Thunder Hole Ale | Bar Harbor Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bar Harbor Brewing Company
Maine, United States
barharborbrewing.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Delicious. Full-bodied. Complex. Sure, you can say all those things. Wouldn't it be a lot more fun to take a sip of this handcrafted brown ale and come up with your own superlatives? This is the brown ale that beat Newcastle, Sam Adams and more, at the World Beer Championships in Chicago.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-10-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
245
Reviews:
125
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
11.29%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 245 |  Reviews: 125
Photo of jayhunter357
3.66/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of xtonytx
3.99/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cris4545
4.36/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of browpow
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Seem to have a hint of blueberry for a brown ale. Good though.

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Photo of JOSHRINARD
3.96/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WoostaBia
4.1/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LXIXME
3.57/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of djrn2
3.42/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fermentedbarley
2.75/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Fair. Nothing special. Fair Brew.

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Photo of Franziskaner
3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Deep brown hue with great clarity. Massive rocky beige head despite a slow pour. Probably an inch thick. After a couple of minutes it fades to a quarter inch. Aroma of dark malt and chestnut. Flavor of dark malt and caramel is prominent. The mouth is smooth and dry.

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Photo of paulish
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good brown ale. 12 oz. bottle.

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Photo of rderedin
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of Cath
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of JoeMans
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of Dools9
3.8/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of rorjets
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of gonzo000
3.31/5  rDev -11%

This beer is above average. Molasses rules the day for me, a taste not usually associated with a brown. Head was HUGE - 4 fingers on the pour. Too much carbonation. The head settles to a .5 finger head of thicker foam that lasts. The finish of this beer is not great.

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Photo of hopley
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of GFD400
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of BastardFromABasket
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Guutzilla
3.96/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of Boone757
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of AnitaBrewski
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of tkdchampxi
2/5  rDev -46.2%

Thunder Hole Ale from Bar Harbor Brewing Company
3.72 out of 5 based on 245 ratings.
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