Libbytown Brown
Bunker Brewing Co.

Libbytown BrownLibbytown Brown
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Bunker Brewing Co.
Maine, United States
American Brown Ale
Ranked #197
Ranked #21,324
3.71 | pDev: 6.2%
Jun 07, 2023
Jun 26, 2017
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Rated: 3.75 by paulish from New York

Jun 07, 2023
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Reviewed by GratefulBeerGuy from New Hampshire

3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Libbytown Brown Bunker Brewing Company Brown Ale - English

Dark amber, cinnamon chocolate malt nose is a yes. Chalky, earthy graham crackers and dark spices. Crisp, watery body and feel, multidimensional malt complexity. Baker's chocolate, coffee grounds, dank spices and an easy, yet medium bodied feel and clean.

Purchased at Monadnock Food Co-op


Earned the Bravo for Brown Badge

Jan 17, 2023
Rated: 3.78 by SpaethJam from New York

Jun 07, 2022
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Reviewed by TMoney2591 from Illinois

3.61/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Served from the can in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Pours a deep midnight umber topped by a finger of khaki foam. The nose comprises greens, toffee, grass, flowers, and lightly-toasted biscuit. The taste brings in more of the same, a bit of tobacco joining the party for good measure. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. A tasty, easy-to-drink bit o' brown goodness.
May 04, 2022
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Reviewed by coconinowizard

3.47/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Look: Dark, dark brown. French roast cold brew. Pretty big bubbles but a rather small head of foam
Smell: Dark roast coffee, woodiness, almost a bit of leather. Would like a little bit more balance on these heavy notes as it also has a bit of a rubbery, oily aroma as well. Like we're drinking in a tire shop.
Taste: The flavor profile is more balanced. Burnt toast, dark chocolate covered strawberry. Not just coffee bitterness on the finish, but slickness as well.
Feel: Medium-high. Would've preferred a bit heavier on the body.
Overall: The flavor profile is really quite nice, but as a whole feel like it could be rounded out. Still perfectly drinkable though and love this brewery.
Jan 26, 2022
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Reviewed by bobv from Vermont

3.92/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
16 oz. can.
Canned 10/07/20.
Moderate pour yields a one inch plus tan head over an opaque brown body with some lacing. Nose of cracker, dark malt, roasted malt, pumpernickel bread, and toast. Taste mirrors nose somewhat with a fairly dry and slightly hoppy finish. Good feel and overall, at 6.0% abv, a highly crushable brown.
Nov 24, 2020
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Reviewed by Amendm from Rhode Island

3.81/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
A slow pour from a 16-oz. can produced a finger of rich creamy beige foam that became rocky as it slowly sunk, thick rings of lace remained. Opaque chestnut brown color.

Bready malt greets the nose, toast and fresh baked dark bread with a hint of roasted character. hops are mild, floral and fresh. A hint of baked stone fruits and raisin in the background.

The taste is neutral on sweetness with mild bitterness at first, toasted/roasted malt moderates the sweet flavor and adds dryness. Items from the smell are bigger with toasted dark bread in front, a hint of coffee and chocolate syrup arrive late. The finish is drawn out a bit, builds to semi-dry with above average bitterness with faint roasted malt lingering on.

Medium bodied with plentiful, lasting carbonation. Alcohol is very well hidden, balanced and easy going down.
A welcomed Fall release, true to style with a goodly amount of different malt tastes.

Canned On 9/16/20
Oct 05, 2020
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Reviewed by puboflyons from New Hampshire

3.62/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
From 16 oz. can that was canned 01/08/20. Sampled April 25, 2020.

Gorgeous looking dark brown color with a mocha or tan head and some hints of ruby red around the edges.

Fairly standard dark sweet bready malt sensation on the nose, a little nutty, and a lower profile grassy or floral hop note.

Smooth medium mouthfeel.

Very sweet and malty in the taste. A mild to moderate bitterness to end it.
Apr 25, 2020
Rated: 3.75 by BEERMILER12 from Maine

Sep 03, 2019
Rated: 4.16 by ChipChaight from New York

Dec 24, 2018
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Reviewed by Craig-er from New Hampshire

4.05/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
I gave this brew a higher than average rating because it checked off all the boxes. Beautiful bronze color and nice foam. Flavor is complex. I drank it at cellar temperture, the way the Brits do it. Nice full bodied beer.
Jun 26, 2018
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Reviewed by twosheds from Massachusetts

3.31/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5
Dark brown with a tan head.

Smell is more hoppy than I expected for a brown.

Taste is also a little more bitter than I would think it should be. Mouthfeel is very smooth with a nice malt backbone, but the aftertaste has a definite hop bitterness.
Apr 13, 2018
Rated: 3.33 by Jsalz21 from New Jersey

Feb 14, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by Kurzman from Rhode Island

Aug 24, 2017
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a mug. The appearance was a somewhat dark brown color with a slight transparency about it. Finger’s worth of white foamy head that fell off at a decent pace to leave some light lace. The aroma had some sweet nuts, some cocoa powder, light butterscotch and some caramel/toffee malts. The flavor definitely leaned towards the sweet side through all of the previously mentioned aromas. Fully sweet aftertaste. Sly earthy yet sweet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a touch of cloyingly sweet effects, but some of that noticeable earthiness came back to stabilize the cloying effects. ABV felt good at the 6.3. Overall, mostly nice brown ale I think I could come back to.
Jun 26, 2017
Libbytown Brown from Bunker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 15 ratings