Boone County Brown | Bur Oak Brewing Company

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35 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bur Oak Brewing Company
Missouri, United States
buroakbeer.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by zeff80 on 06-22-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
35
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
9.76%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 35 |  Reviews: 16
Reviews by morimech:
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3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchase in St. Louis. Poured from a 12oz can. Chestnut brown with a small head that quickly settled. A little bit of spotty lacing is left behind. Nice combination of roast and caramel in the aroma and flavor that makes this exceptionally drinkable. Comes in at an ABV that also compliments drinkability.

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Photo of Franziskaner
3.36/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Dark brown in color with minimal light penetration. There's a half inch of frothy brown on top. The aroma is a bit difficult to detect but I'm getting some sweet caramel malt. I'm tasting caramel and light malt. The mouth is thin and watery.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The Boone Country Brown is solid. It poured a deep mahogany with no head and no lace. The scent is malty and bread. The taste is slightly sweet with good biscuit and malt. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it was a nice sessionable brown ale.

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Photo of ordybill
4.15/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the tap into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear chocolate brown with a medium sized tan colored head. The aroma is big on roasted malt and chocolate with some nut flavors tossed in. The taste is a nice mix of coffee, malt and cocoa. Overall, a very good beer from Bur Oak. My first from them.

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tone77
3.8/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a very dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is bready, malts, nutty. Taste is dark breads, malts, some hints of coffee, smooth and tasty. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an interesting twist of the style.

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Photo of jaydoc
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of enelson
3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stlfatguy
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Label says:

 Boone County Brown is a rich brown porter style beer that is surprisingly easy to drink with a remarkably smooth finish. Leaving behind notes of dark chocolate and roasted coffee. With a full bodied caramel backdrop, Boone County Brown is a smooth and mellow beer that is beyond satisfying.

Very Nice. .. that description pretty much hits it. Very smooth mellow brown ale...I just wouldn't call it a porter.

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Photo of thefluker
2.25/5  rDev -40.6%

Photo of holeinon3
3.72/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
4.09/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Clear brown body, sprite carbonation, very light tan head, some lace. Nose is sharp hop/coffee near-acidity, chocolate, as in real chocolate. Flavor is much warmer and less biting than the nose: coffee, realistic semi-dark chocolate on finish, lots of toasty malt. Sweetness prevails, but a mild bitterness is present throughout. Too highly carbonated, but medium body.
I love the rich, dark flavors while balanced by sweetness and noticeable but appropriate bitterness. Extremely realistic coffee and chocolate flavors, not just the malt-similar versions of each. This is repeat-worthy.

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Photo of Suds
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This beer is a dark brown with crimson highlights. The head is soapy and off-white, leaving an intricate lace. The brew is poured from a twelve ounce can. Earthy, nutty, and lightl spice in the flavor. Balanced, without a lot of bitterness. Solid finish.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zeff80
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Beautiful semi-opaque brown color with a small tan head of foam. It has a nice roasted aroma with a hint of bread. It has a mild bitter bite to go with sweet caramel and toffee flavors.

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Photo of LukeGude
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Brown ales aren't typically my favorite, but this one was enjoyable. On tap in Columbia, MO

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Photo of LambicLion
3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of HarmonMW
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of pjf4611
4.11/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Best damn brown I've had in a while. Pours out a nice translucent, reddish brown with a tan head. Smells nice and roasty with a touch of hoppiness underneath. Strong flavors of roasted coffee which is backed by a slight baked biscuit. Finishes with a touch of dark bitter chocolate, maybe some dark, dried fruit as well? Overall this beer has some great strong flavors while still being very sessionable. Damn good beer!

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Photo of Hohnbaum
3.49/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jewellrunner
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ElGallo
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of elliott1184
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scruffwhor
3.57/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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Boone County Brown from Bur Oak Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 35 ratings.
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