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Big Rock Traditional Ale | Big Rock Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Rock Brewery
Alberta, Canada
bigrockbeer.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This medium bodied Brown Ale fills your mouth with a fusion of toasty malt and sweet caramel up front finishing with a nutty flavour, medium creamy carbonation and mild hop bitterness.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-26-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,666
Reviews:
87
Ratings:
196
pDev:
14.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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4
Gots:
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3.34/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a light caramel to brown (light for the style) with two fingers of butterscotch foam. Aroma is sweet grainy malt, artificial vanilla extract, a faint hint of earthy herbal hops. Palate is smooth, sweet corn syrup, mellow toasty malt, carnival peanuts, some treacle, vanilla toffee notes, faint earthy hops. Mouthful is quite nice actually, silky smooth and decent body, some chewy malts. An underachieving brown ale that is a decent sessional if one is in an old school pub mood. Lacks nutty punch and swings way towards sweet but mellow malt.

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Big Rock Traditional Ale from Big Rock Brewery
Beer rating: 3.4 out of 5 with 196 ratings
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