Mountain Man Strong Ale | The Front Brewing Company

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54 Ratings
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Mountain Man Strong AleMountain Man Strong Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Front Brewing Company
Montana, United States
thefrontbrewing.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by GeezLynn on 01-04-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
54
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
7.51%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
13
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 54 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of hozersr
3.82/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of luke12345
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vabeerguy
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Harrison8
3.87/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours black with a fizzy, thin head. Not even thick enough to measure. No lacing left behind. Barley, wheat, plum, molasses, and caramel notes in the aroma. Plum, caramel, molasses, and wheat make up a thick, dark flavor profile. Mouth feel is grainy, with some carbonation abrasiveness. While it feels a little thin at the start while it's cold, it thickens up to a medium-thick consistency. Overall, a tasty beer with lots of dark complexity, while still being drinkable. Mouth feel is a little different.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrinkThemAll
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16oz can into a snifter.
The can itself and tab, are awesome.

A-pours a deep ruby red, with a finger of off white head. Dissipates to just a ring. Little to no lacing.

S-A sweet malty bid with a hint of caramel. Very subtle on aroma, but smells good

T- Extremly light and clean. Has a buttery creaminess to it that goes down nice. Everything about this beer is light. Sweet malt character with maybe a bit of honey or caramel.

M- light bodied with light carbonation. Extremly clean mouth with a nice finish.

O- These Montana locals have been above expectations. Very good, drinkable beer here. Would definetly drink again.

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Photo of Vylo
4.9/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jera1350
3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DrinkSlurm
3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LXIXME
3.69/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Trimmers
4.42/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lobina
4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jrsqc7
4.12/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

quality brew fit for winter fall spring summer crankin my bands demo on a boombox at the beach; quality smoke flavor winston red 100 same length filter longer cigarette than regular cigarette easy open box unfiltered lucky strike sophisticated fancy western shirt work boots 90s war metal booming from big block chevy; running subaru west divide trash cold smoke hippie off road; broke my right index finger for the third time in two years at hardcore show in kansas city

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Photo of itracy63
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Brolo75
3.86/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Straight from the can, top peeled right off!

A: Actually I poured some out to get a look. Pours a dark amber, mahogany color with a tan colored head, low carbonation, no head retention, not much head on the pour.

A: Very malty, peat, smokey aroma, toffee, spice, no alcohol on the nose, pretty straightforward.

T: Spice, malts, hint of peat and smoke, lingering toffee flavor, smooth, easy drinking.

M: Less than medium body but not light bodied, good amount of carbonation, semi-dry finish.

O: A middle of the road scotch ale/wee heavy, not impressive, but a solid offering, could use some more flavor but I would probably pick this up occasionally as an alternative to a stout during winter.

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Photo of Bitterbill
3.55/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear dark brown with reddish highlights. Not a big head of foam but it is long lasting.

Fruity spicy malty nose. Leans towards the sweet side; better for me as I am tough on the style and any hint of peat would be a major negative.

Mildly sweet, fruity, right taste of grain, nice.

Good mouthfeel.

An easily approachable Scotch Ale for me. Nothing overboard.

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Photo of SamuelMiller
4.4/5  rDev +14%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of butters_mcgee
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of beergorrilla
3.77/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zaphog
3.77/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IDABEERGUY
3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hootie159
4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Mountain Man Strong Ale from The Front Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 54 ratings.
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