Honey Brown Ale
Twisted Pine Brewing Company

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From:
Twisted Pine Brewing Company
 
Colorado, United States
Style:
American Brown Ale
ABV:
6%
Score:
79
Avg:
3.4 | pDev: 15.29%
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
32
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sep 11, 2015
Added:
Jul 07, 2005
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  3
SCORE
79
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Honey Brown AleHoney Brown Ale
Notes: None
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Rated: 3.27 by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

Sep 11, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by afsdan from Colorado

Aug 26, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by a77cj7 from South Dakota

Nov 24, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by LeeW from Minnesota

Oct 28, 2014
 
Rated: 3.25 by CUBeerBuff from Washington

Oct 11, 2014
 
Rated: 2.75 by dubmax from Kansas

Jul 28, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by cmbeddoe7997 from Texas

Jun 07, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by brmachine from California

Mar 16, 2014
 
Rated: 3.25 by jaydoc from Kansas

Jan 28, 2014
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Reviewed by JuicesFlowing from Kansas

3.9/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Dark muddy brown with ruby coming through in the light. A light cream colored head dissipates to a light wisp. Very light splotches of lacing.

Aroma: Dark roasted grains, sweet malts, chocolate, and honey.

Taste: Starts out with a Tootsie Roll kind of chocolate note with some honey sweetness in the background. Somewhat of a bitter finish for balance.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.

Overall: One of the better brews out of the Twisted Pine 12 pack mixer.
Jan 18, 2014
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Reviewed by Slatetank from Pennsylvania

3.51/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
poured chilled from 12oz into a willybecker purchased in a crate of ales mix case, shared with tenderbranson69.

The color is medium dark brown with very full head almost half a glassful with fine bead after settling and spotty lace. The smell is good, malt presence with a sweet ester mild alcohol and fruity yeast accent. The feel is decent with moderately high carbonation with moderate sweetness and low bitterness with a mostly dry finish and slight fruity texture with hints of roast.

The taste is good, lots of malt with a mild honey-like sweetness and gentle roasted malt flavor with some nutty elements with light yeast flavor adding a tangy aspect to the malt forward brown ale qualities. Overall it has enough honey in the feel to present a semi-sweet element to the brown ale base, easy to drink yet not very complex in general, about average for the style.
Jan 09, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by cbcrunch from Wyoming

Oct 29, 2013
 
Rated: 3.25 by mkrass from Colorado

Jul 27, 2013
 
Rated: 3 by Oelschlager from North Dakota

Jul 08, 2013
 
Rated: 3.5 by Beer-Zombie from Oregon

Jun 10, 2013
 
Rated: 3.25 by claspada from New Jersey

May 28, 2013
 
Rated: 4 by Cramerican from North Dakota

May 20, 2013
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Reviewed by t2thebro from Iowa

2.9/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
12 oz bottle

A- deep amber. Nice sized head, very little lacing.

S- light cocoa powder.

T- nice clean cocoa flavor. Not much else. Water and cocoa.

M- thin and dry at the finish. Would be better with a full body and no honey drying the end out. Unimpressive.

O- starts with decent flavor. But the body and finish are lacking.

Enjoy.
Mar 22, 2013
 
Rated: 3.75 by Justind04 from North Carolina

Feb 19, 2013
 
Rated: 3 by crobinso from Colorado

Jan 12, 2013
 
Rated: 3.25 by imperialking from Illinois

Dec 18, 2012
 
Rated: 3.5 by kjkinsey from Texas

Nov 30, 2012
 
Rated: 4 by BeerzMcKenzie from Ohio

Nov 24, 2012
 
Rated: 4 by Punkyg0608 from Missouri

Nov 24, 2012
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Reviewed by SkeeterBoganski from Colorado

3.47/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Enjoyed at the brewery

Amber to brown in color; light head; serious lacing; tastes like cocoa, but not over the top; easy to drink; made with local honey, but honey flavor kind of hard to find; good slightly sweet flavor. Overall, another accessible offering by TP...
Nov 11, 2012
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Reviewed by LXIXME from New Mexico

3.65/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Medium light tan head settle into a nice long lasting lacing above a caramel amber colored brown.

Roasted to almost burnt caramel malt aroma is light but quite full.

Dark roasted caramel malt taste drowns out anything else that might be coming forth.

A dryish dark roasted malt aftertaste that lingers on and on with this medium to fullish bodied beer.

A decent tasting brown with its dark roasted aspect it comes off better than a lot of browns with there lighter caramel malts.
Sep 26, 2012
 
Rated: 3.75 by MarkyMOD from Colorado

Aug 11, 2012
 
Rated: 3.25 by fishguyac from Virginia

Aug 08, 2012
 
Rated: 3.5 by Jeckel from Texas

Aug 08, 2012
 
Rated: 3.75 by bootsandbeer from Maryland

Aug 04, 2012
 
Rated: 2.5 by stampfler07 from Colorado

Jul 16, 2012
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Reviewed by sommersb from Tennessee

3.28/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Tasted On: 07-10-2012
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle, twist-cap
Glassware: Schooner
Purchased: Hotel lobby

Picked this up on a hotel stay in Colorado.

A: Clear with a dark brown color. The head is rocky and light tan; 3 fingers in height. Lacing is good with a very nice amount of retention.

S: Chocolate, dark bread, and caramel malts make up the aromas.

T: Toasted grains, as in coffee, with some earthy hops bitterness. Malty and nutty, plus rye bread sourness. I can't perceive any honey flavors.

M: The finish is dry, with some bitterness of roasted grains. Body is medium and has an average carbonation level.

O: I'd say this was an OK brown ale, but nothing I'd go out of my way for.
Jul 11, 2012
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Reviewed by soju6 from Missouri

3.63/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
A: Pours a clear mahogany color with a nice head that fades ery slowly with ample lacing.

S: Aroma of roasted malt with some nuts, chocolate and caramel sweetness. There is just a bit of honey sweetness in the background.

T: Taste of roasted malt with some nuts and bit of dark chocolate and caramel sweetness. There is a mild bitterness and the finish is clean with just a bit of lingering honey sweetness.

F: Medium body, crisp and well carbonated.

O: Nice beer, much better than I expected. The honey adds a bit of character the the beer without overpowering the style. Worth checking out.
Jul 08, 2012
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Reviewed by Mora2000 from Texas

3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
The beer pours a brown color with a tan head. The aroma is very sweet, with a lot of dark fruit, honey and caramel malt notes. The flavor is also very sweet. I get some nice honey and cherry notes, as well as some toffee, caramel and chocolate. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
May 15, 2012
 
Rated: 4 by spatialk from California

Apr 13, 2012
 
Rated: 4.25 by Dru

Mar 30, 2012
 
Rated: 3.5 by schoon from Iowa

Mar 19, 2012
 
Rated: 3.5 by EMPotter

Mar 18, 2012
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Reviewed by twiggamortis420 from Texas

3.85/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 oz bottle pours a dark crimson color with a small tan head, even with an aggressive pour. Fades to a decent collar, leaving a few lace patches.

Nose is sharp and sweet honey with a little bit of nutty yeast and roasty chocolate aromas. Not bad, its got some depth and is decently bold.

Glad the taste shows a more dialed down sweetness. Malts are honey-drizzled almonds and brazil nuts with a dusting of cocoa powder. There is enough going on here without getting boring, as some of the more one-dimensional brown ales can get; in fact, it's among my favorite new brown ales Ive tried over the past year or so. The body is pretty full and fairly silky. This is one of the better offerings I have had from Twisted Pine and could easily see myself enjoying a full sixer of this (got this one as a single).
Mar 18, 2012
 
Rated: 2 by rudy0908 from Missouri

Feb 25, 2012
Honey Brown Ale from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
Beer rating: 79 out of 100 with 57 ratings