Wind Walker Brown Ale | 51 North Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
51 North Brewing Company
Michigan, United States | website

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DMarlinJ on 06-09-2013

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 17
Reviews by DMarlinJ:
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3.28/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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I have had this beer a few times now on tap at the pub and it has been consistently good.
The appearance is a nice clear brown for a brown ale. Nice head but dies fairly quick and not much lacing to speak of.

This is a straight forward brown ale. Good taste and feel but it is a bit thin on the mouthfeel. The taste is not complex but very smooth and easy drinking. It leaves the mouth fresh and clean, malty and low on bitter, not sweat either. I don't get much on smell but I need a lot for my nose to notice.

Overall this is a basic good pub beer that most people would enjoy, just not complex. A basic brown ale that is above average for all beers and easy to drink.

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Photo of tommy5
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of lochef81
3.96/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Cath
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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1/5  rDev -72.4%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Billet
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewpub. Really excellent Brown Ale. It looks like any other brown ale, but the flavor and smoothness is spot on for the style. It has a very mild smell. It has a nice malty backbone, but not too sweet. There is a noticeable hop addition, but also not overdone. It has a light body for a brown ale, it goes well on a hot day.The balance between malts, hops, and body is really excellent. I did not detect any off flavors and it was very smooth. Great job!

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Photo of miwestcoaster
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of MIBeerGeek
3.09/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I've had this beer 2 times both on Growler fill gifts, Its consistent with its flavor and a easy drinking beer.

Appearance is nice and clear brown with a very thin head. (Possibly from growler fill)

Aroma is nil

Taste is clean and slightly malty. No forward hop bitterness of any means

Overall I would drink this if I was at the brewery but wouldn't go out of my way to chase this one down

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5/5  rDev +38.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.48/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Wind Walker Brown Ale from 51 North Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.
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