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Barracks Brown | Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom
Alberta, Canada
wildrosebrewery.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dark brown and ruby hued, this ale expresses notes of espresso and chocolate. Very approachable, Wild Rose Brown Ale is mildly hopped with a medium body and a clean finish. Don't be afraid of the dark. Get down with the Brown.

16 IBU

Added by MAB on 10-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,464
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
75
pDev:
10.27%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
15
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 75 |  Reviews: 37
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3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KeiferJennings
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I first enjoyed this brew during an Elvis Costello concert in Calgary, Alberta. As an avid coffee lover I enjoyed the hints of espresso. Combined with some vanilla/chocolatey(???) notes, I was very pleased with the local dark brown beverage.

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3.71/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cknoch
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.37/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.67/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.44/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.92/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.61/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.66/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.61/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.99/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Mlkluther
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Great beer that has a nice malty finish.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.7/5  rDev 0%

Appearance - Pours a dark nut brown with two fingers of foamy beige head.

Smell - toffee like malts, hints of chocolate and espresso, slight hint of dark fruits.

Taste - lightly toasted toffee like malts with notes of bittersweet chocolate and espresso, along with the very light presence of dark fruit.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation. Finishes with a pleasant smoothness.

Overall - A tasty English brown ale that nicely captures the flavours and aromas of chocolate and espresso. I like that Wild Rose renamed this brew to commemorate their home in Currie Barracks.

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Photo of urbs76
4.12/5  rDev +11.4%

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Barracks Brown from Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 75 ratings
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