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Bed Of Nails Brown | Hi-Wire Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hi-Wire Brewing
North Carolina, United States | website

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bung on 07-04-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
166
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
26.6%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
49
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 27 | Ratings: 166
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Photo of oberon
3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep tawny brown with a thinner light tan colored head atop.Caramel and brown sugar aromas with a light toasted bread note in there as well.A little sharp in the mouth,was hoping for more of a smoother feel.The feel detracts a little from the flavor profile,caramel and buttery toffee flavors with just a hint of earth/roast in the finish.Not bad but the feel kinda takes away from the beer for me.

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Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of juicebox
3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of Mantooth
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of HopsForBrains
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KirkFrancis
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of chinchill
3.72/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle into a lager glass.

Pours with a dark mahogany body. The vigorous pour raised a large (bout 3 cm) light tan had that has very good retention and that leaves plenty of sticky lacing on the glass. High clarity for an "unfiltered" (label) brew.

Medium roasted grains with some hop aromas; enough hop aroma to seem more like an American than English brown ale.

The flavor is more malt forward, with hops contributing to a near equal bitter/sweet balance and adding some light herbal and spicy flavors.

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Photo of tdm168
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Oldmankeebler
3.12/5  rDev -17%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Your standard brown ale. Not bad but nothing special.

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Photo of prototypic
3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of slasich
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OldSwampy
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Delightful ale, not dark brown but more amber or red ale colored, lightly hazy rather than clear, with a tan head. Not as "brown" as some brown ales. Nose with herbal and spicy malts dominating. Taste follows suit, with the right hops to complement the lean, earthy, slightly funky, but never flabby malty taste. Mouthfeel pleasant.

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Photo of Kegatron
3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Uncwest96
4.04/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SFNC
3.42/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A good, solid brown beer, nothing special, but well done for the type.

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Photo of KTCamm
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12/30....pours a rich medium dark brown, good ring of white foam. Nutty caramel nose. Hazelnuts. Soft lightly carbonated sweet malty taste. Bready. A touch sweet. Smooth in the mouth, minimal bite.

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Photo of lzepplin01
3.27/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bung
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Draft at Hi-wire. Dark tea brown pour, half finger of cream colored head. Laces just a bit.

Aroma, some brown sugar, toasted malt. Hazelnut.

Taste, some malty tobacco and brown sugar again. Some tea and herbal notes. Seemed a little sweet a first but seems more balanced after it warmed a bit. Lingers nicely.

Drinks very easily, carbonation and body are about right.
Good stuff, hopefully this place will last a bit longer than Craggie.

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Photo of JustinSparks
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheWillMitch
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of 13tido
3.36/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of syndelee
4.1/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Izzi
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Didn't care for the after taste at first, but the more I drank it wasn't as noticeable. An ok beer, but would not be my first choice.

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Bed Of Nails Brown from Hi-Wire Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.
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