Charlie Brown Ale | Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

BA SCORE
3.57/5
4 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
United States
ironhillbrewery.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by afksports on 12-29-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
4
pDev:
17.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Had on cask, which means Iron Hill deserves a tip of the cap.

The Charlie Brown is a dance move too, right? I greeted this one ready to shuffle.

But... shucks. Another creative... creation (is that repetition?) from Iron Hill that falls short of the mark.

It is a brown ale in appearance, and it pours with a solid batch of bubbles from the hand drawn cask. That's probably the beer's best point. Which is sorta funny, because I never thought Charlie Brown was too good looking.

Smell is just unnoticeable. A bit of malts, maybe. Taste is mostly water, and it feels almost like a red. Given the description which says it has "aggressive American hop notes balanced with a chocolate malt finish" I can only conclude that the hops were too aggressive, killed the malts, then killed themselves.

The feel in the palate is good for a cask ale, and the 5.5% is almost a perfect point for me, but that doesn't save this one from falling on its back during the football game's kickoff.

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Charlie Brown Ale from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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