Butcher Block Brown Ale | Infusion Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Infusion Brewing Co.
Nebraska, United States
infusionbrewing.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by TheBushman on 11-15-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
8
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
14.36%
 
 
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3
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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 1
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at brewery:
Pours a dark brown, if not black. Head is off-white, nice ring around the edge with some lacing. Maybe a bit too dark for the style, really.

Smell is nutty, mefium light in strength, but evident. There's a hint of roasted chocolate/coffee notes, which likely explain the dark color. I like the nose, but again, a tad dark for style.

Taste is a little more aggressive and feel a bit more full bodied than a typical brown (especially a British version). This I am fine with and encourage as a change. My slight problem with the beer is the roasted notes come out stronger than the nutty ones. It seems more like a nutty porter that's brown ale.
Ignoring this personal distinction, I do enjoy how the chocolate malt notes play into the beer, but fade to give way to the nutty toasted malts. Ending is a typical slightly coating oily nut feel/flavor.

Enjoyable beer that might be a bit of a crossover, or at the least not 100% true to the, style. I would like to see more brown ales along this line, even if it isn't traditional.

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Butcher Block Brown Ale from Infusion Brewing Co.
3.83 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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