Battle Line
Texian Brewing Company

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Texian Brewing Company
Texas, United States
American Brown Ale
3.67 | pDev: 7.36%
Apr 05, 2020
Apr 10, 2014
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Rated: 3.5 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Apr 05, 2020
Rated: 4 by nathanmiller from New York

Jan 22, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by BigRedDog from Indiana

Jan 13, 2015
Rated: 3.61 by hoppy91 from Texas

Dec 22, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by Meyers1023 from New York

Oct 25, 2014
Rated: 3 by ilikebeer03 from Texas

Sep 22, 2014
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Reviewed by woodychandler from Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
This was definitely part of a recent package from the Mighty JenRay in support of The CANQuest ™, now back in full (fool) swing!

From the CAN: "Made in Texas"; "During the siege at the Alamo, Lt. Colonel William B. Travis understood the odds that faced his men & drew a line in the sand giving the soldiers a chance to leave. Of the 200 men under his command, only one chose to leave. Louis Moses Rose, a French mercenary, the ‘Coward of the Alamo’.”; “Battle Line is a rich and malty ale with a smooth finish and just enough hop presence to help balance out the sweetness."; "Brewed Proudly in Richmond, Texas"; "Go Texan"; "A fine Texan Ale".

The Crack! unleashed another highly carbonated CAN from Texian BC and I would caution you that this is the second time that I have experienced something like this in one of their beers. The Glug was a gentle undertaking as a result, but still producing three-plus (close to four) fingers of dense, light-tan head with great retention. Annoying, actually, as it refused to dissipate and was holding me up from being able to drink any of it. Color was Dark Brown to Very Dark Brown (SRM = > 27, < 34) with cola-colored highlights visible at the edges. Nose had a milk chocolate and nutty malt quality along with a kind of mintiness from the hops. Mouthfeel was medium, but very effervescent. The carbonation seemed to be diffusing the taste in this one, making it difficult to capture the nuances on the tongue. The mintiness was the real standout, with the chocolaty malts accompanying it for the ride. Sticky lacing began to appear as I drank. I liked the taste, especially for the style, but I found the carbonation to be overdone and problematic. Finish was semi-dry with the hops really more prevalent then the malts, although they played a large enough part so that it was not totally unbalanced. It has potential, but this brewery really needs to look at their carbonation.
Aug 26, 2014
Rated: 4 by Tuck_leepulin from Texas

Aug 24, 2014
Rated: 4 by Can_has_beer from Texas

Aug 16, 2014
Rated: 4 by Shafaegalo from Texas

Jul 24, 2014
Rated: 4 by ChaseTheAce from Texas

Jul 16, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by Xzfgiimtsath from Texas

Jun 27, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by BryantForestry from Texas

Jun 27, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Stevotex from Texas

Jun 25, 2014
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Reviewed by JDV from Texas

3.59/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Pour is a very dark reddish brown with a light beige head. Smell is creamy and nutty malt and a hint sweet with almost coffee notes. Taste is roasty, nutty malt. Dry toasty nutty flavor with moderate to high hop bitterness for a brown along with maybe booze? Kind of a lingering dry bitterness in the aftertaste. Actually fairly tasty especially compared to the smell. Thin to medium body and crisp carbonation. Good brown
Jun 15, 2014
Rated: 4 by Wayne17 from Texas

Jun 12, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by rspauldi from Texas

Jun 02, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by kjkinsey from Texas

May 29, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by bmurray10 from Texas

May 27, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by bayern1987 from Texas

May 23, 2014
Rated: 3 by Sazz9 from Texas

May 21, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by greenspointexas from Texas

May 13, 2014
Rated: 4 by Texasfan549 from Texas

May 06, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by jheezee from Texas

Apr 22, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by kew from Texas

Apr 19, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by cdwil from Texas

Apr 19, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by Uanof from Texas

Apr 17, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by StArnoldFan from Texas

Apr 15, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Gagnonsux from Texas

Apr 10, 2014
Battle Line from Texian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 29 ratings