

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Photo of Tivlavrie
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Gahan House Iron Bridge Brown Ale from The Gahan House
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 57 ratings