Short Bus Imperial Brown Ale | Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

BA SCORE
3.94/5
5 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Colorado, United States
oskarblues.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by LittleDon on 06-17-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
5
pDev:
5.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
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Gots:
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Trade:
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by northaustin:
Photo of northaustin
3.71/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

pours an almost black with alot of fizzy off white head which quickly settles into an even fat finger of light brown head.

smells a bit hoppy. not what i was expecting for the style, but pleasing nonetheless. the mellow cat pee hop balances a pretty roasty beginning.

taste: once again surprisingly hoppy. although not overhopped they do sort of push the roastiness off to the side. once again its very pleasing.

mouthfeel: goes down smoothly enough but hangs around for a while and leaves a definite stickyness towards the back of the throat.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of jaydoc
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of emmasdad
4.3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this one on tap at the Oskar Blues Liquids and Solids restaurant in Longmont, CO. Pours a medium amber with a pretty decent off-white head. Aromas of dark brown sugar, earthy hops and a hint of coffee. More earthy hops on the palate, along with some caramel malt and a little warming alcohol on the finish. The guy next to me at the bar recommended I don't order this one, so I did, and I'm glad I did.

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Photo of BillRoth
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of LittleDon
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass at Homemade Liquids and Solids. Brown, opaque, and hazy, it was pour with very little off-white head. Toasted bread with hints of coffee in the aroma. Medium mouthfeel, with some sweetness and coffee up front and a hint of hop bitterness on the back end. Light carbonation burn. Good balance between the hops and malt. Somewhat thin finish.

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Short Bus Imperial Brown Ale from Oskar Blues Grill & Brew
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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